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Menstrual Cycle

Acupuncture is helpful with treating the following problems of the Menstrual Cycle and Gynecological Disorders

  • Painful periods (dysmenorrhea), bloating and edema
  • PMS and mood changes
  • Endometriosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Irregular menstrual cycles
  • Ovulatory dysfunction
  • Migraine headaches
  • Issues with digestion

There are several disharmonies that can cause disruptions during the menstrual cycle. The acupuncturist will ask many questions, diagnose by taking the pulse, and an examination of the patient’s tongue. This information will form the diagnosis and thus the right treatment plan for the patient.

In Chinese Medicine, the transition between reproductive age and non-reproductive age involves a decline in Kidney energy. This energy is the most important in Chinese Medicine. Kidney energy controls reproduction, bones, teeth hair, and emotionally speaking, will power and the energy to accomplish things. Acupuncture can not only help boost kidney energy, but also help balance the body when menopausal symptoms occur, such as hot flashed, mood swings, and digestive issues.

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