Does acupuncture actually benefit infertility in males?
Here is an article from Archives of Andrology: Effect of acupuncture on sperm parameters of males suffering from subfertility related to low sperm quality. Siterman S et al Arch Androl. 1997 Sep-Oct;39(2):155-61
A group of infertile men with abnormal semen analysis were randomly divided into 2 groups; one was given 10 acupuncture treatments over 5 weeks, and the other group, no treatment. Significant improvements (p < 0.05) were demonstrated in the acupuncture group compared to the control group, in particular improved motility and morphology
The Asian Journal of Andrology had also published an article: Effects of acupuncture and moxa treatment in patients with semen abnormalities. Gurfinkel E et al Asian J Androl. 2003 Dec;5(4):345-8
In a prospective, controlled and blind study, a group of infertile men (married for 3-11 years without children) were randomised into two groups, the treatment group receiving 10 acupuncture treatments and the control group receiving sham acupuncture treatments. The patients in the acupuncture group demonstrated a significant increase in the percentage of normal forms compared to the control group
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