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Jessica L. Molleur is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, and massage therapist in Massachusetts and California.  She currently maintains a private acupuncture practice in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, which was awarded Best Acupuncture Center by Boston Magazine. Areas of specialty include women's health, pregnancy, infertility, pediatrics, and sports medicine. Jessica also serves as a health care consultant for integrative medical institutes, infertility centers, and green spas.

Prior to her consulting work, Jessica founded an integrative health center in Boston. The eco-friendly center was one of the first twenty-five companies certified as a Sustainable Business Leader in Boston. The center was the recipient of several awards, including Mayor Menino's Green Business Award, a multiple recipient of Boston Business Journal's Best Workplace, Boston Magazine's Best of Boston Award for Massage Therapy as well as Best Acupuncturists in Boston, Best Eco-Friendly Massage, Eco-Beauty Bar, Nutritionist, Personal Trainer, Pilates, and Workout.



Effects of Acupuncture on Menopause: Part 2

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Similar to the research discussed in last week’s post, a study from Holistic Nursing Practice examined the effects of acupuncture on the symptoms of menopause. These include hot flushes and sleep disturbances. The participants were randomized into two groups, both of which received acupuncture. The experimental group’s treatment involved specific body points related to menopausal symptoms. The control group received general treatments that did not involve points related to menopausal symptoms.

The results for the experimental group showed a decrease in sleep disturbances and the average monthly hot flush severity. For the group that received the comparison acupuncture treatments, the results did not show significant changes in these areas. Find further details about the study here.

When customized to the symptoms of menopause, acupuncture shows signs of providing relief for hot flushes and sleep disturbances.

At OMBE, we have two acupuncturists on staff who specialize in women’s health. Call or book online to schedule an appointment or free, 30-minute consult.

Check back next week for more research on how acupuncture can ease the symptoms of menopause!



Cohen, Susan M., et al. (2003). Can Acupuncture Ease the Symptoms of Menopause? Holistic Nursing Practice (17)6, 295–299.