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Dr.Shine’s Naturopathic management of fertility focuses on optimizing the health of the reproductive system and addressing underlying imbalances that may be affecting fertility. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been used for thousands of years to promote fertility and treat infertility. TCM views fertility as a complex interaction between different systems and organs of the body, and emphasizes the importance of balance and harmony to support healthy reproduction. Here are some common Natural medicine practices used for fertility management:


This involves inserting fine needles into specific points on the body to stimulate circulation, balance hormones, and regulate the menstrual cycle. Acupuncture has been shown to improve ovarian function, increase blood flow to the uterus, and improve the quality of eggs and sperm.

Herbal Medicine:

Fertility treatment includes prescription specific herbs and supplements to support fertility, based on an individual’s constitution and symptoms.
Some commonly used herbs for fertility include ashwagandha, shatavari, and gokshura.

Yoga and Pranayama:

Natural medicine recognizes the role of stress and emotional health in fertility, and encourages practices like pelvic openers, gentle inversions yoga poses and pranayama (breathing exercises) to promote relaxation and balance.

Diet and Nutrition:

TCM views food as medicine and emphasizes the importance of a balanced and nourishing diet to support fertility. Specific foods and nutrients that are believed to support fertility include leafy greens, whole grains, nuts and seeds, and healthy fats like avocado and olive oil.