Acupuncture Treatment for PCOS
I have a question about my acupuncture treatment for PCOS. I have low progesterone (.6 on day 21), average FSH (6) and a near lower limit of Estradiol (64).
From my acupuncturist I was diagnosed with kidney Yang deficiency with dampness. Also my liver and spleen energies are weak. I have a pear-shaped body. I took herbs (post-menstrual, pre-menstrual and menstrual) and got acupuncture treatments for PCOS mostly twice a week in July and August. And I had periods successfully on 2nd Sep. And I ovulated on 15th.
I am still continuing my treatments but reduced it to once a week. I do chart my cycle. My diagnostic patterns like pulse and tongue have improved a lot my practitioner says. I have a few questions regarding my TCM treatment.
In my case of PCOS, is it possible to have periods without ovulation? I am asking in both cases before TCM treatment like when I was on birth control pills and on treatment like now. I would also like to know about a normal case. Does every month ovulation occurs as periods do?
Should the cysts around both my ovaries disappear by now ? Will cysts have any effect on my conception ? Should I try to conceive this month, as it has been only a single period till now and this month's ovulation is on time as seen by charting and Ovulation Predictor Kit?
Are acupuncture and herbs advised during pregnancy with a PCOS patient?
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.