Acupuncture and Irregular Periods

What is Oligomenorrhoea?

Oligomenorrhoea is the term used to describe irregular periods and those lasting over 35 days.

Causes of Irregular Periods

The most common causes are related to menstrual cycles where there is no ovulation (anovulatory cycles). This can occur leading up to the menopause and in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Other considerations are stress, excesssive physical exercise, chronic illness, eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia. When no cause is found, this and other menstrual symptoms can form part of the condition known as dysfunctional uterine bleeding

Treatment of Irregular Periods with Acupuncture

The London Acupuncture Space will develop a natural treatment programme tailored to restore a natural cycle. We liase with medical professionals for diagnostic testing and investigations as part of a holistic treatment plan.

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