According to the National Institute of Health, Uterine Fibroids, also called leiomyomas or myomas, affect 70-80% of women by age 50 and account for more than 200,000 hysterectomies per year. They are benign, non-cancerous, growths in or on the wall of the uterus, usually occurring in women ages 35-45. The symptoms of fibroids range from no symptoms to debilitating abdominal […]
Treat uterine fibroids naturally with nutrition and diet! Fibroids are much more common than you might think. About 30% of women in their 20s, 30s, and 40s are living with fibroids, it is estimated that about 50% of women experience them in their lifetime. Although the cause of the actual formation of the fibroid is unknown, the role of hormone […]
Uterine fibroids, also referred to as fibroid tumors, myomas, or leiomyomas are solid, non cancerous muscle tissue growths found in the uterus. So prevalent is the condition among women over forty years of age that fibroids may well be considered an ordinary irregularity. Up to 50% of all women aged forty and over will be affected by the condition. While about […]
Consistent research results show that acupuncture and herbs used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are effective treatment for endometriosis. Global bodies such as the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO) as well as the leading medical organizations and publications have increasingly approved acupuncture treatment for myriad physical, emotional and mental conditions, as cited by Cohen & Garcia (2013). Indeed, there’s […]
There is a common misconception around menopause that it has to be miserable for many women. The weight gain, hot flashes, headaches, insomnia, lowered sex drive, loss of hair, thinning, drying skin are just a few symptoms that women are told are quite normal during menopause. They are not uncommon by any means; but they also don’t have to be […]
PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, use to be thought of as a sex hormone imbalance; mainly a sign of testosterone dominance. The symptoms were treated with birth control or other hormonal treatments trying to get the ovaries to produce more estrogen and balance progesterone. After realizing these methods were not working, more money was put into research to finally discover that […]
The term ‘menopause’ is derived from two Greek words: ‘mensis’ which means month and ‘pausis’ which means stop. Menopause thus literally translates to the stopping of monthly sequences. Menopause can be defined as the transition period prior to and after the end of a woman’s menstruation cycle (Gracia et al, 2005). It marks the end of a woman’s ability to […]
If you have been suffering from a gynecological condition and have been frustrated with conventional western treatment and medication, we implore you to give acupuncture and Chinese medicine a try. We have had unbelievable success treating a myriad of women’s health issues and we are truly confident that we can help you too.