Generally speaking, most women suffer from an instability of the endocrine system which reflects in the radial pulses as a yang deficiency or instability thus, treatment of yin deficiency is useless but this is often the approach for many TCM practitioners because the education doesn’t teach much about regulation of the endocrine system via acupuncture.
Acupuncture or rather True Acupuncture according to Morant, is far more effective at treating menopause symptoms than herbs or anything else I’ve seen. The problem is, most don’t use this style of acupuncture because TCM is the predominate educational system for acupuncture in the US. If you want to know more about this style you can check out acupuncture-n-herbs.com/menopause-acupuncture-n-herbs
The practitioner at the site has studied Morant and his teachings about True Acupuncture which is far different than TCM acupuncture.
Anyway, good article!]]>
i have dairy/mily intolerance and will get ill with soy milk, & dairy. can’t take fish cause i always choke to death on tiny fish bones and it tastes horrible. fish oil capsules wont work because they’re so huge i choke on them and have to call 911 and they dont sell tiny ones.
i need replacements for these as i’m sure may are in the same boat as me.]]>
I wrote an article and posted it to this blog a while ago which covered the difference between pre (or peri ) menopause, and menopause.
If you copy and paste the link below into your browser it should help clarify things.