Acupuncture & Women’s Health:
A Summary of Research and Support for Oriental Medicine
Please read these materials below as my mentor Debra Betts, a true inspiration to me and my work, offered this information out to all whom studied under her. It is absolutely delightful and informative. I would do an injustice not to continue to share this with patients interested in Women’s health.
Thank you for your interest!
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has a long history of treating women’s health problems, with texts from 200 BC describing medicinal plants to treat infertility. Today, Traditional Chinese medicine specialists have adapted and incorporated these traditional applications into modern fertility treatment; these two forms of medicine are especially complementary. This has resulted in clinical feed back and research suggesting that acupuncture is capable of significantly enhancing fertility.
Acupuncture offers women and their partners the opportunity to prepare for conception through optimizing their health. This can be directed at specific health problems such as PCOS, endometriosis, and irregular menstrual cycles, as well as general health problems such as stress. TCM aims through the use of acupuncture, herbs, and lifestyle advice to achieve the following.