Acupuncture for Women’s Health
Being a woman is empowering, however there are certain facets of women's health that can become a strain including menstruation, menopause, cramps and more. There’s a natural timeline each woman goes through, from menstruation to pregnancy to menopause, and all the seasons in between, during which each milestone can bring about pain or discomfort. That’s why it helps to have natural and effective remedies to provide women’s relief. Acupuncture is a natural and effective treatment option that helps empower women to live healthy, well-balanced lives. Here are areas in which acupuncture supports women’s health.
A common issue with menstruation is sporadic or irregular cycles and the symptoms associated with it. Acupuncture is one of the most trusted natural remedies for PMS cramps, and helps to regulate the menstruation cycle by minimizing stagnation. It also promotes blood flow and Qi, or vital energy, through the body’s meridians. Not only does acupuncture help regulate menstruation, but it can alleviate pain from cramps, lower back pain, heavy bleeding, abdominal pain and swelling. Acupuncture is proven to reduce PMS symptoms by 78%.
Truth is, most women have at one point or another experienced hormonal imbalances which can manifest as emotional turbulence, irritability, fatigue, and more. It’s important to understand that the reason hormones become imbalanced is usually due to irregular periods. Acupuncture and herbal remedies from our Chinese herbs store are great menstrual cramps herbal remedies to help regulate menstruation and balance hormones.
High levels of stress can affect the endocrine system, or hormonal glands, and lead to infertility. However, acupuncture and Chinese herbs help alleviate stress and restore balance. According to a study from Tel Aviv University, fertility rates were 26% higher when acupuncture is combined with western treatments.
Pregnancy and Postpartum
Pregnancy is one of the most natural and beautiful seasons of a woman’s life. However, it can stir up unpleasant, even painful symptoms including lower and pelvic discomfort and morning sickness. Acupuncture employs needles to communicate with the brain and central nervous system to allow the body to naturally heal the localized area of pain.
Additionally, acupuncture helps alleviate symptoms associated with postpartum by increasing blood flow and energy, cultivating milk supply and alleviating emotional strain due to postpartum depression.
Healing for Menopause and Perimenopause
In the timeframe leading up to menopause, known as perimenopause, as well as during menopause, women experience a rollercoaster of symptoms including night sweats, hot flashes, anxiety, heart palpitations and insomnia, among others. This can be a very taxing and unpleasant experience for women, which is why acupuncture for menopause is a gentle and effective treatment option. In fact, a study from Henry Ford Hospital in Michigan found that Acupuncture and menopause herbal medicine are effective and safe menopause treatments.
Being a strong, healthy woman doesn’t mean living a perfectly pain-free life, but with Acupuncture, you get much closer. For women’s relief, holistic healing is a great way to achieve hormonal balance, regular cycles, and put the power back into your hands to decide how to heal your body.
Schedule an appointment with Robert Youngs Acupuncture located in Beverly Hills, Century City, Los Angeles. We accept all PPO health insurance plans for acupuncture and cupping.