Women of all ages can benefit from acupuncture care. In a new century traveling at warp speed, women’s health issues are not solely determined by gender. Careers, sports, lifestyle choices, injuries, stress and family responsibilities certainly influence women’s health. Traditional Chinese Medicine can offer some solutions to maintain good health and a sense of well-being. From the first menstrual cycle through menopause, gynecological concerns impact a woman’s life. Acupuncture and herbal remedies can regulate a multitude of conditions, including PMS, (to relieve such symptoms as irritability, distention, low back pain and insomnia), menopause and migraines, (to relieve night sweats, mood swings and hot flashes), and the pain of endometriosis.
Acupuncture can help relieve cramps, bloating, irritability and PMS. Periods don’t have to be uncomfortable. Acupuncture and herbal remedies can help regulate a woman’s cycle and enable her to live without interference and embarrassment from PMS symptoms.
Menopause and Migraines
Unlike the common cold, menopause can last several years! Symptoms may include, hot flashes, night sweats, irritability, mood swings, insomnia, dryness, and weight change. Often migraines can occur during menopause. As each patient is unique, the acupuncture physician will ask a detailed list of questions in order to diagnose and help solve any problems. Many women wish to explore options other than hormone replacement therapy. Herbal, or homeopathic, remedies are most helpful in nourishing the body and mind to not only treat the causes of migraine headaches but also to relieve the symptoms experienced during menopause.
Endometriosis and Fibroids
Acupuncture and herbal therapy can often relieve or reduce the pain and heavy bleeding associated with endometriosis.