In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), menstrual problems are seen as imbalances in the body’s energy (Qi) and Blood, as well as disturbances in the Yin and Yang energies. TCM practitioners look at the menstrual cycle as a reflection of the overall health of a woman and pay attention to the various signs and symptoms exhibited during each phase of the cycle. Some common period problems addressed in TCM include:
TCM treatment for period problems involves a holistic approach, which may include acupuncture to regulate Qi and Blood flow and address specific imbalances in the body and often also Chinese herbal medicine using customised herbal formulas to nourish, clear stagnation, and balance hormones.
In addition, we often suggest dietary and lifestyle recommendations, and help with stress reduction techniques.
If you have issues with hormone imbalance, we offer complimentary discovery calls with one of our experienced practitioners to answer your queries and find out if this approach might work for you.
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