Acupuncture, a branch of traditional Chinese medicine is now being accepted as a mode of treatment and is preferred over modern conventional medicine especially in the past few decades. Widely used for the treatment of chronic disorders and mental ailments over which conventional medicine failed to exhibit any improvement, acupuncture has now also displayed its effectiveness in treating various gynecological conditions including endometriosis and uterine fibroids.
Both endometriosis and fibroids have two things in common. One, they both are influenced by estrogen levels; and two, both of them play a vital role in contraception. Except for hysterectomy, most of the remedies conventional medicine offers are futile and merely aim at reducing and suppressing symptoms. However, acupuncture has shown wonderful results in treating women suffering from endometriosis and uterine fibroids.
How Acupuncture Treats Eendometriosis
Fibroids are viewed as stagnant qi depositions and may be treated by balancing the qi flow by inserting needles on the recommended acupoints to regulate the qi flow and remove any blockages along the meridian pathway. The following points aid relief of symptoms and stimulate the body’s natural healing process.
Conception Vessel 4
Located on the midline of the abdomen and almost 4 thumb widths below the navel, this point is used to treat genito-urinary problems and deal with sexual and fertility issues.An excellent point for treating endometriosis.
This point can be traced on the top of the foot where the two bridges between the webbing of the fourth and the fifth toe meet. Very effective in treating endometriosis, this point also aids menopausal relief.
This point is located at the top of the foot in the webbing between the big and the second toe. Follow this webbing upto where you feel an indention between two bridge-like surfaces.
Acupuncture treatment involving this point is helpful in relieving cramps and other symptoms associated with PMS. Also, it plays a vital role in balancing qi thus being helpful in treating endometriosis.
How Acupuncture Treats Fibroids
Balancing the yin and yang energies is an important aspect of gaining a healthy balance via acupuncture and acupressure methods. Stimulating these points by means of a needle or by simple pressure applications yield wonderful results and aids the healing process of uterine fibroids.
Formerly used to treat endometriosis, the liver 3 point stimulates the qi flow and removes stagnation, providing beneficial effects for uterine fibroids. It is known to cure menstrual issues including dysmenorrhea, amenorrheaand calms down those suffering from anxiety and nervousness.
Located approximately a palm width above the outer anklebone, this point deals with all the gynecological issues and concerns, be it irregular menses, difficult labor, male sexual problems or uterine fibroids and tumors.
Conception Vessel 3
Located a thumb width above the pubic symphysis, this point is thought to have a cooling effect on various gynecological issues especially ones that tend to heat up. Excess yin and yang energy accumulations are balanced by inserting acupuncture needles or applying pressure to this point. Stimulating all the above points is bound to bring about a significant change in the condition and provide relief.
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