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Fertility News

Viva the Vagus!

posted on 22nd April 2016 by Stefan Chmelik

Vagus Nerve Stimulation   Stefan Chmelik, CEO BioSelf Technology Additional text by by Ann Freeman   Hummingbirds are a mystery. They are incredibly small, and their hearts beat incredibly fast. All zoological precedent should dictate that their lives be drastically short. However, these bright little birds defy biological science by living five times the length […]

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Viva the Vagus!

posted on 22nd April 2016 by Stefan Chmelik

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Stefan Chmelik, CEO BioSelf Technology Additional text by by Ann Freeman Hummingbirds are a mystery. They are incredibly small, and their hearts beat incredibly fast. All zoological precedent should dictate that their lives be drastically short. However, these bright little birds defy biological science by living five times the length their heart-fluttering […]

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Choosing Where to Have Your Baby

posted on 29th October 2013 by Stefan Chmelik

Home or Hospital: Where Should Your Baby be Born? The idea of giving birth at home is one that many women consider. It seems to be the most natural thing in the world and yet it has become relatively uncommon in this country over the past few decades. Holistic healthcare such as that practiced by […]

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Unbelievable new home visit service!

posted on 10th July 2013 by Stefan Chmelik

  The Words No Acupuncture Patient Wants to Hear… “You can get up now…” Well now you don’t have to! We are always striving to improve every aspect of our service and to offer you more, so as part of our new 2013 programme I am thrilled to introduce my colleague Mr Parmjit Sandhu who […]

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Male Fertility: Could you father a child aged 96?

posted on 25th October 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

An Indian pensioner named Ramjeet Raghav recently became the world’s oldest dad at 96 years of age. This makes it sound as if there were no age limit on male fertility as there is with women. But, while the effects of aging have been far less studied in men than women, there is a body of research that shows that both quality and volume of semen drops with age.

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The evidence supporting the use of acupuncture in fertility

posted on 11th October 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

There is now a large body of scientific research that has shown the effectiveness of acupuncture as a treatment to increase fertility in women, and increase the likelihood of a successful pregnancy. Here’s a quick summary of some of that research.

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New research on how acupuncture improves IVF success rates

posted on 6th October 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

Previous research has demonstrated that acupuncture improves IVF outcomes – both for pregnancies and live birth rates. New research has determined a biochemical mechanism by which acupuncture achieves this effect.

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Ross Stephenson on Stress

posted on 30th August 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

What does it mean to be stressed, in the modern world, and the role of meditation and acupuncture in helping manage it.

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How long does it take to get pregnant?

posted on 10th July 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

I’m often asked the million-dollar question: “How long will it take me to get pregnant?” Of course, for any individual woman this is impossible to answer definitely. What I can do though, is provide an estimate based on my assessment of her level of fertility. In an article published in the Lancet in 2002, Johannes Evers […]

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The top 4 excuses NOT to have acupuncture

posted on 10th July 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

Most people that we see in our clinic are quite comfortable with acupuncture, but we know there are more of you out there who would benefit from acupuncture if we could answer some of the most common reasons we hear for avoiding it. So here goes…

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