Supporting women health with Acupuncture and Moxibustion

Acupuncture / Chinese medicine and how we can support women’s issues

Woman health

Ladies, it’s time to have a chat about women’s health and what acupuncture and Chinese medicine can facilitate with women’s issues. In short acupuncture has long successful history assisting women’s health issues, ranging from infertility, amenorrhea, PMS to digestive and mood disorders. Many of these issues are common practice for are team of acupuncturists and moxibustionist. We have planned and co-ordinated a series of in-depth discussion papers for the future articles in the coming weeks. For today’s article, we’ll be outlining some of the conditions and how acupuncture can help. If you would like some areas explained or feel like you have had a positive response and would like to share please feel free. No names or personal details will be documented

Here are some of the conditions which Chinese medicine and acupuncture can assist:

  • Amenorrhea (no periods)
  • Dysmenorrhea (painful periods)
  • PMS, PMD
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Endometriosis, polyps, fibroids and cysts
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Subfertility (commonly known as infertility)
  • Miscarriages, ectopic pregnancies and immune infertility
  • Symptoms related to female hormone imbalance such as acne and fluid retention
  • Pregnancy and post-partum issues
  • Pre and post fertility issues
  • IVF assistance

We shall in the next coming articles discuss how both Western medical and Chinese medical model view / diagnosis / treat female health issues such as menses (periods). These in-depth articles will be looking at the language / and specific vocabulary of both Western and Eastern philosophies, reinforcing the ideas of qi, blood, yin and yang and how we integrate them for present times. Inclusive of diet and lifestyle choices and how this can impact on women’s health issues, we shall be discussing interpretation laboratory blood test results from Western medical and Chinese medical perspective.

Thank you for time to read article

Audrey Cortez

Acupuncturist and Moxibustion Specialist