Gynecological Conditions

Acupuncture for Breech Baby

By Mary Vincent L.Ac. Breech baby occurs when the presentation of the fetus is buttocks or feet pointing first toward the mother’s pelvis. Between 29-32 weeks gestation, 15 percent of all babies will be in a breech position, but by the time the pregnancy reaches full term (37 weeks or later), only 3 percent of […]

Acupuncture for Menopause

by Mary Vincent, L.Ac. At Beach Community Acupuncture we frequently treat symptoms related to menopause, as most women are affected with some level of discomfort during this transitional phase. Several recent studies have shown acupuncture to be a viable option, especially in the treatment of hot flashes (by far the most prominent symptom we treat […]

Infertility and Acupuncture

By Mary Vincent, L.Ac.     Infertility is the inability to conceive a child or to carry a pregnancy to full term. The time frame when a couple is considered infertile varies based on where you live in the world. In general, and according to the World Health Organization, a couple is assumed to be infertile […]

Acupuncture for PMS

By Mary Vincent, L.Ac.     Most women experience at least some form of PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) at some point in their lives. It is estimated that 3 out of 4 women experience symptoms of PMS with each menstrual cycle. This means that the majority of women are all too familiar with a variety of uncomfortable […]

Labor Induction…

By Mary Vincent, L.Ac., MSTOM …(otherwise known as “Get this baby out of me!!!) While we see a great many women at BCA for a wide variety of fertility concerns and help with conceiving, we often see these same women (and MANY others as well) at the end of their pregnancies when they are ready, […]

Acupuncture and Menstrual Pain (Dysmenorrhea)

By Mary Vincent, L.Ac We see a variety of complaints related to menstrual problems at BCA. We see a variety of complaints related to menstrual problems here at BCA, but by far the most common (and one that almost every woman has experienced at some time in her life) is due to pain occurring before […]

Acupuncture for Women’s Health

By Nicole Murray, L.Ac. Acupuncture works to treat a wide range of conditions specific to women. While helping to balance the body so it can regain physiological function, acupuncture also reduces stress and restores a sense of calm. This gentle, natural medicine focuses on treating the whole person rather than the disease. Acupuncture and Chinese […]

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