Acupuncture benefits all of the unique challenges and changes that occur as men age. From supporting fertility, virility and sperm quality to addressing prostate inflammation and hormone balance.
As men age, the prostate gland can swell which may cause discomfort and urinary complications. Most cases do not require medical intervention, but symptoms may decrease the quality of life. Acupuncture can be used as a way to manage benign prostatic hypertrophy and slow the progression over timeInflammation of the prostate gland in men (called prostatitis) can cause urinary dysfunction, sexual dysfunction, and pain.
Sexual Dysfunction and Low Libido
Acupuncture can help correct some types of sexual dysfunction including low desire, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, and delayed orgasm..
It is estimated that 31% of men report issues with libido. Anxiety, stress, hormonal imbalances and anatomical problems are all treatable with acupuncture.
Some men experience hormonal fluctuations with age as their levels of testosterone decrease. These can include hot flashes, abnormal sweating, fatigue, anxiety, decreased libido and depression. Acupuncture can help manage these symptoms through the regulation of the body’s hormones.
Infertility due to a male factor accounts for 40% of couples struggling to conceive. Acupuncture has been shown in recent studies to help improve sperm count, motility, and morphology, as well as correcting some immune factors such as anti-sperm antibodies that can interfere with conception.