5 ways acupuncture helps during pregnancy

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Expectant mums suffer from a variety of symptoms during pregnancy, tiredness, nausea, backache and general aches and pains are common when you are eagerly awaiting the arrival of your little one. Acupuncture is a gentle therapy suitable for all stages of pregnancy and it helps women in the following ways. Ease morning sickness – One of… Read more »

Endometriosis treatment with Acupuncture

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Endometriosis is a relatively common problem. Between 2~22% of women are estimated to have endometriosis, climbing to 40~60% of women with dysmenorrhea (painful periods). Endometriosis is a chronic condition. It is the presence of cells from the uterus lining (endometrial tissue) outside the uterus. The endometrial tissue can be found in the pelvic cavity, for example on… Read more »

Turning breech babies with acupuncture

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In 2005, a Cochrane review on turning breech babies with moxibustion showed that moxibustion, a type of Chinese medicine which involves burning a herb close to the skin, may be helpful in turning a breech baby when applied to the little toe. In 2008, a systematic review of studies assessing the effectiveness of acupuncture-type interventions (moxibustion, acupuncture,… Read more »

Acupuncture and Menopause

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Hot flushes plague many women during menopause because at that of their life, women experience fluctuations in hormone levels. Well, it looks like acupuncture is now recognized as providing relief from this miserable symptom. Studies have shown that acupuncture may help relieve hot flushes from menopause. And another study also showed that acupuncture can improve… Read more »