Acupuncture for Hot Flushes in Menopause

158px-Ase_o_fuku_onna2Problems at the time of or prior to menopause are often seen in the acupuncture clinic, come in for a consultation to see if treatment can help you.

A study by The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine concludes that, “Acupuncture is an integrated system that includes therapeutic techniques such as diet therapy and Tuina self-massage can be used to treat hot flushes and selected symptoms in postmenopausal women.”

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24827469

The results showed that “Treatment with acupuncture significantly reduced the occurrence of hot flushes and sudden sweating (p<.001). Other symptoms (sleep disorders, tightness in the chest, irritability, bone pain, feeling depressed) significantly improved.”