Acupuncture for gynaecological conditions
Traditionally acupuncture is used to regulate the menstrual cycle and to resolve menstrual irregularities, such as cycles that are too long or too short, heavy or scanty periods and associated symptoms such as pain, mood swings or headaches. It is believed that improving aspects of the menstrual cycle has a positive effect on reproductive health and fertility.
Acupuncture is especially helpful for premenstrual syndrome and can relievecaused by conditions such as or fibroids, and reduce heavy periods. Repeated acupuncture for gynaecological conditions can help restore ovulation and regular menstrual cycles in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome.
Acupuncture can make the transition to menopause more comfortable and help women manage associated symptoms such as hot flushes and mood swings.