There are many natural cycles in a Woman's life from puberty to menopause including pregnancy and childbirth. Ideally these physical transitions should be seamless with minimal disruptions to our everyday lives and emotions. However more and more women are finding these transitions uncomfortable, distressing and sometimes painful. Acupuncture can help make these significant milestones much easier and the way they are meant to be.
Acupuncture and Women's Health
Women’s Health includes gynaecology, fertility, pregnancy, post natal and menopause, Chinese Medicine focuses on the treatment and diagnosis of diseases and conditions that affect a woman’s physical and emotional well-being understanding and recognising the close relationship between physical and emotional health.
For many women, it can be difficult despite the large amount of information available, how they can help themselves and manage their symptoms better. Also there is a common belief that many of the symptoms are 'part of being a woman' While other symptoms may feel too embarrassing to discuss, resulting in them being ignored or accepted.
Common symptoms that may benefit from Acupuncture treatment include:
Pre Menstrual Syndrome - PMS
lack of periods, irregular periods, heavy periods, painful periods
absent or irregular ovulation
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
recurrent Urinary Tract infections (UTI's)