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A 35-year-old female asked:

can accupuncture delay your period cycle?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hmm: I have not seen it used to delay a cycle but have seen it used for excessive menstrual bleeding.
Dr. Lauren Elson
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 16 years experience
Maybe, but unlikely: Acupuncture works by influencing the nervous system. It is possible to affect your period with acupuncture, however you should see your gyn to rule out all other causes.

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