TCM and Male Fertility

TCM and Male Fertility

From a TCM perspective, three organs are largely responsible for one’s fertility – the Kidney, Liver and Spleen. The Kidney stores the Reproductive Essence, the Spleen transforms Nutritive Essence into Energy and Blood, and the Liver regulates the movement of Energy in the body. Infertility could result when one or more of these organs are not functioning optimally.

Causes that may affect the Kidney, Spleen or Liver include an unhealthy lifestyle, poor diet, lack of exercise, excessive toxins in the body, environmental factors, emotional imbalance and one’s genetic disposition.

Male Infertility Causes

Modern day research statistics suggest that 35 to 40 percent of infertility problems are caused by male conditions. Common causes of male infertility include –

A semen analysis can provide information about your current condition as it measures volume (total volume of ejaculate), standard semen fluid test (e.g., thickness, colour, acidity), concentration (sperm count; sperm/mL), morphology (sperm shape and structure; associated with sperm health), motility (% of sperm that show forward movement; mobility) and total motile count (total number of moving sperm).

TCM Perspective On Male Infertility Causes

From a TCM perspective, male infertility is a result of the following –

Thomson Chinese Medicine Fertility Services

Thomson Chinese Medicine offers alternative and complementary fertility treatments for both men and women. We use Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as standalone treatments for couples wanting to conceive naturally as well as to complement conventional fertility treatments couples might be going through to improve your chances of conception. We work closely with IVF patients from both private and restructured hospitals to complement their fertility treatments with our TCM treatments to improve pregnancy success rates for couples.

Thomson Chinese Medicine has formulated 2 specialised TCM fertility programmes – one to assist couples to conceive naturally and the other for couples going through assisted reproductive therapy (IUI and IVF). See the links below for more information.

Fertility Treatments

Acupuncture for Fertility

Chinese Herbal Medicine for Fertility

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