Top 10 Women's Health Reasons to Try Acupuncture
From the desk of Jessica L. Molleur, Lic.Ac., DNBAO...
There are many reasons to try acupuncture (headaches, neck & shoulder pain, arthritis, degenerative disc disease) and the list grows as research from all over the world including Sweden, Germany, Australia, and the United States grows in support of this amazing holistic health modality. Recent research has show acupuncture to be effective for several OB/GYN related disorders from conception to beyond. In recent press, acupuncture has been gaining recognition for turning breeched babies, inducing labor naturally, and shortening the first stages of labor-all based on recent research. Here are the top 10 reasons to try acupuncture from a women's health perspective:
1. Ammenorhea (Absent period)
4. Irregular Cycles
5. Menopause & Hot Flashes
6. Menstrual Cramps
7. Morning Sickness
8. Ovarian Cysts & PCOS
9. Premenstrual Syndrome
10. Uterine & Breast Fibroids
Jessica L. Molleur is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and massage therapist in Massachusetts and California. She holds a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco, CA. Her training also includes a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from the University of California at Davis, CA. Jessica first became interested in acupuncture as a soccer player searching for an alternative to knee surgery.
She is a National Diplomate of Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine and Chinese Herbology through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Following her acupuncture licensure, she became a Diplomate of Acupuncture Orthopedics. This orthopedic specialty certification is held by fewer than 300 acupuncturists in the United States. Areas of specialty include women's health, infertility, pediatrics, and sports medicine. For patients interested in learning more about acupuncture for fertility and IVF, please click here.