Acupuncture for Amenorrhea (loss of menstrual period)
Amenorrhea is the absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age. Most causes are: brain (pituitary) tumors; overactive thyroid gland; polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS); reduced function of the ovaries, or chemotherapy drugs for cancer, etc.
How does acupuncture work for Amenorrhea?
Acupuncture is very effective in treating amenorrhea ( loss of menstrual period by increasing function of the ovaries, helping balance brain chemistry, hormonal disorder and reducing stagnate energy and blood stasis to shrink or get rid of ovaries cysts and pituitary tumors, and control or reduce thyroid gland overactive. Acupuncture can help reduce the side effects from drugs too.
Course of treatment
There are 10-15 acupuncture sessions in one course of treatment. Treatment frequency depends on individual condition. Chinese herbs work synergistically with acupuncture.