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Acupuncture and Women's Health

Acupuncture can be a great therapy for numerous women’s health issues. Below are the most common women’s health conditions that we treat with acupuncture and herbal medicine in our clinic – although there are, of course, many more conditions for which acupuncture can be a useful modality!
 
Problems with periods:
·      Painful periods – endometriosis, cramping, or low back pain with periods
·      Irregular menstrual cycles – absence of periods, short cycles, long cycles, or irregular menstrual cycles
·      Heavy bleeding with periods or spotting between periods
·      PMS symptoms – bloating, breast tenderness, digestive upset, irritability, heightened emotions, cramping, acne, etc.
 
Problems with the external genitals:
·      Genital warts, genital herpes, genital sores
·      Vulvodynia or other pain of the vulva
 
Fertility:
·      Trouble getting pregnant and still trying to conceive naturally
·      Trouble getting pregnant and going through Western fertility treatments such as Clomid, IUI, and IVF
 
Obstetrics:
·      Morning sickness
·      Fatigue during pregnancy
·      Sinus issues, allergies, colds, headaches, or migraines during pregnancy, when avoiding medication
·      Breeched presentation
·      Delayed labor
 
Hormonal Disorders:
·      Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
·      Adrenal fatigue
 
Menopause:
·      Vaginal dryness
·      Fuzzy-headedness, memory loss, anxiety

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine work at restoring balance to the body’s systems to approach any of these problems from a holistic perspective. Your acupuncturist will work with you to determine the best possible course of treatment for your unique experience.
 

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IVF on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 1:45 AM
Acupuncture seems to be a good solution which can promote more successful fertility rates amongst more women.
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