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Can Alternative Medicine Boost Your Fertility?

Some experts say yes. Here are six methods worth trying.

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Acupuncture

Like yoga, acupuncture helps reduce anxiety and depression (not to mention improves endocrine and metabolic problems, and reduces inflammation throughout the body), and it's a growing trend among couples trying to conceive. And here’s why: Studies have shown that women who get acupuncture treatments while undergoing IVF treatments actually boost their chances of becoming pregnant by 65%. True story.

Acupuncture has also been shown to help the male reproductive system, which is pretty noteworthy considering that 20% of the infertility issues couples face are caused by the male partner alone.

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