Acupuncture for PCOS

I thought I’d pass along an interesting web page from Science Daily that featured an article last week entitled, “PCOS and the Benefits of Acupuncture and Exercise.” Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is caused by a hormonal imbalance of estrogen, progesterone and androgens in women of reproductive age. As a result of this imbalance, the menstrual cycle is often absent or irregular.

PCOS can lead to other uncomfortable symptoms as well, including the formation of ovarian cysts, acne, infertility and the occurrence of male sexual characteristics. Traditional treatment of the condition, from a Western Perspective, often utilizes medications such as the birth control pill, a Glucophage like Metformin, and androgen replacement therapy. As you will see from this article, acupuncture and exercise offer an alternative to medication.

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