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Women's Health Issues

Addressing Gynecological Concerns with Oriental Medicine
Oriental medicine has a long history of addressing and treating medical conditions that affect women. Oriental Medicine is a comprehensive medical system founded in ancient ...

Managing Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a condition that causes brittle or porous bones due to a reduction in the bone mineral density. Bone is comprised of living tissue ...

Acupuncture for Mood Swings Related to Menopause and Andropause
There are many things that can provoke mood swings, such as chemical imbalances in the brain, side effects from medications, everyday stressful events and, in ...

Acupuncture for Post-Menopausal & Post-Andropausal Concerns
Everybody hopes for longevity, but nobody wants to be old"     --Chinese proverbAcupuncture and Oriental medicine offers help to women and men who continue to have ...

Treating Symptoms of Menopause with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
As women enter the autumn of their reproductive years, major physiological changes occur that may give rise to symptoms of menopause. Like a plant going ...

Exercises to Ease Menopausal Symptoms
While there is no stopping a woman's body from undergoing menopause, there are easy exercises that may help to reduce emotional and physical discomfort during ...

Essential Nutrients that Ease Your Mid-Life Transition
Good nutrition remains a cornerstone of good health no matter what stage of life we are in. During major life transitions such as menopause and ...

Multiple Sclerosis Symptom Relief with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Nearly half a million Americans have Multiple Sclerosis (MS), and two-thirds of this group are women.  According to the American Academy of Neurology, women with ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine may Provide Relief from Lupus Symptoms
Lupus is a complex disease involving an overactive immune system that fights unnecessarily and can injure the skin, joints, brain, and internal organs such as ...

Find Relief from Irritable Bowel Syndrome
A common disorder affecting 10 to 20 percent of adults at some point in their lives, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) was once called "spastic colon ...

Improving Women's Health and Wellness
Everyone wants to be healthy in order to enjoy a sense of well-being and have the best quality of life possible. Oriental medicine has always ...

Depression Sufferers Can Find Balance
Depression refers to severe and long-lasting 'down' times that impair regular activities. Depression can be caused by a variety of factors, including socioeconomic constraints, but ...

Autoimmune Disease Support
A group of disorders in which the immune system attacks the body and destroys or alters tissues, there are more than 80 serious chronic illnesses ...

Acupuncture for Irritability and Moodiness
Everyone suffers from irritability and moodiness from time to time, but if you find that a short temper and frustration are becoming a constant issue ...

Acupuncture For Dysmenorrhea
Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation occurs before, during, and after a woman's menstruation.  The cramping can occurs mainly in the lower abdomen, but can also be ...

Women's Health Concerns and How Acupuncture Can Help
The biggest threats to women's health are often preventable. Oriental medicine has always addressed the special needs of women throughout their lives and many health ...

Breast Health and Chinese Medicine
When a woman goes to see a Chinese medicine practitioner, a frequently asked question is about the menstrual situation. The menstrual situation tells Chinese medicine ...

Acupuncture for Menopause
Acupuncture and Menopause: Creating Physical and Emotional Health with Acupuncture    With its close understanding of the female body, Oriental medicine has always addressed the special ...

For Women With PCOS, Acupuncture And Exercise May Bring Relief, Reduce Risks
Study finds acupuncture and exercise decrease a key marker for diseaseExercise and electro-acupuncture treatments reduce sympathetic nerve activity in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) ...

Stop Painful Menstrual Cramps with Chinese Herbs
Are you curled up in bed for a day or more each month with one thought:  "What am I going to do about these period ...

Oriental Medicine for Gynecological Conditions
Gynecological conditions, including premenstrual syndrome (PMS), fibroids, endometriosis, menopause and infertility are some of the problems treated most successfully by acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Oriental ...

Acupuncture and Reproductive Health
Statistics show that one in five couples over the age of 30 have difficulty conceiving after one year of trying. Many of these couples turn ...

Chinese Medicine and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, has also been known by the name Stein-Leventhal Syndrome, and includes a multi system presentation, having its effects on the ...

Acupuncture Relieves Menstrual Pain, Study Finds
A recent German study published in the February, 2008 issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology confirms that acupuncture can relieve a woman ...

Acupuncture Reduces Hot Flashes
Acupuncture reduces nighttime hot flashes caused by menopause, according to a study published in the journal, Fertility and Sterility. Researchers found seven weeks of acupuncture ...

Research Analysis Finds TCM and Acupuncture Helpful in Relieving Breast Cancer Effects
For many women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer, the use of traditional Chinese medicinal herbs -- either alone or with chemotherapy -- may help guard ...

Can Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine help with unhealthy hair and hair loss?
Q: Since the birth of my third child, my hair has been dull and lifeless. I am also losing A LOT of hair. Can traditional ...

Acupuncture, Fertility Research Delivers Healthy Results
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced for thousands of years. Amazingly, the first written gynecological records date back to the Shang dynasty (1500 BC- ...

Green Tea
There have been some intriguing studies indicating that green tea can be extremely effective in the fight against high cholesterol. Specifically, the beverage reduces "bad" ...

Acupuncture for Cholesterol Management
This is a great time to take charge of your heart health and look at ways to lower cholesterol! One out of every two men ...

Pomegranate Juice Fights Heart Disease, Study Says
In China, the pomegranate fruit symbolized longevity. Now there is scientific evidence for the fruit's restorative powers.Scientists have tested the juice in mice and found ...

Get a Fasting Lipoprotein Profile
Get a fasting lipoprotein profile to find out what your total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and triglyceride numbers are. Calculate your risk for heart ...

Chinese Medicine - Opinions of Interstitial Cystitis
ORIENTAL DIAGNOSIS OF IC IS DEFICIENT KIDNEY ENERGY IC symptoms include extreme pain in their pelvic area, frequency, low energy ...

Menopause: Outlooks, Approaches, Alternatives
Menopause: Outlooks, Approaches, Alternatives Menopause is defined as the cessation of menstruation for six to twelve months in older women.  That, alone, would not be ...

Acupuncture Effective in Treating Overactive Bladder
Approximately 17 percent of American men and women suffer from overactive bladder and spend an estimated $20 billion on products to manage the condition. But ...

Acupuncture: a Fertile Idea
Can acupuncture offer a natural fertility aid to couples struggling to get pregnant?  Just ask the McSheffertys.Remember that expression, "Only your hairdresser knows for sure? ...

11 Tips on How to Maintain Breast Health with TCM
According to a Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center survey, more than 70 percent of cancer patients including women diagnosed with breast cancer decide to enhance ...

PMS: Is Your Liver To Blame?
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, organs represent much more than solely their physical units.  They refer to energetic systems where each has a correlated acupuncture channel ...

Will Acupuncture get rid of my PMS?
Yes. In fact, gynecological conditions are some of the most successfully treated problems by acupuncture or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).  Premenstrual Syndrome covers a broad ...

Treatment of Endometriosis and Fibroids with Acupuncture
What do endometriosis and fibroids have in common? They both have their place in preventing conception, and both are responsive to estrogen fluctuations. There is ...

Acupuncture and Menopause
Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health with Acupuncture.With the right diet, attitude, and Oriental Medicine menopause can be a time of a ...

Can acupuncture enhance a woman's sexual desire and pleasure?
Acupuncture and Chinese herbs have been used to strengthen and promote optimal sexual health for centuries. Chinese Emperors took their sexual health quite seriously and ...