Acupuncture for Men


As men grow older and their bodies change, a number of different conditions – such as ones that deal with sexual dysfunction, decreasing fertility and/or energy levels, or prostate health -- are more likely to occur.  Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can do wonders for men who want to achieve hormonal balance, increase their energy, or reduce inflammation. Additionally, acupuncture treatment along with specific Chinses herbs can help to improve fertility by promoting increased sperm count and quality.  Read on to explore the ways that acupuncture can help men to be the best they can be.


Hormone fluctuations and low testosterone production are commonplace in men who are getting older.  Regulation of the hormones should be the goal, and a great way to do this safely is through acupuncture and herbal formulations.  In this manner you can manage or completely mitigate most associated symptoms, such as heavy sweating, low energy, hot flashes, anxiety, sexual dysfunction, and mood swings.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Prostate swelling, or benign prostatic hyperplasia, can range anywhere from uncomfortable to very painful.  Urinary dysfunctions often accompany swelling of the prostate gland.  The majority of benign prostatic hyperplasia cases may not require medical treatment. However, there can be no doubt that the associated symptoms may be unpleasant – and acupuncture can treat you if you have them. 

Increase Your Libido

Some estimates suggest that over 30% of men will experience a drop in their virility in their lives, with the chances increasing with age.   Any number of factors can contribute to a drop in male sex drive, including hormonal imbalances, stress and anxiety, anatomical anomalies, and so on.   are all treatable with acupuncture and Chinese herbs. You can find more information of reviving libido here.

Male Factor Infertility

Couples who struggle to conceive may be helped dramatically if the male seeks acupuncture treatment to increase fertility.  Male factor infertility is thought to be the root cause of problems conceiving in as many as 40% of couples. Studies have shown that acupuncture and Chinese herbs can dramatically improve sperm quantity morphology, and motility -- they can even correct some immune system conditions such as overproduction of anti-sperm antibodies. This can really improve conception results.


When a man’s prostate gland becomes inflamed we call it prostatitis.  This inflammation condition can lead to the manifestation of numerous sexual dysfunctions, or urinary problems, and even pain. Acupuncture and herbs can serve as a powerful adjunct treatment in cases of acute bacterial prostatitis as well as some chronic variants of the condition. It can reduce pain, inflammation, and increase overall male health.

Sexual Dysfunction

Acupuncture treatments and Chinese herbs can be used in tandem to address the numerous sexual dysfunctions men can experience during their lifetime.Indeed, acupuncture is capable of increasing the sex drive, helping to correct erectile dysfunction, reducing premature ejaculation, and balancing the hormones.If you suffer with some form of sexual dysfunction and would like to discuss a plan for improving your outlook with acupuncture, please reach out to Matt for a consultation.Acupuncture can be a game changer!