Many couples in modern societies experience great problems with fertility. Women suffer from many disturbances of their reproductive system, but also men are less fertile. The quality of semen deteriorated dramatically during last years. Diminished fertility is a source of many psychological nd social problems. This article shows results of clinical trials researching the effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of reproductive system in men. The beneficial influence of acupuncture on  the production of semen as well as its effectiveness in treating prostate diseases are presented. 

Prostatic diseases

In 2013 the findings of randomized controlled clinical trial proved that the stimulation of merely one acupoint resulted in distinctive improvement of life quality in patients suffering from advanced non-neoplastic prostatic hyperplasia.


Semen production disorders

Acupuncture causes lowering of scrotal temperature in men suffering from inflammatory diseases of reproductive system. This effect is correlated with the improvement of their semen quality.