Acupuncture for Fertility in Tampa and St. Petersburg

Anne Hermann, M.D.

Dr. Anne Hermann’s evidence–based approach to medicine includes the use of acupuncture treatments for fertility in Tampa and St. Petersburg. Approximately 1 in 6 couples struggle to get pregnant, and acupuncture has been proven to not only increase the chances of getting pregnant, but to increase the likelihood of a safe and healthy pregnancy as well. Medical studies prove that acupuncture can increase both a male and female’s reproductive health.

How does acupuncture address infertility?
Medical studies prove that acupuncture can counteract infertility by decreasing the effects of stress and balancing one’s hormones. Acupuncture helps to increase blood flow to the uterus and ovaries as well. Additionally acupuncture for fertility will:
• Minimize the effects of drugs used in IVF
• Strengthen the immune system
• Reduce the chance of miscarriage
• Improve the quantity and mobility of sperm

Medical studies prove acupuncture works for fertility
In a medical study of IVF transfer patients, there was a 43% pregnancy rate in the group receiving acupuncture 25 minutes before and after embryo transfer. This study was done in Germany in 2002 by Wolfgang E. Paulus.
In a clinical study by Paul C. Magarelli, M.D., Ph. D, the study used two group of women seeking to get pregnant. One group received real acupuncture treatments while the other group thought they were receiving acupuncture treatments, but in fact were not. The group that received the actual medical acupuncture treatments had a higher pregnancy rate of 28.4%.
The listed research was published in Fertility and Sterility, the journal of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

The offices of Dr. Anne Hermann treat fertility patients on a daily basis in their Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater offices. Dr. Hermann works with several reproductive medicine groups in Tampa and St Pete with excellent results. To schedule your acupuncture appointment, call 813-902-9559.

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Back Pain Relief through Acupuncture in Tampa and St. Petersburg

Anne Hermann, MD

Acupuncture has been medically proven to effectively address back pain. The medical practice of Anne Hermann, MD in Tampa and St. Petersburg, FL is based on evidenced-based medicine that includes acupuncture treatments that relieve back pain. Back pain relief provided by acupuncture is not a placebo affect but is clearly proven to provide long term relief in medical studies.

In a recent report from the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine, 33 studies including 2200 patients were analyzed. The studies were done based on the gold standard of medical evaluation which included testing done with true acupuncture and sham studies. In the sham studies, needles were placed incorrectly or not inserted. The results proved that acupuncture treated back pain in the both short term, 3 weeks after the last treatment, as well as back pain relief for long term periods.

Back pain is the most common condition treated by the medical acupuncture physicians in the offices of Anne Hermann, M.D., P.A. in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater, FL. A full medical evaluation is recommended in the first visit, followed by three acupuncture treatments. Following the third acupuncture treatment, your condition will be reevaluated for continued acupuncture treatments or other medical therapies.
To schedule your acupuncture appointment, please call 813-335-5649.

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