Historically in the East, herbal medicine was a principal measure for women’s health issues and important part of fertility enhancement. Combining herbal medicine with IVF is commonplace today in integrative fertility clinics in Korea, Japan and China. It is less common in the western world, although continuing research is demonstrating herbal medicine can raise IVF success rates.
Most common indication for herbal medication use at Pathways has been the problem of Thin Endometrium which can impair implantation and cause recurrent miscarriage. Herbal medicine traditionally used to improve implantation and prevent miscarriage are thought to work by mechanisms including improving uterine receptivity, hormone receptor sensitivity and angiogenesis.
If you have fertility problems related to egg production and/or egg quality issues or the loss of organ reserve and energy production problems which are diagnosed as diminished ovarian reserve, premature ovarian ageing, or metabolic disorders such as PCOS, a custom-formulated herbal medication will be prescribed as part of the treatment plan. Most herbal medicines are used to prior to your cycle.
The use of Herbs for IVF / IUI / timed intercourse