This lecture will discuss an integrative approach between a successful reproductive endocrinology clinic and the holistic principles of TCM to enhance egg quality and outcomes for women. Therapies utilizing antioxidants, supplements, acupuncture and dietary changes will be reviewed. Case studies will be presented in addition to data supporting the use of these practices in assisting women who have been given a poor prognosis.
- Review interpretation of hormonal testing associated with a poor prognosis for pregnancy.
- Discuss the role of antioxidants, supplements and Chinese herbs to enhance egg quality.
- Describe acupuncture protocols to enhance egg quality and improve blood flow.
- Present case studies where women were given no possibility of conceiving and overcoming these barriers.
IFS from June 7, 2016