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Balancing Mind Body & Soul


Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects a woman’s hormone and insulin levels. This hormone imbalance causes the body to skip menstrual periods and makes it harder to become pregnant. PCOS can cause menstrual irregularity, weight gain, inflammation and adrenal imbalances.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine helps to address any underlying imbalances within the body and helps to reduce systemic inflammation.

Irregular Menstruation

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is a natural way to help regulate your menstrual cycle.

Irregular or infrequent periods is usually caused by hormone imbalances or stress, but can also be a sign of an underlying condition such as PCOS, fibroids, or endometriosis.

Acupuncture regulates blood flow, balances hormones and relaxes the nervous system, which helps reduce muscle contractions and relieves pain. Acupuncture also regulates affects your nervous system, reducing anxiety and stress as well as supporting the immune, endocrine, and nervous systems.


Endometriosis is a chronic disorder in which tissue that normally lines the uterus grow outside of the uterus. The tissues that are most commonly affected are the ovaries, fallopian tubes or the intestines and can be extremely painful especially during your period.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can naturally help treat endometriosis.

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can:

  • Reduce anxiety and stress.
  • Normalize hormone and endocrine systems that regulate ovulation.
  • Regulate menstrual cycle and help with painful periods, heavy bleeding and PMS.

Prenatal & Postnatal Support

This is considered the preTrimester and Fourth trimester of your pregnancy journey. Prenatal and postnatal support includes acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, and lifestyle/ nutrition guidance which greatly enhance mind-body health during the many stages of pregnancy.

Acupuncture and TCM can help with:

  • Less complications during pregnancy
  • Less morning sickness
  • Fewer labor inductions
  • Fewer complications in labor
  • Helping to prevent a miscarriage or premature labor
  • Breech and posterior positioned babies
  • Promoting labor when the time comes to deliver your baby
  • Postpartum recovery

During postpartum (especially the 3 months after giving birth), acupuncture and Chinese medicine can help improve sleep, regulate hormones, increase milk production, promote healing of the body, and reduce postpartum depression. Optimizing your health during and after pregnancy is important for both you and your baby.

IVF Success

IVF as well as IUI is greatly influenced by your current state of health. Optimum egg quality and a receptive uterine lining are so important in order for a high probability of pregnancy and healthy delivery of a baby.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can be helpful with:

  • Increased blood flow to the uterus, which improves the chances of implantation.
  • Reduction of anxiety and stress. Stress hormones released during stressful situations can significantly decrease fertility.
  • Regulating the menstrual cycle in turn helping with painful periods, heavy bleeding and PMS.
  • Improving the response rate to IVF and IUI medications.
  • Normalizing hormone and endocrine systems that regulate ovulation. This can be especially helpful in women with PCOS.

By incorporating acupuncture, Chinese medicine, stress-reduction, and lifestyle/ dietary suggestions improve your chances of successful IVF and IUI.

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