Here’s a lovely message from a recent patient about how acupuncture has helped her with symptoms of the menopause
‘Prior to having acupuncture I was suffering from recurrent night sweats , severe mood swings & migraine type headaches, all of which I understood to be symptoms of the menopause, after my third treatment all of these symptoms had stopped & I recall saying to a friend "I feel like me again, but better!" this for me is a far safer option than HRT.’
There is some research that supports the anecdotal feedback I receive. The results of these studies tend to indicate there is benefit in the use of acupuncture in the alleviation of menopausal symptoms, particularly hot flushes and anxiety.
If you’d like to read more visit the British Acupuncture Council website.
If you’d like to find out more about how acupuncture could help you personally please get in touch.
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Gaynor Hollis is a Classical Five Element Acupuncturist with a thriving practice in Birmingham. She is interested in all things healthy and life style related not just Chinese and Japanese acupuncture.