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Category: Acupuncture and PMS

Research Shows Acupuncture Can Reduce Menstrual Pain

A July, 2017, study tested acupuncture as a treatment for women suffering from menstrual pain. Researchers found that over 50% of the women in the study reported a 50% reduction in pain symptoms, furthermore the success was maintained at the one year mark. This acupuncture study is the work of medical researchers from Western Sydney University, Australia and: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 8, 2017

Help For Women With Uterine Fibroids

In my Chicago acupuncture practice I treat many women for various gynecological problems. A common one is uterine fibroids. Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors of the uterus that often occur during child bearing years. For many women the fibroids are not problematic but for some they can be painful and cause bleeding. I recently came: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on June 14, 2012

New Study Looks at How Acupuncture Helps Menstruation and PCOS

For many women who suffer with menstrual problems and/or PCOS, you may have already discovered the benefits of acupuncture. But, why does acupuncture work? Now, a new study has found that acupuncture normalizes estrogen activity, decreases androgens, and influences changes in the hypothalamus region of the brain.  To read more about this study click here.

Posted By: tcm007 on February 27, 2012

Feeling Irritable? Acupuncture Can Help

*This article is from Everyone suffers from irritability and moodiness from time to time, but if you find that a short temper and frustration are becoming a constant issue for you, then acupuncture may be able to help. Often irritability and moodiness are the consequence of chronic stress in your life. Over time these: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on September 16, 2011

Acupuncture for Menstrual Cramps

Researchers from the Oriental Hospital at Kyung Hee University Medical Center in South Korea reviewed 27 studies (nearly 3,000 women), and found that acupuncture may be more effective than drugs or herbal medicines for severe menstrual period pain Reuters in Hong Kong recently reported the study that found acupuncture to be helpful in alleviating menstrual: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 8, 2010