Reproductive health issues are an all too common occurrence. They range from frustrating, too painful, to downright heartbreaking. PMS, PCOS, endometriosis, difficulty conceiving, and painful menopausal symptoms are all prevalent in the world of reproductive healthcare.
With such commanility, you would think there would be a reliable course of treatment. Unfortunately, that’s not the case, leaving many people looking for alternative care.
What is TCM?
Traditional Chinese Medicine is one of the oldest systems of medicine out there. With the growing intrigue in holistic healthcare, more and more people are turning to Acupuncture and other modalities. With good reason. It’s incredibly effective.
For someone who is new or unfamiliar to acupuncture, it can seem a little hard to believe that sticking a bunch of tiny needles in you could make that much of a difference. This intelligent system has been used in China for at least 2500 years. So how does it work?
Chinese medicine treats the body as a whole. If you’re used to conventional doctors, you may be shocked at the thoroughness of your acupuncturist when it comes to new client intake. Expect them to ask about your sleep, digestion, bowel movements, menstruation, and many other areas that are often overlooked.
They use assessment techniques like examining the film on your tongue, and their highly developed form of pulse diagnosis. Asking about menstruation is used as a diagnostic measure, and gives the practitioner a…