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Leading acupuncture specialist for facial rejuvenation, pain relief, stress relief, fertility, fatigue, anxiety.
Based at Kensington and Chelsea at Central London. Qualified as a medical doctor in Western medicine in China with a Medical degree from Beijing, China and a PhD degree from the UK. Many year research and clinical experiences. This blog is for information only.

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https://anamayahealth.blogspot.com/2018/03/dr-maggie-ju-talks-about-vulvodynia.html

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M Ju. (2015) What Part Does Acupuncture Play in IVF?
The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 22 Issue 1 March 2015 P21
M Ju (2014) Current opinion in acupuncture on stroke rehabilitation
The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 21 Issue 1 September 2014 P9

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Acupuncture assists women with PCOS to ovulate

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition in which a woman’s ovaries don’t work well. The symptoms include irregular periods due to irregular ovulation; excess androgen causing excess facial and body hair; polycystic ovaries containing many fluid-filled follicles and enlarged. If these women want to get pregnant, they can have difficulty to conceive.

Recent research provided more evidence that acupuncture help women with PCOS to get pregnant. For instance, a study investigated the effects on ovulation and reproduction promotion with acupuncture and clomiphene in PCOS. In this study, 80 patients with PCOS were allocated into two groups: acupuncture plus clomiphene group and control group with clomiphene only. In the control group, since the 5th day of menstruation or medicine-withdrawal bleeding, clomiphene was prescribed for oral administration, continuously for 5 days. In the acupuncture plus medication group, the medication was the same as the medication group. In addition, the acupuncture was added three times a week. The treatments duration was three months. The result has shown that The ovulation rate in the acupuncture plus medication group was higher than that in the medication group; endometrial thickness and morphology in the acupuncture plus medication group were better than those in the medication group; the levels of estrogen and progesterone in the serum in the window period of implantation, the results in the acupuncture plus medication group were higher remarkably than those in the medication group. The pregnancy rate in the acupuncture plus medication group was higher than the medication group in tendency,


References
Yu L et al Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2018 Mar 12;38(3):263-8. doi: 10.13703/j.0255-2930.2018.03.009.

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