Women who struggle with irregular and painful periods benefit from acupuncture treatments to regulate their cycles. Frequent symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and irregular periods can be alleviated with acupuncture treatment and Chinese herbs.
Acupuncture has been proven to provide relief from various symptoms of PMS including:
- Menstrual cramps
- Irregular periods
- Pre-Menstrual Syndrome
- Irritability, anxiety and depression
- Fluid retention
- Changes in bowel movements
- Breast tenderness
- Low-back pain
- Leg soreness
Endometriosis is a common condition in women, which contributes to painful periods. In a study conducted by The Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2002, it was determined that 81% of women with endometriosis treated with acupuncture experienced significant pain relief during their menstrual cycles.