Patricia Kowal Acupuncture Noosa QLD

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Women's Health

 

 

 

women's health and acupunctureAcupuncture and Chinese Herbs: Women's Health

The way your body handles your menstrual cycle phases can determine the quality and regularity of your periods, your fertility and later on your experience with menopause. These factors are taken into consideraton in determining the best course of treatment for you and your health goals. Common women's health issues related to hormonal imbalances are painful periods, irregular menstrual cycles, no periods, pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS/PMT), period cramping and infertility.

Menstruation

Many girls starting their period are given the birth control pill to regulate their cycle and quality of their period. This method may help control their symptoms but does not necessarily treat the cause of their problem. Chinese medicine looks for the root reason your menstrual cycle is not in balance. Treatment focuses on the phases of your cycle and the cause of irregularity.

Fertility, IUI, IVF

In Chinese medicine there are various reasons why women struggle with falling pregnant. A holistic philosophy is used in Chinese medicine to carefully collect a symptom list with your medical, fertility and menstrual history. The phases of a woman's menstrual cycle are carefully recorded via questioning and Basal Body Temperature charting. Important changes during your menstruation are also recorded in order to gain an understanding of your period pattern (ovulation and quantity/quality of cervical mucus).

Pregnancy labour inductionAcupuncture and Pregnancy Labour Induction

Specific acupuncture points are chosen for needling and gentle electric stimulation is applied to certain areas. Talk with your doctor or midwife.

Menopause

Regarding menopause, your symptoms you are experiencing and which ones are the most prominent (hot flushes, mood swings, dryness and others) are discussed. Chinese herbal medicine prescriptions will be given in conjunction with acupuncture. Do you get sweats during the day more than night? Do you only sweat on the face and not the body? Does emotional stress trigger a hot flush? Have your appetite and mood changes been causing an increased feeling of stress and inability to cope?

Cosmetic acupuncture and facial rejuvenation

Acupuncture is an alternative to potentially harmful chemical facial injections and is becoming more popular in the treatment of dull and aging skin.

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