1) Who is an ideal candidate for this modality?
A: Women suffering from PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), endometriosis, uterine fibroids, blocked fallopian tubes, or any woman that has been unable to conceive naturally for a year or more.
2) How often should a session be done?
A: Once a week for 4-6 sessions. It should also be used in conjunction with other methods as in taking supplements or hormones. Chiropractic care accompanied at this time is also beneficial.
3) What does it do?
A: Fertility massage is designed not only to increase the flow of blood to the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes, but also to increase a sense of well being, strengthen the immune system, stimulate the balance production of hormones, and improve the health of the lymphatic system. Ultimately, massage reduces stress and anxiety which are huge contributing factors. In many fertility cases, fertility massage may help resolve possible obstructions inside the fallopian tubes in a natural and non-invasive way.These obstructions can come from adhesions, which are bands of fibrous scar tissue that binds the pelvic organs and are caused by past pelvic infections, endometriosis, abdominal surgery or physical traumas.With fertility massage, it is possible to remove these blockages by gently massaging the tissues that surrounds the internal reproductive organs.
4) What is the success rate when using this modality in conjunction of a treatment plan?
A: There is no verified percentage, however it is believed to be *up to* 30% when used with IVF or artificial insemination.
5) What are the benefits of massage/fertility massage in a nutshell besides the fact that its a natural alternative?
A: Promotes a regular menstrual cycle and hormonal balance Improves ovarian function, egg quality, and ovulation naturally Helps to increase quantity and quality of cervical mucus Improves the quality of the menstrual flow by decreasing blood clots Decreases pain caused by endometriosis Resolves blocked fallopian tubes Helps reposition a tilted uterus Treats cases of PCOS Helps the body to rid itself of ovarian cysts May assist the body in decreasing uterine fibroids Releases energy blocks of past emotional traumas Increases energy flow in the lower chakras (energy centers related to reproduction) Releases blood stasis from the uterus Strengthens the internal reproductive organs: uterus, ovaries, and fallopian tubes Helps detoxification