Endocrine and reproductive hormonal imbalances can occur at any age and can be caused by a range of factors.
Acupuncture has been seen to bring back balance to your menstrual cycle and may assist with:
PMS/PMDD symptoms such as headaches, cramps, bloating, emotional disturbances
Regulating or promoting a period in the case of amenorrhea or oligomenorrhea
IDEAL TREATMENT PLAN: Weekly for 12 weeks until cycle starts to regulate, then monthly from there.
Pre conception care is of utter importance when trying to conceive to ensure your body and mind ready to be with child. This process however takes two to tango!
In regards to women, acupuncture may assist with regulating the menstrual cycle, promoting ovulation, increasing egg quality, nourishing your mind and body, and balancing the endocrine and reproductive hormones, thus preparing your body for conception.
IDEAL TREATMENT PLAN: 3 - 6 months
In relation to men, sperm health is often overlooked during fertility treatments. Acupuncture has been seen to be an effective method for boosting sperm quality and treating sperm disorders along side small lifestyle and environment changes.
ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE SUPPORT
Acupuncture has become a highly reputable medicine that many fertility clinics and fertility specialists recommend to support during IVF, IUI and ICSI. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine has seen to:
Support the growth and quality of the egg
Supplement sperm quality
Increase fertilisation and implantation rates
IDEAL TREATMENT PLAN: 3-6 months prior to any IVF or IUI cycle (for IUI- both partners) OR 3 months prior to sperm collection
Miscarriages, even though they are so devastating, are commonly seen throughout many women's fertility journeys.
Acupuncture is a natural approach to supporting the mind and body of both parents as well as preparing the body for when you are ready to start trying to conceive again.
Some women who enter menopause explain it as a freeing experience, not being controlled by the ebbs and flow of the monthly menstrual cycle. Unfortunately though, for many women this isn't the case.
During this stage of womanhood, many women experience a range of symptoms which indicate a fluctuation of changing hormones. Acupuncture, Chinese medicine and dietary/lifestyle advice is a natural and effective way to help manage the symptoms of menopause such as:
IDEAL TREATMENT PLAN: 3 months (depending on health history)