​​From Infertility to Fertility

1. What is infertility?

Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant (conceive) after one year unprotected sex.

2. What causes infertility for women?

Ovarian disorders:

The following diseases can cause irregular periods. A woman with irregular periods is likely not ovulating.

  • hormonal disorders 
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Functional hypothalamic (FAH) 
  • Diminished ovarian reserve (DOR)
  • Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI), early menopause
  • menopause
  • excessive exercise
  • eating disorders
  • injury or tumors

Blocked and damage fallopian tubes:

  • a history of pelvic infection
  • a history of ruptured appendicitis
  • gonorrhea and chlamydia
  • endometriosis
  • a history of abdominal surgery

Uterine or cervical abnormalities :

  • uterine fibroid
  • cervical opening and mucus problems


Thyroid problem:

  • hyper
  • hypo

Cancer and treatment

  • ​radiation and chemotherapy 

​other conditions

  • diabetes

 3. What cause infertility for men?

  • low sperm count or other problem of sperm
  • swelling in the scrotum
  • a previous vasectomy
  • overexpose to tobacco,smoke, alcohol, steroid, heat...
  • radiation or chemotherapy
  • diabetes , mumps

4. How do acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine work with infertility?

Infertility had been treated with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for more than 2,500 years.  According to many famous ancient and modern medical books, infertility and other female issues has been recorded and give detail explanations of how and why infertility happened and also give effective treatments with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. So far, millions of infertility case has been treated with acupuncture and Chinese herb Medicine, and have great results.

The following is the reasons acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine works.

Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine can :

  • reduce the emotional or physical stress, including stress of reproductive organs
  • balance the male and female hormones
  • improve the egg's maturity and quality 
  • improve the blood flow of the ovaries and uterus
  • help deliver more nutrients to the reproductive organs
  • remove the toxin and waste from the reproductive organs
  • ​reduce or clear out the inflammations of the fallopian and uterine 
  • regular female's period and reduce the clots and cramping pain
  • increase sperm counts
  • increase sperm motilities
  • strengthen the immune system and reduce inflammations of reproductive organs

​5. What do I expect when I have my first office visit?

The patients' first visit are always very important. we will have the history taken, evaluation, with Chinese traditional medicine diagnosis of tongue, face and pause diagnosis, then will give the best treatment plan of  acupuncture and Chinese herb medicine. Most of the patients will have acupuncture treatment then.

Acupuncture needles are extremely fine like hair, almost painless. We use disposable needles. The patient will enjoy the treatment along with relaxation music. The most of the patients feel tranquil during and after treatment. 


6. How experienced is the  Acupuncturist and herbalist?

Julie Chen Nelson is one of most experienced acupuncturist and herbalist in Orange County, She has been completely trained with western and Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. She taught Medical school in China and Acupuncture school in America, she is continually teaching licensed acupuncturist with continue education. She has great success to treat infertility patients and help many of them to get pregnant and have baby in China and America for 25 years. She is kind and caring  to the patients. She is always taking time to listen.

​7. What else can acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine  work after conceive?

Acupuncture also help:

  • reduce morning sickness
  • support the health pregnancy
  • balance the hormones
  • balance the blood sugar and blood pressure
  • relief the back pain
  • induce labor

8. Can I have acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine treatment while I have IVF or IUI?

Absolutely yes! Many infertility doctors refer patients with IVF or IUI to have acupuncture and Chinese herb treatment along with IVF or IUI to make IVF or IUI successful. The reasons of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can help are:

  • reduce FSH level
  • increase huge numbers of follicles and good quality follicles dramatically
  • improve the blood supply to the uterus to support embryo 
  • prevent miscarriage

9. Please call (949) 248-2983 to make appointment for a free consultation!

Let's start!

​​​Asia America Acupuncture & Herb Institute

​​​Julie  Chen Nelson, L. Ac (Licensed Acupuncturist in San Clemente, Orange County, CA)

25+ years of experiences

Call Us:  +1.9492482983


Asia America Acupuncture Herb Institute

Julie Chen Nelson, L. Ac.

657 Camino de Los Mares, #288

San Clemente, CA 92673


(949) 248-2983



Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 5:00 pm.

Saturday, Sunday: Closed

We serve  Orange County, the city of San Clemente, Telega, San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Laguna Niguel, Mission Viejo, Ledara Ranch, Laguna Hills, Aliso Veijo, Lake Forest, Irvine, Newport Beach. 

Acupuncture and Infertility