Finding natural remedies for menstrual cramps can be very tiresome, but we have a solution for you. Acupuncture is a natural treatment that consists of using thin needles being placed in very specific areas or points of your body, and when doing so, helps stimulate a specific nerve. When this is done, nerves begin to send signals to the brain, and then the brain releases neural signals and hormones that help stimulate that specific nerve and area. This method for pain relief can be extremely beneficial for women who suffer from extremely painful menstrual cramps.
With acupuncture becoming a commonly used treatment, natural and holistic remedies and becoming increasingly sought after, more knowledge about this treatment is being considered as non-medicated treatments. For those who prefer natural or holistic methods, you’ll find that acupuncture is an amazing holistic treatment method for instant relief. Acupuncture has been used as a treatment for thousands of years and is gaining popularity as there is a rise in wanting natural routes for medicine and treatments.
By stimulating nerves, pain receptors and inflammation areas are reduced and will allow your body to heal itself and promote pain relief endorphins in that area.
Benefits of acupuncture treatments for menstrual cramps
- Promotes blood flow
- Stimulates the female reproductive system
- Regulates hormone levels
- Reduces stress
- Reduce headaches and nausea caused by menstrual pain
- Reduce menstrual cramping pain
- Releases endorphins to naturally help reduce pain
- Reduces inflammation that attributes to pain
Experts say that women who combine acupuncture and herbal treatments may see significant improvements in their menstrual cycle and can reduce the amount of menstrual cramp pain over time. This is due to the type of traditional Chinese treatment, that contributes to restoring the body’s hormonal and nerve balance.
Typically, menstrual cramps can be treated with over-the-counter pain medication, heating pads, rest, or even light exercises. However, some women prefer natural methods that can be done frequently like acupuncture, for managing this monthly experience, with more efficient results because of the pain reduction that occurs after constantly having acupuncture treatments.
When working with a registered acupuncturist (R.ac) they can recommend the treatments from which you would benefit. This will assure that the professional and trained acupuncturist has your health in their best interest and will work on a treatment plan for you if necessary.
Acupuncture being natural is safe and can be done frequently based on what treatments are needed and what goals you would like to reach. Some professionals may also suggest adding friction, heat, pressure, or electromagnetic energy impulses that can help relieve menstrual cramps.
We always encourage our clients to do their due diligence when searching for a registered acupuncturist. We ensure that our registered acupuncturists are trained and have the knowledge to provide this treatment as it is crucial to understand how each nerve works, and the complexity of the nerve networks within the body. By being well trained and educated in this treatment technique, the professional will make sure the treatment is safe. Typically, there is no pain when getting this treatment, as acupuncture needles are extremely thin, so if that is a reason you fear this treatment, have comfort in knowing that the needles are quite thin, and professionals know how to insert them with little to no pain.
We have the best and most knowledgeable professionals that can provide you with this treatment. Call or message us today to schedule your first treatment for instant menstrual relief.