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Category: 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

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

Mutant Gene Linked To Uterine Fibroids

Unfortunately uterine fibroids are a common problem for women. It is a complaint I see regularly in my Chicago acupuncture office. As many as 60% of women develop fibroids by age 45. One study is now suggesting that a mutant gene is responsible. If that is the case, we have moved one step further toward: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 30, 2011

Flowers Used In Chinese Herbal Medicine

Another creative and informative article by Cathy Margolin L.A.c.Flowering plants are smart. They know how to grab our attention and the attention of passing insects. Flowers are intentionally flaunting sex. Makes perfect sense really, since it’s the flowers job to manage the reproduction of the plant. Plants produce beautiful flower petals of varying colors and: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on May 7, 2010

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

Researchers Say Chinese Herbs Relieve PMS Pain and Reduced It's Reoccurrence

Chinese Herbal Medicine May Help Reduce Menstrual Pain Says Cochrane Collaboration by Cathy Margolin A study involving nearly 3,500 women in several countries suggests Chinese herbs may be more effective in relieving menstrual cramps than drugs, acupuncture or heat compression. Australia-based researchers said herbs not only relieved pain, but reduced the recurrence of the condition: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 15, 2010

Chinese Herbs Help Prevent Painful Menstrual Cramps

Many women deal with painful menstrual cramps every month. Chinese Medicine can work wonders when it comes to PMS. Both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can reduce cramping, bloating, and irritability that often accompany a woman’s monthly cycle. This article discusses some of the commonly used Chinese herbs for PMS. By Cathy Margolin L.A.c.Jun 1st,: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 16, 2009

Chinese Herbs Best for Period Pain

This article is From Marie Claire Magazine October 2007 CHINESE HERBS ARE more effective at battling period pain than conventional drugs, claim researchers.A group in Australia has discovered that herbal mixtures, including liquorice root, cinnamon bark and fennel fruit, will relieve painful cramps far better than anti-inflammatories or the Pill. More than 3,5000 women took: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 17, 2008