Menopause

At Reproductive Wellness we specialize in all aspects of women’s health. According to Chinese Medical theory, menopause occurs when a woman’s body begins to preserve blood and energy in order to sustain her vitality and allow for the maximum available nourishment for her body, especially her kidneys. Menopause is a natural stage of women’s life. What acupuncture and oriental medicine can do is to help alleviate the discomfort this transition can create in women.

Hot flashes

2016-12-05T13:08:40+00:00

If you have ever talked to a woman who is suffering from hot flashes or worse yet you are suffering from them yourself, you will know that surges of heat can come on suddenly and can occur during the day and night. Women often find them debilitating and embarrassing because they feel hot and sweat at less than

Night sweats

2016-12-05T13:08:40+00:00

  Ever wake up at night feeling drenched? It can feel uncomfortable not to mention embarrassing. Perhaps you lose sleep over trying to change the bed sheets, or just wake up soaked in wet sheets. It can also make it tough to enjoy sleeping next to your partner because they too feel soaked. Night sweats, a condition known

Menopause and Acupuncture

2016-12-05T13:08:44+00:00

As women age we in the West believe that most, if not all women, should experience menopausal symptoms as if it was a rite of passage.  This natural decrease in estrogen and progesterone usually begin between the ages of 40-60.  These hormones play a role in regulating temperature, metabolism, mood and bone formation.  While the

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