Has anyone used Chinese herbal meds? I went to acupuncture for the first time today. Very out of my comfort zone but willing to try it.

I am a little skeptical abt the herbal pills they gave and wondering if anyone has tried this?

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Yes, I’ve done accupuncture for many years and taken herbal meds. Mainly for asthma and allergies. Now getting acupuncture in prep for my transfer next week.
Not specific for fertility but I’ve taken herbs and it has worked for me. The pills are easier vs the traditional form is to get the herbs and boil it and drink the “soup” which is very bitter.

If you’re making soup, add meat like you’re making stock - makes it delicious! Have been making Dong Quai chicken soup every month for last 2 months and drinking it like bone broth every day for 1 week each cycle. Ultrasound scans say my pelvic circulation is good (not sure if it was an issue before though)

Not comfortable because of an episode in house md. Just did accupubture and refused to take the herbs.

Preparing for a transfer now. My RE explicitly said no Chinese herbs. I suspect this is because she can’t monitor / control what may be in them, but given how many meds I’m hopped up on to try to make this work - I took her advice and turned my acupuncturist down.

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