Our patients often ask how acupuncture boosts fertility. One of the ways is by reducing inflammation in the reproductive system. I recently came across this little study showing acupuncture’s anti-inflammatory effects for the pelvic inflammatory disease.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an acute inflammation in your reproductive organs. It is a complication often caused by STIs, like chlamydia or gonorrhoea. With a recent rise of reported STIs cases in New Zealand, there is an increased risk in of women developing the pelvic inflammatory disease.
It’s concerning as you may not realise you have PID. Symptoms may be mild, or you may not feel any difference at all. However, if you have symptoms like