Can acupuncture help alleviate menopausal symptoms?
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) An umbrella review from Duke Clinical Research Institute that was a comprehensive assessment of previous systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials has found that women who received acupuncture had less frequent and less severe vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause than women who did not have acupuncture.
A new study suggests acupuncture may be useful in reducing hot flushes and night sweats.
A small study shows that acupuncture is better than no treatment for menopausal symptoms and is a realistic option for women who cannot or do not wish to use hormone replacement therapy (HRT), say researchers.Medscape Medical News
(MedPage Today) -- Randomized analysis lacked a comparator group, however
Decreases seen in hot flushes, day - and - night sweats, sleep problems, emotional and physical symptoms
THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 -- A brief acupuncture intervention is associated with reductions in moderate-to-severe menopausal symptoms, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in BMJ Open. Kamma Sundgaard Lund, Ph.D., from the University of...
A recent study investigated whether acupuncture might be a useful, nonpharmaceutical way to minimize some of the symptoms that occur during menopause.
Title: Acupuncture Could Help Ease Menopausal SymptomsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM
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Conclusion: This study possibly indicates that acupuncture changes sex hormone in various gynecological conditions in women. PMID: 30581481 [PubMed]
Yoga and acupuncture may decrease the frequency of menopausal hot flushes, according to research published inMenopause.Reuters