Acupuncture for Menopause - What does the evidence say?
Acupuncture stands as a promising, safe alternative to hormone therapy for managing menopausal symptoms, with increasing clinical research supporting its efficacy.
A significant study from Denmark, published in the BMJ, highlights acupuncture's effectiveness in reducing hot flashes over a five-week period in women experiencing menopausal symptoms. This study also observed improvements in night sweats, sleep disturbances, and mental well-being. (Source: "Acupuncture may ease troublesome menopausal symptoms" | BMJ)
While existing research underscores the potential benefits of acupuncture for menopausal symptoms, ongoing studies continue to solidify its role as an effective treatment method.