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1123 Broadway, #418
New York, NY 10010
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Cindy E. Levitz, L.Ac. — a licensed acupuncturist in New York City, NY - takes a modern approach to acupuncture, the ancient Chinese medical art of stimulating energetic points on the body to relieve a variety of health concerns. This practice offers customized care to help individuals restore health through pain-free holistic treatment strategies. It is an effective approach to most health issues including back, neck and shoulder pain, fatigue, stress and mood disorders, women's and men's health, digestive problems and others.

What Causes Infertility & What Can Be Done About It? August 14, 2018

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What Causes Infertility & What Can Be Done About It?, Manhattan, New York

If you’re experiencing infertility, know you aren’t alone in struggling with this women’s health issue. About 12% of women of childbearing age in the United States have had trouble getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to full term. While some genetic factors affect infertility, there are also a few lifestyle changes you can make to improve your chances of conceiving. Cindy E. Levitz Lic. Acupuncturist in Manhattan, NY, discusses the topic below.

Causes & Symptoms of Infertility

Women who can’t become pregnant after trying to conceive for more than a year may be infertile. Medical conditions that affect the reproductive system (ovaries, fallopian tubes, and uterus) can cause infertility, such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), low egg count, blocked fallopian tubes, or uterine abnormalities. Being overweight or underweight can also affect fertility and other women’s health issues like menstrual cycle regularity.   

How to Improve Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Diet & Exercise

women's healthIf you’re overweight or underweight, you can meet with a nutritionist to discuss your dietary needs. They help you customize a plan that fits your needs and lifestyle. Adding exercise you enjoy to your daily routine is also very beneficial. Choose something fun to keep you on track. Cindy E. Levitz, L.Ac. always guides you with those concerns also as she is working with you.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture, which involves treating specific energetic points on the body, can address a number of the causes of infertility. It improves blood flow and regulates hormones, which can stimulate reproductive function.  It also helps relieve stress, which interferes with conception. Consider adding acupuncture to traditional medical treatments to improve your chances of getting pregnant.  

Know Your Cycle

Tracking your menstrual cycle will help you know when you’re most fertile. Your acupuncturist will often ask you to take your basal body temperature, which gives us more information about how your body is functioning.  Women’s health tracking and fertility apps can also be useful, as they will help you get to know your body’s monthly cycle.

Cindy E. Levitz Lic. Acupuncturist, serving Murray Hill, Gramercy Park, and Midtown South will help you feel healthier, happier, and pain-free the natural way. She offers acupuncture to treat neck and back pain as well as anxiety, headaches, mood disorders and other health problems. She is also extensively trained to treat women’s health issues and has a high success rate using acupuncture for infertility. Check out her complete list of specialties, then call (212) 924-8034 to schedule your complimentary acupuncture consultation near Flatiron and Chelsea. Visit her website to learn more about her.

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