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ACUPUNCTURE & PCOS

MAY 13, 2018

For my patients with PCOS, I typically integrate acupuncture therapies along with nutritional recommendations.  Acupuncture works to restore the entire sympathetic nervous system including the endocrine system encouraging a healthy cycle, conception, and pregnancy. Studies done in Europe in the 1990s on anovulatory women with PCOS showed that electroacupuncture restored ovulation in one-third of the test subjects.  Acupuncture also reduced endocrine indicators of PCOS, including LH/FSH ratios, mean testosterone concentrations, and beta-endorphin concentrations...