Get enough rest. Rest and relaxation is where you have a chance for your Kidney Qi to so that you don’t deplete your Kidney Qi. Working long hours, “going-going-going”, excessive exercise or excessive sex all deplete your Kidney QI. Make sure your lifestyle speaks moderation and balance and get adequate sleep. Depleting the Kidney Qi speeds up the aging process and works against improving fertility. Adequate rest is important in building the Kidney Qi which in turn helps your fertility. Try to get at least 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep per night. If you struggle with sleep, talk to your doctor.


Meditation is about relaxing the mind and the body in creating a stillness in your busy “Yang type” life. Meditation allows time to be and replenish the Kidney Yin. Taking a few moments every day to either practice Chi gong, meditation, yoga or deep breathing to allow your Kidney Qi to rebuild and help nourish the Kidney Yin to help improve fertility outcomes.


Acupuncture can be used to build Kidney Yin, Kidney Yang, and Kidney Qi and create balance in other organs and meridians. Acupuncture can be very effective in building Kidney Qi and enhancing your fertility.