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Infertility Treatment Package in ReLife

1217Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners usually advise infertility patients to try natural therapies first before considering the more invasive options. The wonderful thing about traditional Chinese medicine and stem cell therapy is that these two approaches stimulate the body’s own natural capacity to conceive. Natural conception and improving success rate of IVF are what ReLife is trying to achieve for our patients. Therefore, “ReLife” is proud to offer an infertility treatment package.


Our Treatments

Chinese Medicine for Infertility
As China’s proud and essence, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been practiced in China for 2000 to 3000 years, and has formed its unique system to diagnose and treat both male and female infertility. TCM methods include acupuncture, herbal medicine formula, moxibustion, cupping, Tui Na, etc.
Due to the effectiveness of TCM methods, Chinese has the lowest infertility rate in the world, less than 3%, while infertility rates in some countries are very high, some even up to 15%-17%. What could make this kind of difference? For one, Chinese medicine works on patient’s state of health holistically, improving the body’s immune system and adjusting body functions back to normal. For the other, a personalized treatment plan is always established for individual patients. According to different causes and symptoms, TCM doctors select different herbal medicine and different acupuncture points to address problems.

“Research Indicates That Chinese Herbal Medicine may be twice as Effective for Infertility as Conventional Therapies”

* Chinese Herbal Formulas (unique formulas for different people) alone demonstrated 60% effectiveness for pregnancy or increased fertility.
* Western fertility Drugs in the same study demonstrated 30% effectiveness.
* Chinese Medicine combined with Western Medical Medicine resulted in 3.5 times better odds for conceiving.

Stem cell therapy combining with TCM for female infertility

At ReLife International Medical Center, besides the application of TCM in treating many kinds of infertility, stem cell therapy, this advanced technology, is also administered to address some complicated cases.

Why use stem cell therapy for infertility treatment?

Mesenchymal stem cell(MSC) therapy, either autologous or allogenic, is proved to be effective to address infertility. MSC has the characteristics of multi-directional differentiation potential, especially can differentiate into the damaged cells. By producing a variety of factors and enzymes to promote cell regeneration, the MSCs being injected into blood can locate into the impaired parts and repair the damaged cells and gradually restore the original reproductive function. At ReLife, allogenic mesenchymal stem cells are derived from umbilical cord tissue, while autologous mesenchymal stem cells are derived from patient’s own body tissue.
However, stem cell therapy applied alone is not that ideal as expected in treating infertility. When combined with TCM methods, the treatment effects of this combination are found to be much better than that of stem cell therapy alone. And compared with TCM treatment, this combination could shorten patient’s recovery period. This combination is designed by ReLife’s TCM doctors collaborating with western medicine doctors. Comprehensive TCM methods, such as herbal medicine, acupuncture, Tui Na, etc. acting as supportive treatment, restore body’s Yin and Yang balance and thus prepare a better inner environment for the coming stem cells to survive and differentiate in the body. After the stem cell transplantation, we continually use TCM methods to create a synergy with stem cell therapy. In this way, the survival rate of stem cells injected into the body is improved substantially.

Treatment Period:

30 days counted from the first hospitalization’s date

Treatment Location:

ReLife International Medical Center
Address: No, 198, Fengbao Road, Fengtai District, Beijing, People’s Republic of China

Treatment Method and Procedure:

1, High dose of Autologous stem cells (4 IV Injections);
2, Traditional Chinese methods such as acupuncture, massage and moxibustion will be applied to enhance autologous stem cell therapy’s effectiveness;
3, Chinese herbal formula.

Stem Cell Treatment Procedure

Collect and purify marrow-derived stem cells from patient’s own tissue via bone marrow puncture;
Modify the marrow-derived stem cells with HGF;
Inject modified marrow-derived stem cells into peripheral blood (4 IV injections in total);
Combine with supportive treatments, such as traditional Chinese medicine.
The first session aims to improve patient’s general condition and reproductive system condition.

Injected approaches
IV injection

Our Specialists

ReLife International Medical Center houses a strong medical team. We have professionals specialize in conventional western medicine, stem cell therapy; TCM specialists specialize in comprehensive Chinese medicine techniques in treating various conditions; scientists focusing on the research of stem cell. They have abundant clinical experiences and have treated many domestic and oversea patients. You are guaranteed to receive professional, safe and effective medical treatments at ReLife.

Infertility Treatment FAQ in ReLife

1. How much does the infertility treatment cost?

The estimate cost of infertility treatment:
For patients who are not suitable for bone marrow puncture, allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells will be recommended instead of autologous marrow-derived stem cells. Price listing is for reference purpose only. Actual cost may differ to each patient’s condition, degree of disease and complications, etc.

The payment includes:

Bone marrow puncture procedure
Stem cell therapy
Daily Medications (prepare a good general condition to support and protect the coming cells)
Traditional Chinese Medicine treatments
3 months of Chinese herbal formula
Room fee for the patient AND for 1-2 accompanying family member(s).
General medical services; Doctor’s visits, laboratory tests and image examinations etc

The payment does not include:

Emergency medical treatment, stabilizing treatment, or treatment for unrelated illness
Unexpected expenses such as prolonged time of hospitalization.
Food.  (The estimated cost is around 300 USD per person for a month in Beijing)

What cells do you use for infertility treatment?

Here at ReLife, we apply autologous marrow-derived stem cells, allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells if needed for Infertility patients.

What’s the source of the stem cells?

ReLife uses marrow-derived stem cells from patient’s own tissue via bone marrow puncture and allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells derived from umbilical cord tissue.

ReLife Contact Info

Address:  No.198 Feng Bao Road, Feng Tai District, Beijing, People’s Republic of China.
P.C: 100071
Official No.: +86 10 89614903
Email: info@relifemed.com
Web: www.relifemed.com