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Category: Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

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

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 8, 2017

5 Must Read Acupuncture Studies About Women's Health

2010 – The Journal of Clinical Oncology published the results of a study which showed that acupuncture helped relieve pain and stiffness in breast cancer patients who were being treated with hormone therapies. Acupuncture has always been great for pain; chemo patients are one specific group who benefit. 2010 – A study published in the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 5, 2013

What You Need To Know About PCOS And Chinese Medicine

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder that is estimated to affect five million American women every year. It often results in irregular or no menstruation and fertility difficulties due to the lack of regular ovulation. This condition got its name because most of the women with PCOS (but not all) have ovaries: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 22, 2013

PCOS Symptoms Controlled By Acupuncture

PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome,  is a common female endocrine disorder that often results in irregular menstruation and fertility difficulties due to the lack of regular ovulation. Recently, researchers from the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology in Sweden published the results of a new study in the American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and Metabolism. Their: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 7, 2013

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.

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 27, 2012

New Research Reports: Acupuncture Can Benefit Women With PCOS

By Cathy Margolin L.A.c. A recently published study in the American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and Metabolism concluded that low frequency electro-acupuncture improved menstrual frequency and balanced sex steroid levels in women with PCOS, polycystic ovarian syndrome. Amenorrhea or oligomenorrhea are common problems associated with PCOS. The study measured that electro-acupuncture improved menstrual regularity: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 24, 2011

2 Great Books on Fertility

Both of these books offer good advice about enhancing your fertility.   Taking Charge of Your Fertility ~ This book has easy-to-understand explanations of hormones, the menstrual cycle, menopause and how to tell when you are ovulating. Even if you are not trying to get pregnant this book will gives you a better understanding of your: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 3, 2010

Acupuncture Provides Improvement to Women with PCOS

According to a new study, women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) can benefit from exercise and electro-acupuncture treatments because these treatments reduce sympathetic nerve activity. This finding is significant because elevated sympathetic nerve activity plays a role in hyperinsulinemia (a condition in which there are excess levels of circulating insulin in the blood), insulin resistance,: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 7, 2009

Fertility Research with Acupuncture Delivers Healthy Results

By: Jennifer Dubowsky L.A.C, M.S.O.M., Dipl.AcTraditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced for thousands of years. Amazingly, the first written gynecological records date back to the Shang dynasty (1500 BC- 1000 BC), but here in the U.S. and other Western countries, people are just beginning to understand and appreciate the effectiveness of Traditional Chinese Medicine.: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 19, 2008

Today Show Features Chinese Medicine For Fertility

I am so happy to report that this morning the Today Show did a very positive segment on Chinese Medicine and how it can improve fertility. I have known for years how helpful both Acupuncture and Herbs can be to help couples get pregnant. I’m glad Meredith Vieira and others are finally taking notice. To: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 16, 2008
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