This study looked at the effect of acupuncture on women who were not ovulating and found that acupuncture seems to adjust FSH, LH, and E2 in two directions and raises progesterone levels. The study also looked at animal experiments which confirmed the results found in women.
In one study, women with unexplained infertility were found to have TSH levels on the higher end of normal, showing that mild, or even sub-clinical hypothyroidism, is the undiagnosed cause of many fertility problems
Research shows that cupuncture for in vitro fertilization in women with poor ovarian response can have a positive effect.
Studies have shown acupuncture and Chinese herbs to be effective forms of treatment for PID.
Yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of an organism called Candida. Recent research has now verified that acupuncture stimulates immune function that increases the resistance to bacterial and viral infections.
This study looks at the relationship between the intestinal flora and its metabolites in glycolipid metabolic disorders and the effect of acupuncture and Chinese herbs in treating metabolic disorders through the intestinal flora and its metabolites.
Overall, studies have shown that acupuncture changes sex hormones in various gynecological conditions and can help increase estrogen, especially estradiol, progesterone, prolactin, as well as other hormones.
Studies have shown that acupuncture can effectively treat PMS.
Studies have shown the efficacy of using acupuncture to help balance hormone levels, especially progesterone.
Studies have shown the efficacy of using acupuncture and Chinese herbs when treating painful gynecological conditions.
Studies show that acupuncture as a treatment for uterine polyps is both safe and effective and gave positive results in treatment.