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Acupuncture improves the pregnancy rate of women with PCOS

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Objective: To observe the effect of acupuncture on endometrium and pregnancy outcomes in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) infertility undergoing in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET). Methods: Eighty-three patients were randomly assigned to observation group (40 cases) and control group (43 cases) according to the random numbers generated by SPSS software. The …

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Acupuncture benefits PCOS

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Objective: To observe the effect of ZhuLian’s type Ⅱ inhibition needling technique on sex hormones, insulin resistance and ovarian morphology in rats with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), so as to explore its mechanism on regulating endocrine and metabolic dysfunction of PCOS. Methods: Twenty-four female SD rats were randomly divided into control, model …

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Electroacupuncture and moxibustion improves PCOS symptoms

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Objective: To observe the effect of herb-partitioned moxibustion combined with electroacupuncture on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in patients with symptom pattern of kidney deficiency and phlegm-dampness. Methods: Totally 62 PCOS patients who met the inclusion criteria were randomly divided into intervention group and control group. In the intervention group, acupoints were subjected …

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Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine increases ovulation and pregnancy rates in women with PCOS

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Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex polygenic disease and is one of the most common endocrinological and reproductive disorders. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of acupuncture combined with herbal medicine among infertile females with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Method: A total of 86 women with …

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Electroacupuncture regulates insulin and DHEA levels in PCOS females

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common, complex, and heterogeneous endocrine and metabolic disorder. There is no standardized treatment, and it therefore requires individualized therapies according to the symptoms and pathogenesis of each patient. The present study aimed to determine the effect of electroacupuncture at the acupoints Zusanli (ST36), Sanyinjiao …

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Electroacupuncture improves the efficacy of letrozole and endometrial thickness in women with PCOS

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Objective: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder affecting folliculogenesis and endometrial receptivity. PCOS causes low fertility due to failures in folliculogenesis and ovulation. Electroacupuncture may help improve folliculogenesis and endometrial receptivity. Electroacupuncture can decrease tonic activity in the sympathetic vasoconstrictor pathway to the uterus. This study was conducted to …

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Electro-acupuncture improves glucose and PCOS

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Objective: To explore the effect of electro-acupuncture on glucose and lipid metabolism in unmarried patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Methods: Fifty-four PCOS patients were equally randomized into true acupuncture group and sham acupuncture group (control) for totally 16 weeks of treatment by random method with a computerized randomization program. Patients in …

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Acupuncture is able to stop PCOS and diabetes progression

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Patients with PCOS and diabetes who had undergone acupuncture treatment from January 2019 to June 2020 were recruited in this study. The potential miRNA-mRNA network co-expressed in PCOS and diabetes was obtained through bioinformatics analysis. The expression levels of candidate gen es were determined using quantitative qRT-PCR to study the …

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Electric-acupuncture improves insulin resistance, mitochondrial dysfunction and PCOS

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A rat model of PCOS-like symptoms was established by subcutaneous injection with dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), and then EA treatment at acupoints (ST29 and SP6) was carried out for 5 weeks. To inhibit autophagy in rats, intraperitoneal injection with 0.5 mg/kg 3-MA (an autophagy inhibitor) was performed at 30 min before each …

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Acupuncture reduces DHEA levels in PCOS women

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Design: A total of 54 women with PCOS were randomly assigned to either the acupuncture group (n=27) or the sham acupuncture group (control, n=27) for a total of 32 treatments over 16 weeks. In the acupuncture group 26 patients and in the control group 20 patients completed the trial. Outcome measures: Main …

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