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Acupuncture for Menopause

Posted on Jul 9, 2012

Acupuncture for Menopause

Acupuncture for Menopause

With so many Baby Boomers reaching their golden years, it’s no wonder they are looking to acupuncture for menopause relief.  We are a society of seekers in the quest for alternatives to Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and all of its risks.  No longer are we going to stand by and take what someone else deems good for us without exploring options and alternatives.  Acupuncture for menopause is safe and effective in dealing with many of the menopause symptoms we regard as a normal part of the process.

While everyone has their own story, many women are clear in their personal dealings with menopausal symptoms.  They can include hot flashes, decreased libido, insomnia, night sweats, headaches, vaginal dryness and moodiness.  Some of them may start around 40 years of age when the routine of menstrual cycles starts to change and become more irregular.  This stage of change is referred to as perimenopause.   Mood swings may seem more intense and hot flashes may first appear at this stage.

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