Thousands of years ago, only natural treatments such as acupuncture New York were used for health problems and for physically and mentally staying fit.  Acupuncture is a uniquely Chinese medical procedure that has spread in popularity all over the globe because of its potency, efficacy, natural approach and general safety.   It still is growing in popularity especially now when people are beginning to be conscious of the health risks involved in medications and surgery.

For some people who have benefited from acupuncture treatment before, acupuncture is the first treatment option they go to when they suffer from a condition.  To others who are reluctant to try acupuncture because of the needles and because they listen to the propaganda of acupuncture skeptics, it is the treatment of last resort after using up all options.

The human body has over 500 points of energy called acupuncture points or acupoints, for short.  These points are where acupuncture needles are inserted albeit not all at once.  Depending on the condition that needs to be treated, specific points will be chosen to restore energy balance on the energy deficient organs these acupoints are associated with.

In the recent past, acupuncture was merely thought to be a way for relieving minor body pains, tension and stress.  Acupuncture does address these conditions; however, it is now used as a perfect solution to more major problems and disorders such as chemical and behavioral addictions, low and high blood pressure, stomach ulcers, sprains, muscle and joint strains, migraines and much, much, more.  This treatment is also especially effective in treating certain types of male and female infertility.

Regarding infertility, studies show that a healthy couple usually takes up to two years to naturally conceive.  Some couples are not as fortunate as infertility problems come in the way of realizing their wish of being parents.  Many of them avail of fertility or reproductive assisted programs to conceive naturally or artificially.  Numerous studies have validated acupuncture treatment as an effective natural treatment for infertility problems.

For the treatment of infertility, needles are usually inserted in the stomach, legs and other parts of the body.  Acupuncture for the treatment of infertility can treat both male and female impotency.  The theory behind this treatment is that the needles help to increase blood circulation in the reproductive system as well as regulate and normalize hormone function, which has been verified to happen during controlled acupuncture tests for infertility.  Being an all-natural and effective treatment, acupuncture for infertility is now a popular treatment option in the United States.

Acupuncture can also be used as a complementary treatment for other reproductive assisted programs such as in vitro fertilization, egg donor transplant or artificial insemination.  As a stand-alone infertility treatment, it can be used for problems such as PCOS, anovulation, luteal phase defect and other non-structural reproductive problems.