The treatment of both female and male infertility in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) has always played an essential role in China. In order to receive professional and satisfactory treatment, it is necessary to clarify the cause(s) of infertility according to western medicine and to submit a corresponding clinical result.
Relevant information such as menstrual history, hormone status, tube health, basal body temperature curve, spermiogram, accompanying diagnoses such as endometriosis, PCOS, fibroids etc are important information when it comes to adjusting treatment. In China, as in Taiwan, there is a close cooperation between Western medicine and TCM.
How is TCM treatment carried out if I want to have children?
Daily intake of Chinese or western herbs in the form of powder concentrates, herbal soups or tinctures according to the phases of the menstrual cycle. Before or during planned IVF/ICSI an individual diagnosis and corresponding TCM herbal recipe are made. Herbal therapy to increase sperm count and mobility is also carried out for male fertility disorders.
Some patients also require regular acupuncture therapy.
The duration of treatment is at least 3-6 menstrual cycles, depending on the western & eastern diagnosis of infertility.
Objectives: support and prepare for the planned IVF; complementary medical treatment of the causes of infertility, constitutional treatment.
Important: During the herbal therapy, the continuous measurement of the basal body temperature is necessary for the TCM therapist to adapt treatment.
We recommend you contact us if you are interested.
Dr. med. Ngoc LEVAN
TCM-Ordination, Bischofstraße 5, 4020 Linzn
Tel. +43 650 70 70 660
Dr Ngoc Levan’s experience:
Born on October 25, 1969 in Saigon, Vietnam. Arrival in Austria as a refugee in May 1980 and grew up in Linz with an adoptive Austrian family (Dilp. Ing. Werner and Mathilde Halla) until High School graduation in 1990.
1982-1990 School in Linz, 1990 – 1997, study of Medicine in Vienna, doctorate in July 1997. From 1997 undertook the study of traditional Chinese medicine and the medical association diploma for acupuncture. Study visits to the People’s Republic of China, Chengdu (2001) and to the People’s Republic of Vietnam, Hanoi (2003, Prof. M. D. Nguyen Tai Thu). Three-year herbal medicine training with François Ramakers resulting in a diploma (2003). Founding member of the Working Group for Traditional Chinese Medicine (arge-tcm), 2003. Practicing general medicine with a focus on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and acupuncture since 2003 – with a focus on fertility. Completed medical association diploma for Chinese diagnostics and medicinal therapy and a diploma for TCM Dermatology with Mazin Al-Khafaji (London) 2006. Training in Vietnamese facial diagnostics and massage with Prof. Buoi Quoc Chau in 2013, Saigon with certification for teaching. Diploma for Western Herbal Therapy according to Jeremy Ross, Vienna School for TCM 2014.