The information in this book can increase your success rate with in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other assisted reproductive technologies (ART) by as much as 60%. Research has shown that acupuncture alone can increase the success rate of IVF by 35%. By also adding Chinese herbal medicine, it is Dr. Lifan Liang’s experience that you can almost double that increase. In this book, Dr. Liang describes her extremely successful step-by-step protocols for combining acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine with IVF. Whether you are a Western MD specializing in infertility, a Chinese medical practitioner, or a couple experiencing difficulty conceiving, this book is sure to give you new hope and a new approach to dealing with this all too common and difficult condition. Text includes:
- Step-by-step clinical instructions for using Dr. Lifang’s protocol
- Both acupuncture and herbal medicine treatments
- Numerous case histories
About the Author
Dr. Lifang Liang, O.M.D., Ph.D., received her M.D. from the Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine. After graduating, she spent six years receiving specialized training in gynecology. She then practiced and taught at the medical school for fourteen years. In 1989, Dr. Liang moved to the United States to conduct research on in vitro fertilization at the University of Texas Medical School. Following that, she moved to San Francisco to teach gynecology at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Liang has recently earned her Ph.D. from the American Global University Program for Oriental Medical Research in the treatment of infertility using a combination of Chinese and Western medicines. Dr. Liang is a member of RESOLVE, a national resource organization for those battling infertility. She is currently pursuing her dream of combining Chinese and Western medicine for the benefit of her patients and the development of medicine in San Francisco, where she teaches gynecology at ACTCM, and has her own clinic.
AUTHOR: Lifang Liang