Changes in serum cortisol and prolactin associated with acupuncture during controlled ovarian hyperstimulation in women undergoing in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer treatment.

Mageralli et al, Fertil Steril. 2008 Dec 30

This study concluded that there appears to be a beneficial regulation of cortisol and prolactin in the acupuncture group during the medication phase of the IVF treatment. There was also a trend toward more normal fertile cycle dynamics.

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