Although ovarian cysts can sometimes go away on their own, other times they require extra treatment to be resolved. Ovarian cysts can be caused by a number of factors including an imbalance of hormones. Acupuncture works by bringing the body back to balance, regulating blood supply and hormone levels.
In a study done by the University of Heidelberg, Germany, researchers found that acupuncture is an effective alternative therapy for female infertility due to hormone disorders.
According to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, acupuncture can prove as a valuable alternative to western medicine when it comes to treating women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Women with PCOS struggle with conceiving, which can be very frustrating and upsetting. Western treatments involving surgery and prescription medication can be costly and have severe side-effects. Acupuncture has been found to be a less expensive, safer alternative for the treatment of PCOS.
One study done of women with secondary ovarian failure, where women struggle to conceive, found that the group receiving acupuncture treatment had long-lasting results without side effects compared to those receiving a fertility drug called clomiphene
If you are battling with ovarian complications or looking for preventative care, consider acupuncture as an alternative safe treatment option.
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