Menopause Treated with Acupuncture

To treat menopause symptoms with acupuncture is tricky as…

...in Oriental Medicine the same Western presentation and diagnosis can have many TCM explanations.

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Women get hot flushes…

...well, not everybody but those who get it, is becaaauuuse...

Ok step back…

After a certain age ovarian function start declining, the until then normal YIN-YANG balance breaks, the Ovarian nourishing QI becomes low…

So a YIN empty situation occurs if she does not have enough Wei Qi or Yuan Qi ( original energy ) backing it up.

Women who prone to chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, depression (lacking Yin energy because of depleted vital energy by society, nutrition, stress, and general de-attachment from natural revitalization sources), resulting in…

…a Yin empty (vacuity) condition, an imbalance resulting in relative Yang overflow and excess, as such…

presenting almost like a (relative) liver fire…. Night sweats, hot flushes, and so on…

Tonque pale, no coating, (Yin depletion) sides red (Yang, liver fire).

The therapy is…

Instead of treating and dispersing the fire presentation further depleting her, therapy should aim to “fill the tank”, revitalize and tonify the Yin side, with Kidney-Liver-Spleen tonification input.

Bringing Yin up to balance out the relative fire excess symptoms…

return back to equal equilibrium...

Very powerful…

In a nutshell,

This is how I treat hot flushes and all the unpleasant manifestations of the changes of the mature woman.

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