Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are extremely successful in the treatment of Gynecological / Genitourinary Disorders like infertility, kidney stones, PMS, menopause and more.

PMS
For most woman, PMS arises from a stagnation of Liver energy. In eastern medicine, the Liver is an organ system that is responsible for the smooth flow of substances, such as energy or blood, within the body. When Qi and blood become blocked, they stagnate and are unable to properly nourish the body. This stagnation frequently manifests in woman in the form of PMS.

The treatment for PMS would comprise a multi-faceted approach incorporating many of the modalities of Traditional estern medicine. Acupuncture, probably the most well known branch, would function to free up any blockage in the meridians. It calming affect would directly and profundly affect the emotional roller coaster along with aiding mensterual cramping. An herbal formula would be selected or custom made based on that particular individual's imbalences. This would take into account each person's internal landscape and constitution.

Infertility
Acupuncture and Traditional Eastern Medicine provide better circulation and better blood flow to the womb. It will give a better nourishment to the eggs so that implantation can be successful. Acupuncture improves circulation to your ovaries and to your uterus. It aids ovarian stimulation, improves the thickness of uterine lining, and can help with implantation. Acupuncture is also relaxing, with helps to lower total cortisol levels and increase progesterone output; important factors to increasing your chance of having a child. Sometimes conception is difficult because the female has what is termed "A pathogenic womb," in which case it is too damp, too cold, too warm or too deficient to support life. Acupuncture can correct pathogenic influence by draining dampness, warming coldness, or cooling heat within a person so that the womb is a good, healthy, and nutrient rich environment to produce life. For this reason, it is very important for a patient to have a consultation with us so that the root of the infertility can be established and an appropriate treatment plan produced.

In Summary, Acupuncture and Traditional Eastern Medicine have a long history of benefiting fertility in many ways. Benefitits of TEM include for Women:

  Thickening in your uterine lining.
  Increased blood flow to your uterus.
  Regulation of the menstrual cycle and the hormones.
  Reduction of your stress associated with fertility problems.
  Improved function of your ovaries.
  Individualized Treatment Prescription to treat the root of your infertility

And for men...
  Improved semen quality and quantity.
  Reduce stress and improve well being.

Menopause
Gynecological conditions including Premenstrual Syndrome(PMS), fibroids, endometriosis, and infertility along with menopause are some of the most successfully treated problems by acupuncture and traditional eastern medicine. Traditional eastern medicine has long recognized that health and vitality can be sustained over a woman's lifetime by restoring balance within the body and supporting the natural production of essential hormones. Menopause is a transitional period marking the cessation of ovulation in a woman's body. Symptoms vary from mild to severe and are brought on as our bodies try to adapt to decreasing amounts of estrogen. Symptoms can include hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, fatigue. mood swings, memory loss, dryness, headache, joint pain and weight gain.

Menopause patients are encouraged to maintain a healthy weight, stabilize blood sugar, and eliminate stress, tension and anxiety or learn new techniques to cope with them to diminish the effects they have. Traditional eastern medicine does not recognize menopause as one particular syndrome and aims to treat the specific symptoms that are unique to each individual using a variety of techniques such as acupuncture, herbs, bodywork, diet recommendations and energetic exercises to restore imbalances found in the body. Therefore, if 10 women are treated each will receive a unique, customized treatment with different acupuncture points, different herbs and diet recommendations.

With support from acupuncture and traditional eastern medicine along with small changes in lifestyle and diet, menopause can be a time of a revival of vital energy and an opportunity for personal growth. Acupuncture and Traditional Eastern Medicine work exceptionally well for all of women's gynecological health issue. If you have any questions regarding women's health issues please contact us, we will be happy assist you.