During your initial consultation, your acupuncturist will assess the phases of your menstrual cycle and determine how Liver Qi, Spleen Qi, and Kidney Qi (among others) might require support to alleviate symptoms associated with Pre-Menstrual Syndrome, Dysmenorrhea, or Amenorrhea. When Qi moves freely throughout the body, the menstrual cycle reflects this through a predictable rhythm, free from discomfort and emotional upset. Acupuncture restores the movement of Qi in the affected meridians, and a change in symptoms can follow.
Whether you’re preparing to start/expand your family naturally, or with the help of IVF or IUI, acupuncture treatments offer a wonderful support for women across the board. With your unique constitution and circumstances in mind, Bronwyn Clark will offer dietary suggestions to support your pursuit to conceive, and through Acupuncture and Moxibustion therapy, support the changes in your body that will promote conception and a healthy pregnancy.
During the later months of pregnancy, aches, pains, and swollen joints are all too common. Acupuncture offers a drug-free and effective way to address these symptoms, while also supporting the overall well-being of mom and baby.
Symptoms that arrise during Menopause, including hot flashes, decreased libido, increased anxiety, and interruptions in sleep, can all be attributed to a decrease in Yin and also Essence, according to Chinese Medicine. Acupuncture and Moxibustion therapy can support the underlying cause of the symptoms, reestablish balance, and alleviate symptoms. A study by University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill researchers found that among women ages 46-60 who experienced at least 5 hot flashes within a 24 hour cycle, Moxibustion therapy over the course of 4 weeks lead to a 60% reduction in the frequency and severity of hot flashes.