Accupuncture and endometriosis
(Grand Prairie, TX)
Hi, my name is Vickie and I'm 41 years young! :-) I've been getting acupuncture treatments since May 2009. In February, I was diagnosed with severe endometriosis. Since my treatments, I've noticed much improvement with my pain during ovulation and my mensus. I am going to a Board Certified Fertility Acupuncturist.
My question is: I am at a crossroad right now. Since my treatments, I have indeed seen improvement but I'm not pregnant YET. I really don't feel comfortable taking fertility drugs and have heard the horrible stories of the side affects. I'm taking liquid herbs along with my prenatal vitamins. Should I just wait it out or should I go talk to a family planning/fertility doctor? At least to see what and how much improvement has been made since my acupuncture treatments?
I don't think it is impossible for someone of my age to become pregnant naturally. I'm in good health and I don't smoke or drink. It is the waiting part from month to month that is so disappointing to me. My husband and I do not have any kids so this would be our first baby. We've been married 2 1/2 years and this is our first marriage. We so desire a baby and have to stay positive and cling to our faith that what I have been doing for the last 8 months have not been in vein and that what I am doing is working.
I would appreciate your thoughts on this. I think without hope there is no life and with life you have to have hope.