Acupuncture and herbal medicine have a rich history of treating women's health disorders. From irregular cycles, amenorrhea, endometriosis, PCOS, cramping, PMDD, fibroids to PMS, Oriental medicine is able to help you get back to a pain-free and regular cycled existence.
Early on, Chinese medicine understood the importance of treating diseases specific to women. The famous TCM classic, Huang di Neijing (The Yellow Emperor's Medicine Classic), written over 3,000 years ago, described the anatomy, physiology, diagnosis and diseases that were specific to women.
A woman's body goes through many different cycles in the course of her lifetime, from puberty to pregnancy to menopause. Acupuncture and herbs work to modulate hormonal balance and provide support during any stage of the life process.
A PERIOD WITHOUT PMS AND CRAMPS
For women who want to relieve cramps and PMS, acupuncture can help.
We all may think we are destined to experience pain and discomfort once per month, but this is not true. According to Chinese medicine, a woman will menstruate about every 25-31 days for 5-7 days with no discomforts, physical or emotional, throughout their cycle. How many women believe painful periods or PMS as a normal part of their menstruating lives?
Irritability, cramps, breast tenderness, emotional instability, painful periods, headaches, clotting and more can all be helped by acupuncture and herbs, often with complete resolutions. We work with the endocrine system and restore hormone function to provide relief.
Acupuncture and Chinese medicine has been shown to be more effective at relieving menstrual cramps and pain than pharmaceutical drugs, according to some studies.
Acupuncture and herbs are able to help regulate the woman's menstrual cycle, from shortening or lengthening the period when needed. An irregular cycle is a sign of imbalance, and approaching the problem immediately will only help with health later in life..
From more moderate PMS to more severe and deeply troubling symptoms of PMS, Oriental medicine is able to effectively help balance your hormones and customize treatments to suit your needs.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome affect from 5-10% of women of menstruating age and is one of the leading causes of fertility issues today. For many women, the diagnosis leaves them feeling hopeless or at a loss as to what to do. Chinese Medicine, through herbs, regular acupuncture and a focus on customized dietary therapy has been effective in treating PCOS, improving menstrual cycles and fertility
Affecting millions of women in north America and a leading cause for fertility issues in many women. Often linked to high levels of stress, it is a condition where the presence of actively growing and functioning endometrial tissue is found in locations outside the uterus. Through regular acupuncture and custom herbal formulas, recent studies have shown to be able to reduce the endometriosis and alleviate symptoms.