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Has anyone tried them?


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#1 IamAuntyA

Posted 08 February 2013 - 12:50 AM

I'm thinking about trying Chinese medicine & acupuncture to help with my 'lady issues' (endo & PCOS) and to also help with falling pregnant.
I was just wondering if any of you ladies have tried either of them? If so did it help at all?
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#2 kay11

Posted 08 February 2013 - 12:57 AM

Yes I tried it. No it didn't do a thing. I had an underlying condition that once treated (using a rheumatoid arthritis medication) meant I accidentally fell pregnant. It all added up to be quite expensive and the acupuncture was painful (and apparently that meant it was 'working').

#3 Pretty Wings

Posted 08 February 2013 - 08:12 AM

I've tried accupuncture a few times and to be honest I'm not really sure (I haven't been doing it long enough to know whether it worked or not).  I stopped doing it cause it was getting too expensive to be honest - they have like a 4 month plan for me and I could see it was going to get too much financially for me , and my doctor didn't seem to think it would make any difference at all with me anyway.

I think it helps you to relax to an extent, but you can find other (cheaper) ways to relax too.

It's worth a shot - do it once or twice and see how you feel.

#4 Nov2012Baby

Posted 08 February 2013 - 08:16 AM

I had endo back in 2010 and had a laparoscopy. Then I had 3 months of minerals and one lot of chinese herbs. In 2011 I had regular acupuncture with an experienced acupuncturist who specialised in women's issues and some homeopathy as well. Fell pregnant 2012 without even trying, a pleasant surprise original.gif

In my opinion it was the combination of western medicine and natural medicine that helped fix the problem.

#5 IamAuntyA

Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:24 PM

Thank You Ladies original.gif

I think I might give it ago for a couple of months to see how it goes, I'm seeing my specialist on Monday to get tests and ultrasounds done and all that fun stuff to try to work out why I haven't had a period for 4 months (I think I ovulated this month tho as I got the cramps and everything around that time) and see what her opinion is on it.

#6 libbylu

Posted 09 February 2013 - 11:29 PM

I started having acupuncture while undergoing IVF.  The round of IVF where I had acupuncture before and after was successful although I have no idea if this contributed at all.
In any case, it is extremely relaxing, so I guess it doesn't really matter.


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