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Are you interested in learning more about Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM? TCM is a type of medicine highlighted by use of herbal medicines and various natural mind and body practices to treat or prevent health problems. There is a large focus on acupuncture, massage, mind/body techniques and meditation in TCM, and many celebrities and regular women swear by TCM for fertility. Read on for seven fertility boosting tips straight from TCM. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here
Increasing blood flow to your reproductive organs is key in Traditional Chinese Medicine, as experts say a stressful life actually pulls blood flow away from the reproductive organs and makes it harder to get pregnant. How to bring that blood flow back where it needs to be? TCM experts suggest acupuncture, focused relaxation, yoga, and massage therapy.
Having hormones that are out of balance can really wreak havoc on fertility. Stress is a killer when it comes to fertility, and stress is the number one thing that can throw your hormones out of whack. When it comes to balancing hormones, the best things you can do naturally are eating a healthy diet and getting plenty of exercise, so that they body can balance out those hormones on it’s own.
According to TCM, the liver and the lungs are both closely related to fertility. The liver is related to anger frustration, stress, and desire, while the lungs are related to sadness, fear and grief. Improving your emotional well-being with acupuncture, massage, yoga and meditation are all great ways to combat these issues.
According to TCM, “dampness” can build up in our body and lead to cysts and fibroids, making it hard to get pregnant. Therefore, damp foods like butter, cheese, milk, yogurt, ice cream, greasy foods and alcohol should all be eliminated from a fertility diet if you are trying to conceive. Wet clothing and extremely humid environments should also be avoided.
Knowing when you ovulate is of the utmost importance when it comes to trying to conceive. Ovulation is only a 3 or 4 day window, and there are only 12-48 hours each month when a woman can become pregnant. Ovulation predictor kits, basal body thermometers, and learning to check your cervical mucus are all great ways to now when you are ovulating to improve your chances of getting pregnant.
Sometimes, the magazine ideal of the thin, perfect woman is just not conducive to conception. Don’t obsess over being the perfect weight, the perfect size, or looking perfect. You don’t want to use up all of your body’s valuable energy on other things.
One of the main lessons of TCM is that obsession is bad for fertility. The more we stress and worry over getting pregnant, the more we wreak havoc on our fertility. Try to remain calm and “go with the flow” so to speak when it comes to your fertility and you will have better results.