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Menopause:Time of The Wise Woman

by Sunshine Healing Arts


As women, we are born with unparalleled strength and resilience. We endure a myriad ofMenopause:Time of The Wise Woman, Sunshine Healing Arts Acupuncture & Wellness in Atlantic Beach, Florida challenges throughout our lives, and one of the most significant transitions we undergo is menopause. The transition from fertility to non-fertility can be a tumultuous time for women, both physically and emotionally. It is for this reason that we delve into how Chinese Medicine can be a support during menopause.

During our fertile years, the nourishing blood is given to others or wasted, as we grow another being in the womb or shed during menstruation. But the ancient view of this transition following these years understands that after menopause, this nourishment is kept for the self, nurturing the wellbeing and growth of the Wise Woman. Seen in this light, menopause is really something to celebrate!

During this transition to the Wise Woman, Chinese Medicine can help buffer symptoms and harmonize elements at work within the body. Chinese Medicine is rooted in the belief that the body has a profound ability to heal itself. It is a holistic approach to healthcare that considers the mind, body, and spirit as interconnected. For centuries, Chinese Medicine has been providing relief to women experiencing menopausal symptoms. Since every woman is different, Chinese Medicine provides a specific treatment plan for each person.

One of the most common symptoms that women experience during menopause is hot flashes. Chinese Medicine views hot flashes as a result of an imbalance in the body's natural cooling mechanisms. Acupuncture, along with Chinese Herbal Medicine has been effective in reducing hot flash episodes. The technique works by restoring balance to the body's energy flow, known as qi.

Another common concern during menopause is the decline in estrogen levels. This hormonal change can result in mood swings, insomnia, and vaginal dryness, amongst other issues. Chinese Medicine offers specific herbal formulas that has been shown to be helpful in managing these symptoms. It is a natural option that supports hormonal balance and can be an effective tool during menopause.

Over time, our bones can become brittle and prone to fractures. This is especially true for women who experience a significant decrease in bone density during menopause. Chinese Medicine recommends consuming foods rich in calcium and herbs like Eucommia Bark that supports the strengthening of the bones.

In conclusion, menopause can feel like a daunting and overwhelming chapter for many women. However, Chinese Medicine can provide a gentle and effective support system during this time. Its holistic approach to healthcare means that it addresses the physical, emotional, and spiritual changes that occur during menopause. Through herbal remedies, acupuncture, and dietary guidance, Chinese Medicine can help women navigate this new phase of their lives with ease, grace, and wisdom.

Schedule your appointment today to discuss how Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can help during menopause!




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