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Acupuncture and the treatment of Menopause

Menopause is a naturally occurring physiological process which signifies a hormonal change in women  as the body chemistry changes which was commonly treated with hormone replacement therapy generally occurring in the late 40”s to the early 60’s.

Up until recently the common medical treatment for this was hormone replacement therapy.

Within the last few years studies have surfaced showing that HRT could increase the risk of cancer and heart disease. This has caused many women to look at alternative therapies for the relief of the symptoms of hot flashes. Study shows that acupuncture can help significantly reduce the symptoms associated with menopausal syndrome!

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