Acupuncture at the service of women! Whether it is to relieve a sports injury or a menstrual disorder, to reduce the symptoms of menopause or to live a better pregnancy and postpartum, acupuncture can be a valuable ally.
PMS and menstrual disorders
Acupuncture can help improve hormonal health. Treatments are available to help regularize your cycle, as well as to reduce cramps and other discomforts associated with your period. It is also possible to address an unconfortable pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS), in order to find a more harmonious transition between the different phases of the menstrual cycle.
Waves of heat are troubling you and keeping you up at night? You are not alone. Three in four women will experience hotflashes and night sweats in the years surrounding their menopause. These symptoms are the result of a disruption of the body’s thermoregulatory center as a result of hormonal changes during this period.
Acupuncture has been an used for millennia to relieve symptoms of menopause. It can help reduce the intensity and frequency of hotflashes. Indeed, researchers suggest that acupuncture increases the level of serotonin in the body, a neurotransmitter that affects the body’s thermoregulatory ability.
Chilbirth and post-partum
Acupuncture can help you throughout your pregnancy. Common reasons for consultation are pregnancy nausea, lower back pain and fatigue. Prenatal treatments from the 36th week of pregnancy are also beneficial for childbirth.
There is also a traditional technique in acupuncture to help fetal version, as well as to onset of childbirth.