Research suggests that acupuncture helps activate the parasympathetic nervous system’s “relaxation response,” as well as boosting the nervous system’s production of mood-improving endorphins and encephalins. Here’s the link.
Infertility is serious. It’s raw. It cuts to the core and makes accomplished, successful, confident people humble, vulnerable, and doubtful. Infertility is so serious, in fact, that sometimes I find myself laughing with my patients as a way to cope.