Menopausal Conditions

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Menopausal Hotflushes

When a woman’s menstrual periods come to an end, this is known as menopause; Hot flushes and sleep disturbances commonly occur in this phase of life. Menopausal hot flushes that occur through natural menopause may be reduced inverity by getting acupuncture.

A systematic review from the European Journal of Integrative Medicine concluded that acupuncture can reduce the intensity of hot flushes for women going through natural menopause, however, it has not been proven to help hot flushes associated with breast cancer or it’s treatment. [17]

Here at Qi for Life Acupuncture, our practitiones will formulate a Chinese Medicine diagnosis in order to address the issues of your hotflushes, and formulate a treatment plan using a set of  acupuncture points to suit you individually. We may also combine Chinese herbal medicine to the acupuncture treatment with our easy to take Sunherbal Chinamed capsules. 

gua sha for menopause

Menopausal Sleep Disturbance

Acupuncture has been found to significantly reduce sleep disturbances in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women; and is recommended as part of a multimodal approach in improving menopause-related sleep disturbances. [13]

For your menopausal sleep disturbance, we will form a Chinese Medicine diagniosis, and do acupuncture using a set of points specific to your constitution. We may also combine Chinese herbal medicine and Flower Essences with the acupuncture treatment.

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