Acupuncture Treats Pregnancy Conditions Including:

Anxiety is characterized by chronic and overwhelming feelings of worry and fear that interfere with sleep, life, and daily activities.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Breech Position is characterized by a baby that does not present head down in preparation for delivery.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes, but not for all breech positions.



Carpal Tunnel occurs with inflammation or impingement of the medial nerve within the carpal tunnel of the wrist. Carpal tunnel syndrome can be characterized by pain, numbness, weakness, or swelling.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Edema is characterized by swelling and retention of fluid in the body. Edema can be generalized or localized.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Headaches stem from a variety of causes including hormones, stress, hypertension, pre-existing conditions, and nutrition. Types of headache include tension headaches, migraines, and hormonal headaches.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Hemorrhoids are veins in the rectum that become inflamed and swollen. Pain, burning, itch, and bleeding with elimination can occur with hemorrhoids.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



High Blood Pressure occurs when the pressure of the blood within the veins is abnormally high. A pre-existing condition of hypertension, gestational hypertension, and preeclampsia are the 3 types of hypertension that can occur during pregnancy.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Hormonal Imbalance occurs when there is an imbalance within the body’s endocrine system. Changes during pregnancy contribute to hormonal imbalances and can be temporary or lasting. Results of hormone imbalance can be altered mood, insomnia, and headaches.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Hyperemesis is characterized by severe nausea and vomiting, and feeling weak and dizzy. Hyperemesis can be temporary or long-lasting.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Insomnia is the inability to fall asleep or stay asleep and can be either temporary or long-lasting.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Labor Initiation is a method to begin the process of labor when the baby is fully developed. Labor Initiation occurs naturally, but can be delayed for a variety of reasons.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Lactation involves milk-supply in the breasts following delivery. Some issues with lactation include breast engorgement, pain, and a lack of milk supply.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes, but depends on the case.



Mastitis is an inflammation or infection of the breast tissue. Infection symptoms can include warmth, fever, and chills.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes, but infection requires antibiotics.



Morning Sickness occurs mainly during the first trimester but can sometimes continue indefinitely. Morning sickness is characterized by nausea, aversion to certain foods and odors, fatigue, and weakness.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Pain Conditions during pregnancy include low back pain, pelvic pain, hip pain, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, and headaches.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Pelvic Pain is characterized by a dull, achy, or sharp pain in the inguinal, ischial, and/or bladder areas.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Placenta Previa occurs when the placenta, which should be at the top or side of the uterus, covers the opening in the cervix. A caesarian section is typically recommended.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Post Partum Depression is characterized by insomnia, mood issues, and sadness. There are a variety of causes of post-partum depression.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Puppp is characterized as a skin rash or skin plaques that appear on the abdomen, thighs and buttocks typically in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy. The rash is benign but can cause sleep issues and irritation, leading to mood issues.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes.



Sinus and Sinusitis occurs when the sinus cavities of the face become inflamed, and/or infected. Sinus and sinusitis symptoms include stuffy nose, runny nose, nasal discharge, and pain on the cheeks and/or forehead.

Treatable with acupuncture: Yes, but antibiotics may be needed for sinus infection.




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