Category Archives for "Womens Health"

Acupuncture Improves Sleep: A Look into Insomnia

Acupuncture Improves Sleep: A Look into Insomnia

Making sleep a priority is practicing the highest form of self-care. Our bodies, to remain at the healthiest potential, need between 7-9 hours of sleep per night. For some, however, this amount may seem nearly impossible to achieve. A staggering 79% of Americans get less sleep than what is recommended, many of which suffer from […]

Some Midwives Suggest Acupuncture During Labor

Some Midwives Suggest Acupuncture During Labor

Midwives in other areas of the world, such as Germany, are being trained to conduct acupuncture therapy while mothers are in labor. Although it is not widely used in the United States for labor purposes, other acupuncture therapies have become quite popular, especially in the recent years. This natural practice has been known to be a […]

Involve Acupuncture in Your Cesarean Healing Process

Involve Acupuncture in Your Cesarean Healing Process

Whether you planned a Cesarean birth or received emergency Cesarean surgery, the healing process can take a toll physically and emotionally. After giving birth, mothers are forced to adapt to a new routine and way of life. They are trying to take care of a newborn and tackle daily activities with little sleep. Their bodies are […]

Why Acupuncture is Becoming More Popular for Postpartum Depression

Why Acupuncture is Becoming More Popular for Postpartum Depression

Although 1 in 7, or 11-20%, of new mothers suffer from postpartum depression, it still remains a sensitive and rather stigmatized condition. This means that there is an estimated 900,000 to 1 million women suffering each year- yet only 850,000 get the help that they need. There are a number of reasons this may be- […]

Acupuncture Benefits During Your Pregnancy

Acupuncture Benefits During Your Pregnancy

Although your first trimester can be an exciting time for many expecting mothers, it doesn’t come without its fair share of difficulties. These difficulties include morning sickness (which up to 90% of newly expecting mothers experience), fatigue, heartburn, headaches, and a lowered immune system. Because acupuncture is a natural remedy to help treat these things, […]

Reduce Your Menopause Hot Flashes with Acupuncture

Reduce Your Menopause Hot Flashes with Acupuncture

For most women, menopause begins in their sixth decade of life and lasts for about four to five years. Menopause symptoms range from hot flashes, anxiety, night sweats, sleep disturbances, and emotional problems due to hormonal imbalances. These symptoms can reduce your overall well being, and effect every part of your life. Due to this, […]

How Acupuncture Can Help Cancer Patients

Acupuncture Can Help Cancer Patients

Finding out that you have a cancer diagnosis and must undergo treatment can be very scary and dealing with the side effects from chemo or other forms or treatment can make it worse. There are helpful adjunctive therapies that can be done while undergoing cancer treatment. Instead of suffering through it, you can try acupuncture, […]