Menstrual Irregularities

New Study – Acupuncture & Herbs For Menstrual Cramps

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in Menstrual Irregularities, PMS | 0 comments

New evidence finds acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine effective for the treatment of menstrual pain. One study reveals a popular herbal medicine for the relief of cramping and pain. Another study found acupuncture as effective as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for menstrual related pain. The first and most recent study on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for the treatment of menstrual discomfort was conducted in Taiwan. This new study finds Dan Gui Shao Yao San the primary herbal formula consumed in Taiwan for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea. This type of dysmenorrhea is characterized by lower abdominal cramping and pain prior or during...

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New study finds acupuncture effective for relieving menstrual pain

Posted by on Aug 8, 2013 in Conditions and Symptoms, Menstrual Irregularities | 0 comments

A new study finds acupuncture effective for relieving menstrual pain. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, periodic pelvic pain associated with dysmenorrhea is related to several differential diagnoses including cold stasis in the lower abdomen. In this investigation, researchers measured skin temperatures on the lower abdomen after the application of the warming needle technique to see if there is a relationship between warmth and comfort levels. The investigators made some important discoveries. At the onset of the menstrual related abdominal pain, thermographic measurements revealed that the skin temperature is lower at the exact area of pain when...

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