Polycystic ovary syndrome, also known as PCOS, is a hormonal disorder which is common in women around the age of reproduction.
Symptoms of PCOS typically start around the time of the first menstrual period but can also develop a little bit later.
With the proper treatment, balancing the body can relieve many symptoms of PCOS.
Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormonal disorder. With PCOS, many small sacs called cysts develop along the outer edge of the ovary. The small fluid filled cysts contain immature eggs called follicles. When the follicles fail to regularly release eggs, it results in missed, late, or prolonged periods. The exact cause for this is unknown but these factors may play a role: excess insulin, low grade inflammation, heredity, or excess androgen.
Symptoms of PCOS may vary, but a diagnosis of PCOS is made when you have at least two of the following symptoms: irregular periods, too much androgen, or polycystic ovaries. PCOS signs and symptoms vary from person to person. Other symptoms include irregular or absent periods, painful menstrual cramps, acne, oily skin, fertility problems, unwanted hair growth or hair loss, male-pattern baldness or thinning hair, weight change. Women with PCOS are at higher risk of developing serious health conditions such as high blood pressure, heart and blood vessel problems, and uterine cancer. Balancing the body with proper treatment can relieve many symptoms of PCOS.
At Acupuncture Wellness Services, we use a combination of modalities and techniques to regulate the flow of energy in the body to achieve outstanding results. The extensive training and experience of our practitioners enables them to successfully blend time-tested and ancient treatment protocols with modern and sophisticated therapies. One of the greatest benefits of our procedure is the ability to detect and correct energetic sensitivities to foods and the environment that might be creating symptoms in your body. Each patient is treated individually, and so the combination of techniques is determined at the time of evaluation. Our treatments integrate well with western medicine, chiropractic, massage therapy, occupational therapy, dental work and nutritional healing.
“Acupuncture has helped regulate my periods and tremendously helps my menstrual cramps that are almost unbearable at times.”
- Dina F
“All I can say is GO GO GO if you have any hormone problems, I have something called PCOS, terrible cramps and PMS off the charts. I am so much better!!! Thank you!!!”
- Jodee K