Santa Monica for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
dealing with the female reproductive system are best treated through
the use of oriental medicine and acupuncture. These problems can
include premenstrual syndrome, menopause, infertility, fibroids, and
endometriosis. The two methods use to treat these problems are not
only for fertility, but are used to enhance a woman's life in
general by making sure essential hormones are being produced as
symptoms of premenstrual syndrome include irritability, anxiety,
problems with bowel movements, loss of libido, lack of focus,
depression, breast tenderness, or acne. These symptoms are not only
distinct to each other, but can also change every month as well as
increase or decrease in severity. The reasons for premenstrual
syndrome usually correlate with the balance of a woman's Qi
throughout the body which can be disrupted by factors such as a high
stress level, traumatic events, poor diet, poor lifestyle, or a weak
level of Qi. Qi can be enhanced through the means of the liver with
oriental medicine and acupuncture.
The part of
the body responsible for managing the flow of Qi is the liver. The
liver regulates the flow of this energy in order for us to live in
our bodies in its best condition. Liver Qi Stagnation occurs when
the function of the liver becomes imbalanced or disrupted which can
cause a person's life energy to weaken. If this occurs serious
problems like premenstrual syndrome can occur. Symptoms of Liver Qi
Stagnation can include moodiness, sighing, abdominal distention,
sour regurgitation, feeling a knot in the throat, pain below the
ribs, painful periods, irregular periods, nausea, irritability,
chest congestion, constipation, belching, distention of the breasts
before a period occurs, or diarrhea.
Acupuncture is extremely effective at treating menstrual disorders.
include: painful periods, irregular periods,
and PMS. Please
call us for more information.