Traditional Chinese Medicine is often very effective in the area of women’s health.
PMS Symptoms include breast tenderness, increased moodiness, bloating and food cravings. Both acupuncture and Chinese herbs are very effective in ameliorating PMS symptoms. Two to three cycles are often needed to affect a change.
Menstrual Problems – These include painful periods, no periods and irregular periods. Because these symptoms are often created by a stagnation of qi and blood in the uterus area, Chinese medicine is very helpful in reducing these symptoms. Two to three cycles are usually needed to affect a change.
Fertility – please see fertility section.
Menopause – Chinese medicine is often very effective in the treatment of menopausal symptoms. Chinese herbs, some of which contain phytoestrogens, are usually more effective than acupuncture in this case. Menopause is a place where Chinese herbology shines.
Mind / Body Therapy
Mind/Body therapy can be beneficial to women struggling with poor body image, eating disorders, addictions, intimacy problems, relationship issues as well as lack of balance between work and their personal lives. Many times our stress around everyday life contributes to our bodies developing dis-ease. Therapy can give you some tools to handle your problems more effectively and lead to feel more empowered.