Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine For Menopause

Menopause is a part of the natural aging process. But the physical and emotional symptoms of menopause can disrupt your sleep, sap your energy and trigger feelings of sadness and loss. Then common symptoms of menopause include hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, fatigue, mood swings, memory loss, vaginal dryness, headaches, joint pain, and weight gain.

The conventional hormone replacement therapy is the primary method Western medicine used to treat menopause symptoms. There are a number of well-known risks and side effects associated with HRT and it is usually not recommended for women who have vaginal bleeding for no known reason, history of breast or uterus cancer liver disease, blood clots in the veins or legs, or in the lungs, Cardiovascular disease.

Can acupuncture help relieve the symptoms of Menopause?

Yes, it can. Acupunture and Chinese herbs offer a natural yet effective way to address menopause and related conditions. A clinical study, conducted by Dr. Susan Cohen, D.S.N., APRN, associate professor of the University of Pittsburgh,ound that during the course of acupuncture treatments, hot flashes decreased by 35% and insomnia decreased by 50% in menopausal women.

According to Chinese medical theories, Menopause is due to the deficiency and imbalance of Kidney yang and Kidney yin. The deficiency of Kidney yang and yin eventually will winterrupt functionality of other organs, such as the liver and heart. Therefore the key to controlling or to ease up the menopausal symptoms is to focus on restoring balance in both the Yin and the Yang. Acupuncture stimulates the flow of intrinsic energy in the body, enhance blood circulation in the kidneys and restore a harmonious state of the body. Many Chinese herbal formulas have been proven effectively reduce hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms by adjusting Kidney Yang and Yin. There are over 4000 herbs used in Chinese medicine. So there must be a combination that will be working for each woman.

We can and will help you

Mr Jiang will discuss with you in detail your symptoms and overall health.Based on various signs and symptoms that each person presents, Mr.Jiang will provide a unique treatment of the combination of Acupuncture and Chinese herb formula, along with the dietary and lifestyle Instructions, to reduce and control the symptoms of menopause:

  • Reduce hot flashes and night sweats
  • Overcome fatigue and insomnia
  • Control mood swings, irritability, depression, anxiety, poor concentration.
  • Manage your appetite, weight gain, craving for sweets or carbohydrates.
  • Improve your body's circulation and cardio-pulmonary functions
  • Regulate menstruation
  • Relieve aches and pains, fatigue and insomnia.

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Brooklyn office

263 7th Avenue, Suite 2B
Spine & Arthritis Center
New York Methodist Hospital
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(Between 5th Street and
6th Street at 7th Avenue)

Office Hours:

Mon: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Staten Island Office

32 Beard Street
Staten Island, NY 10314
(Cross Street: Travis Avenue)

Office Hours:

Tue: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sat: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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