Los Angeles Acupuncture

Acupuncture for fertilityMind Body Spirit is a Los Angeles Acupuncture Clinic located in West Los Angeles near Santa Monica. Specializing in women’s health and infertility, we offer Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, and Tai Chi/Qigong along with a number of alternative healing modalities to provide patients with the best possible standards of health care.

Treatment plans are carefully targeted to the individual needs of each patient to ensure maximum effectiveness.

Dr. Jiling Hu, a women’s health specialist with extensive education in both Eastern and Western medicine, has more than 20 years of clinical experience on acupuncture and traditional chinese medicine specializing in the following:

Acupuncture treatment for infertility is a great modality to help couples conceive naturally or to help the success of ART (assisted reproductive therapy) such as IUI or IVF.

Couples are treated with appropriate acupuncture protocols to fit the constitution of each person.

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Acupuncture is primarily concerned with regulating the individual’s life force, the body energy or ‘Qi’. It has a number of beneficial physiological effects:

Acupuncture has a relaxation response with decreased heart rate, lowered BP, stress reduction and increased energy and tissue regeneration.

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can treat menopause effectively and naturally. Every woman should go through menopause with no signs or symptoms. The symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, insomnia, depression, and dryness are all symptoms of the body being out of balance. Acupuncture and herbs can help bring the body back to balance and relieve symptoms completely naturally with no side effects.Read More
Traditional Chinese Medicine does not recognize depression as a particular illness per se, but it aims to treat the specific symptoms that are unique to the individual using a variety of techniques such as acupuncture, Chinese herbs, tui-na massage, and tai chi exercises to restore imbalances found in the body.Read More

Acupuncture can significantly increase your chances of conception
if your infertility is due to one of the following

Poor sperm quality (low count, motility, and/or morphology)
Recurrent miscarriage
Amenorrhea (no menses)
Endometriosis
Irregular and Anovulatory Menstrual Cycles
Luteal Phase Defect (LPD)
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Premature Ovarian Failure (POF)
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Stress
Poor Egg Quality
Thin and Unresponsive Endometrium (uterine lining)
Cervical / Uterine Factors
Immunological Factors
Fallopian Tube Factors

Recent Posts

Cupping therapy

Cupping is one of the oldest methods of traditional Chinese medicine. The earliest recorded use of cupping dates to the early fourth century, when the noted herbalist Ge Hong wrote about a form of cupping in A Handbook of Prescriptions. Later books written during the Tang and Qing dynasties described cupping in great detail; one textbook included an entire chapter […]

Acupuncture ‘doubles the chances of getting pregnant through IVF’

Acupuncture can increase the likelihood of getting pregnant while undergoing fertility treatments.  Read this article in the Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk

Acupuncture for Integrative Oncology Support

The American Cancer Society has reported that half of all men and a third of all women in the United States will develop cancer during their lifetimes. Although there are many forms of cancer, all forms of the disease begin with abnormal cells that grow out of control.
Unlike other illnesses that are eradicated by the body’s natural defense system, cancer […]



Dr. Hu is great. My Fertility doctor recommended I do acupuncture while undergoing a round of IVF. I went to Dr. Hu before and after the procedure and now have a beautiful baby to show for it.

Marisa S.