Blocked Fallopian Tubes

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Blocked Tubes

Chinese Herbs - Fertility at Total Wellness Centre TorontoBlocked or damaged fallopian tubes prevent eggs from getting to the uterus and sperm from getting to the egg. Leading causes include pelvic inflammatory disease, sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia, and previous sterilization surgery.


Functional blockage in which the tubes are blocked only some of the time is typically caused by stress. Stress tends to constrict pelvic musculature and decrease blood flow. This can be a factor in a person’s inability to conceive.


The most common Western medical intervention for blocked or damaged fallopian tubes is laparoscopic or other surgeries to open the tubes if possible (for small areas of blockage).

Acupuncture and/or herbal treatments can help with incomplete blockages and certain blockages with specific causes. Acupuncture and herbal treatments help to reduce swelling, promote healing and reduce scaring.  Acupuncture is also useful in reducing stress and increasing blood flow.


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Research Studies on Infertility
Total Wellness Centre has found and reviewed relevant scientific studies on the treatment of infertility with acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine. Please review the most up to date worldwide research on our website.
Fertility treatments at our clinic
At our clinic, we treat people facing infertility using TCM alone, or in combination with concurrent western medical intervention such as intrauterine insemination (IUI), in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedures. We would be happy to share our many success stories with you.
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