Researchers are finally catching up with what acupuncturists have known for thousands of years.
Acupuncture is an effective and safe treatment for women’s health issues. I remember being completely amazed myself when acupuncture alleviated menstrual pain that I had been suffering from for years. All the medical community could offer me were drugs that knocked me out, or surgery. I didn’t want to have a hysterectomy in my 30’s!
When I saw an acupuncturist for only 4 or 5 treatments, my menstrual pain pretty much disappeared! Personal experience lead me to study acupuncture so that I could help others. I am still really frustrated when I hear about women who suffer their whole lives with hormonal imbalances that affect their health. It is so unnecessary to be in pain!
Now I am in my menopausal years and the relief I get from hot flashes, brain fog, sleeplessness and aches and pains is amazing. I wish everyone knew about this stuff!
This blog post by Acupuncture Blog Chicago explores several recent studies that show how acupuncture is effective in helping women who have had breast cancer, polycystic ovarian syndrome, hot flashes and infertility. Read more here…