Information & Treatment of Infertility in Vancouver Canada
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Infertility
Definition: Ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, or longstanding infection from an STD or other infections can cause inflammation which scars reproductive organs and inhibits fertility.
Symptoms: many times a woman does not know she has PID. Sometimes the following may occur; foul smelling vaginal discharge, fever, chills, and nausea, pain in the lower abdomen, bleeding between periods, painful intercourse, need to pass urine frequently, and painful urination.
Causes: chlamydia, gonorrhea, or other STD's that have spread from the vagina to other reproductive organs. Multiple sexual partners are the main causitive factor.
Diagnosis: a swab is taken and analysed for infection.
Treatment: antibiotics to combat infection, and surgery to remove scarring.
Treatment of Infertility & IVF Support with Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine in Vancouver
Dr. Spence Pentland, Dr. TCM, R.Ac, FABORM
Dr. Spence Pentland is a provincially licenced Doctor with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners and Acupuncturists of BC,
& a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (click on letter credentials for more info).
His clinical practice in Vancouver has focused on the treatment of men's and women's reproductive health issues since 2004,
helping hundreds realize their dream of having happy healthy families.
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1. Dr. Spence Pentland's Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Treatment of Infertility in Vancouver
2. The IVF Acupuncture Group - a team of doctors specializing in providing quality, evidence-based acupuncture services for patients undergoing IVF in Greater Vancouver
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