Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for Perimenopause and Menopause

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Many women going through perimenopause or menopause experience certain unpleasant side effects. A large percentage of these women in West Los Angeles and Santa Monica and in the US experience fatigue, mood swings, hot flashes, night sweats, loss of libido, vaginal dryness, anxiety,  and other issues, but suffer in silence. Fortunately, there are natural solutions.

At Natural Healing & Acupuncture, we offer therapy for menopause and perimenopause that include a focus on herbal medicine, acupuncture, nutrition, and other therapies. With these treatments, you can get relief and enjoy a better quality of life.

How Can Chinese Medicine Alleviate the Symptoms of Menopause and Perimenopause?

According to traditional Chinese medicine, many symptoms of menopause and perimenopause are due to imbalances in the body. This is a natural transition for women but because of lifestyle, stress and other factors, many women experience extreme issues that play havoc with their quality of life.  Chinese Medicine helps to restore balance and make the transition more graceful for women.

From a scientific perspective, perimenopause and menopause are caused by the slowing and stopping of the ovulation process. This also upsets the yin and yang balance.

Menopause also affects the kidney energy which is linked to fertility and aging. To ensure your kidney energy remains healthy, diet, mindfulness, and therapies like acupuncture and herbs are needed to improve the health of the kidney energy.

As you can see, Chinese medicine seeks to correct hormone imbalance by ensuring the overall health of the body so that it adjusts to aging more smoothly.

Chinese Herbs: Chinese herbs are an effective option to ease the symptoms of menopause and perimenopause, including hot flashes. night sweats, insomnia and anxiety, which results in benefits like pain relief, alleviation of vaginal dryness, reduced thirst, etc.

Acupuncture: Acupuncture is a technique that involves inserting fine needles along the meridians or energy lines of the body. These points are believed to stimulate the nervous system, which results in the release of chemicals, enzymes, and hormones in the body.

Studies have shown that acupuncture can help restore imbalances in the body and treat menopause symptoms, including hot flashes. Moreover, acupuncture calms the nervous system and induces a sense of calm.

Bottom Line

At Natural Healing & Acupuncture,  Dr. Denise offers natural treatments and therapies for reproductive issues and pain control. She treats women’s health conditions at all stages of life, including menstrual disorders, pregnancy, fertility, perimenopause, and menopause. She has a certification from the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine and has treated thousands of women using assisted reproductive technologies.

If you are experiencing menopause or other women’s health issues in West Los Angeles and Santa Monica, we at Natural Healing & Acupuncture can help you. Reach out to us at