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Acupuncture For Menopause Symptoms
Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more
I had acupuncture done and hoping it will help with my symptoms....Does anyone know if acupuncture really wrks...Anyone familiar with menieres...
Yes it really works!: Many research studies prove acupuncture to be effective for back & neck pain, headaches, post-op nausea, copd, arthritis of the knee & meniere's! research also shows it increases endorphin & hormone release, activity of parts of the brain & stimulates blood flow.See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/6660197 & www.Healthcmi.Com/index.Php/acupuncturist-news-online/377-acupunctureresearchquestioned. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some natural ways to reduce allergies? Has acupuncture been shown to reduce allergy symptoms or help medicine work better!
Temporary: Acupuncture can provide you with temporary relief. For long term relief and natural treatment of allergies, you may want to consider allergen desensitization under the guidance of a board certified allergist. Consult one and get tested and see if you are a candidate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Published data do suggest that acupuncture -- including manual-, electrical-, and laser-based -- helps with depression on its own, and is well tolerated. It may also help with some of the side effects caused by antidepressants. More study of using it to augment antidepressant treatment is needed. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22762294 cognitive hypnotherapy may help depression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Part of the plan: Acupuncture, along with exercise, proper nutrition, and stress reduction can be part of a program to decrease chronic fatigue symptoms. There is no one magic answer when the other pieces of the puzzle are not in place. Ruling out other systemic causes or contributers should be done as well (by your doctor). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more
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