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A healthy hormonal system is every woman’s birth right and acupuncture has much to offer in regulating each phase of life. Many problems that women feel that they have to put up with can be resolved with acupuncture and lifestyle changes.

Women have used Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for centuries in the East for symptomatic and long term healing. Research suggests that acupuncture has a powerful effect on the HPA axis ( Hypothalmic Pituitary Adrenal Axis ) which controls reactions to stress and many body processes including hormones

Here are some menstrual issues that can be helped:

  • Period pain or pain on ovulation

  • Heavy or light bleeding

  • Irregular cycle length

  • Spotting between periods

  • Headaches linked to menstrual cycle

  • Food cravings linked to your menstrual cycle

  • Endometriosis (To reduce heavy bleeding)

  • PCOS ( Polycystic Ovary Syndrome),

  • Increases blood flow to the ovaries, thus promoting ovulation

  • Reduce the number of cysts and ovarian volume

  • Improve metabolic function of patients with obesity

  • Perimenopause and Menopause

  • Hot Flushes

  • Night Sweats

  • Tiredness

  • Vaginal dryness

  • Heart palpitations

  • Anxiety and insomnia

  • Acupuncture in Pregnancy

  • Nausea during pregnancy

  • Breech babies

  • Preparing for labour

  • Induction of labour

Jayne Almond Acupuncture Southampton
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