Dr. Tao Ma specializes in natural healing for:
- Dysmenorrhea & PMS
- Endometriosis & PCOS
- Female & Male Infertility
- Menopausal Syndrome
- Uterine Fibroids
Acupuncture and herbs promote women’s health and fertility by:
- Improving general wellbeing
- Balancing hormones
- Improving the function of ovaries
- Promoting blood circulation of uterus and increasing the thickness of uterine lining
- Decreasing stress
- Acupuncture and herbs also can improve the quality, quantity and mobility of sperm.
World Journal of Acupuncture & Moxibustion. 5(3): 28-30, 1995.
- 120 dysmenorrhea patients with 87% showing marked improvement with acupuncture compared to 32% of 44 given medication.
Infertility - Assisted Reproduction Therapy
Influence of acupuncture on the pregnancy rate in patients who undergo assisted reproduction therapy. Fertility and Sterility vol. 77, no. 4, April 2002. Clinical pregnancies
- Acupuncture Group: 34 of 80 patients (42.5%) successfully became pregnant
- Control group: 21 of 80 patients (26.3%) successfully became pregnant
- CONCLUSION: Acupuncture seems to be a useful tool for improving assisted reproduction therapy pregnancy rate.
Menopause syndrome - Hot Flashes, Night Sweating, Mood Swings
A comparison of acupuncture and oral estradiol treatment of vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women. Climacteric. 2004 Jun;7(2):153-64.
Acupuncture is a viable alternative treatment of vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women. As demonstrated by the decrease in number of flushes during the 24-week follow-up period.
Obesity in menopausal women
The effectiveness of low-calorie diet or diet with acupuncture treatment in obese peri- and postmenopausal women. Ginekol Pol. 2003 Feb;74(2):102-7.
- The results testify to the higher efficacy of the complex low calorie diet and acupuncture treatment in comparison to the low calorie therapy alone in the lowering of BMI and body weight.
- Acupuncture seems to be an additional useful healing method in treatment of menopausal obesity.
Endometriosis, PCOS, & Uterine Fibroids
These are sample articles of recent research involving acupuncture trials, for more info, visit www.pubmed.gov.