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Game-Changing Benefits of Acupuncture for Women's Health
Acupuncture is a treatment that originated in China, dating back to 6000 BCE and is still globally used today. While useful for many ailments suffered by both men and women, it has increased in popularity in the United States over the last few years as an effective treatment for women’s health-related issues in particular. In fact, many that are not as successfully managed with Western or allopathic medicine.
Some of the indications that have been improved with Acupuncture treatment are:
With Acupuncture, comes an increase in blood flow – this aids in the reduction of fine lines, wrinkles and even puffiness. A great treatment for your face and anti aging effects.
Heavy, painful or infrequency in cycles are all common menstrual difficulties that many women face. Chinese medicine has made a dramatic difference in the lives of many with the successful resolution of symptoms.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and PMS have all had a long and successful history of treatment with Acupuncture.
Endometriosis is a painful condition where the lining of the uterus migrates to the outside and grows on the organs and ligaments around the uterus. It causes severe cramping, heavy bleeding, abdominal pain and swelling.
Similar to treatment for menstrual issues, Acupuncture treatment for Endometriosis relieves the blood stagnation and inhibits the proliferation of cells.
Acupuncture directs blood flow or qi when applied to specific points in the body. When applied to the reproductive organs, it has proven beneficial for infertility problems.
The endocrine system that affects ovarian and follicle function can also be balanced, increasing the chance of pregnancy. Several studies have shown Acupuncture to be a viable non-surgical treatment to improve the likelihood of conception.
While some women experience only mild discomfort, many women face severe and almost debilitating menopausal symptoms. Embarrassing hot flashes, sweating, mood swings and insomnia are all common complaints of women experiencing the hormonal changes associated with menopause.
According to the University of Copenhagen, Acupuncture is a good alternative for menopausal patients who do not want to use hormone therapy.
Urinary incontinence is a problem that many mothers face after having children. Researchers at the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences in Beijing conducted a study using placebos and electroacupuncture. They concluded that the women having undergone the Acupuncture treatments had a significant reduction in urine leakage over the placebo participants.
We are no stranger to knowing that women’s bodies are complex, and there are special needs that traditional therapies do not always address effectively. Holistic Vitality Center uses time tested methods to promote each person’s natural healing abilities to balance and stabilize the major systems of the body.