Posted on: February 12, 2020

Treating The Symptoms Of Menopause With Acupuncture

Acupuncture treatment is becoming a more natural option for treating women going through menopause.

Many women that are treated with acupuncture for menopause regularly suggest that it reduces their instances of hot flashes, mood swings and anxiety. By preventing emotional and hormonal imbalances, acupuncture treatment lessens the severity of menopause symptoms.

Acupuncture treatment is widely considered to be a non-invasive and highly effective way for achieving balance within the body. Acupuncture is an extremely gentle treatment option that has been shown to reduce inflammation, improve conditions like hot flashes as well as reduce insomnia and irritability. Women are regularly lose sleep as a result of their menopause may be able to improve the overall quality of life by undergoing regular treatment with acupuncture.

The use of acupuncture treatment for menopause

Traditional Chinese medicine has been using acupuncture as a treatment for menopause for thousands of years. Menopause is seen, as a natural occurrence is something that can be balanced through a deficiency of the yin. Yin equals body fluids that are keeping body nourished and cool, by restoring balance in Yin deficiency acupuncture can help with cooling menopausal women, reducing frequency and intensity of hot flushes and night sweats in some cases eliminating those completely.

Researchers are looking into some of these results. In a recent study conducted on 70 women that had moderate to severe symptoms of menopause, the group was split into two with a control group receiving no menopause and a second group experiencing weekly treatments. 80% of the women involved in the acupuncture group suggested that the sessions offered them some type of help with their symptoms of menopause.

Every woman is different and will have different symptoms so each patient going through menopause will receive treatment tailored to their needs.

By utilising regular treatment options with acupuncture there are many women that are finding relief from their most immediate symptoms.

Many women that have suffered from heavy symptoms of menopause have suggested that acupuncture has helped them to experience a boost in their mental health, their sleep, their stress levels and much more.

If you regularly experience symptoms that are affecting your quality of life with menopause, you may want to consider seeking out acupuncture treatment to manage these symptoms head on. As scientific studies have shown, working with an acupuncture practitioner on a weekly basis can provide you with many health benefits in treating the most severe symptoms of menopause.

https://www.bmj.com/company/newsroom/acupuncture-may-ease-troublesome-menopausal-symptoms/

Please make sure that you make appointment with practitioner who is qualified and registered with British Acupuncture Council, as unfortunately there are a lot of people who advertise acupuncture but do not have sufficient training as TCM practitioners.

If you would like more information about how acupuncture could help you please get in touch.