Case Report: Oligoasthenoteratozoospermia, Treatment with Acupuncture

Zhu, Jihe and Arsovska, Blagica and Kozovska, Kristina (2016) Case Report: Oligoasthenoteratozoospermia, Treatment with Acupuncture. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (IJIR) (IF 3.7), 2 (9). pp. 1592-1594. ISSN 2454-1362

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Abstract

Background - OAT or Oligoasthenoteratozoospermia is one of the most common causes of male infertility. Acupuncture is very often used to enhance male fertility. With acupuncture the sperm quality and production can be increased, hormonal factor can be corrected by restoring balance to the entire body and mechanical blockages can be dissolved or reduced. Purpose - The main purpose of this work is to show a case of OAT, the results before and after the treatment with acupuncture and that acupuncture is totally safe and effective treatment in the cases of man’s infertility. Methods - The patient is 35 year old male diagnosed with idiopathic OAT according to the criteria of WHO and KRUGGER. He has done 7 treatments in a period of 2 weeks in a clinic for Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture. Results - The concentration and total number of spermatozoa were significantly increased. The percentage of total motility and rapidly progressive motility was increased by 35% and the normal morphology by 72%, with 80% of sperm with intact membranes. Conclusion - Acupuncture is moving the whole body toward better health, so the sperm is in better health too. Healthier bodies make healthier sperm.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Yihe Zhu
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2016 13:54
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2016 13:54
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/16246

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