How Acupuncture Works for Menopause Hot Flashes

News sites all over the internet are talking about a recent study that shows acupuncture can help women reduce hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause.

In this post, I will explain how acupuncture and Chinese medicine work to treat hot flashes.

Balance Cooling and Warming

The basic idea of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is simple: Health is based on balance. Imbalances in the body lead to illness.  We correct that imbalance with acupuncture and Chinese herbs, the body works to heal itself.

Hot flashes are most often caused by an imbalance called Heat, specifically vacuity heat.

The body has … Read More