Women’s Health

A woman’s body goes through many different cycles throughout her lifetime. The onset of puberty, pregnancy, menopause, and all the years of menstruation in between, are due to a complex dance of many different hormones. Some lucky women are able to smoothly progress through life despite the constant change of hormones. Unfortunately, for a large percentage of women, a variety of issues can arise during any and each these phases. It has been proven that Traditional Chinese Medicine can have a positive effect on the female reproductive system, helping to restore balance to the mind and body. San Luis Obispo Family Acupuncture specializes in treating any variation of women’s health issues. Whether it is endometriosis, fibroids, infertility, or menopause that are causing concern, SLO Family Acupuncture can help.

Women’s health issues that Acupuncture and Chinese medicine have been effective in treating:

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  • Irregular menstrual cycle
  • No menstrual cycle
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Painful menstrual cycle
  • Endometriosis
  • Anovulation (No ovulation)
  • Premature Ovarian Failure (POF)
  • PMS symptoms
  • PMDD
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Fibroids
  • Blocked Fallopian Tubes
  • Infertility
  • Recurrent miscarriage
  • Pregnancy Symptoms, including morning sickness, low back pain, sciatica
  • Breech Baby
  • Labor induction in overdue pregnancies
  • Pregnancy and Postpartum support
  • Problems with lactation
  • Menopause
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Migraines

To find out if acupuncture is right for you, contact SLO Family Acupuncture!