Women's Health

DH Acupuncture -  - Acupuncturist

Donghwan Lee, DAOM, LAc, Dipl OM

Acupuncturist & Herbalist located in Midtown, New York, NY

Women's Health Specialist
From menstrual irregularities and pregnancy to weight gain and menopause, female health issues are unique and deserve special care. Donghwan Lee, LAC, helps women in New York find balance and harmony within the body and mind through acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. At DH Acupuncture, you can find the healing and relief needed to become energized and happy, regardless of your age or health history.

Women's Health Q & A

by Donghwan Lee, DAOM, LAc, Dipl OM

What symptoms show up when a woman’s health is imbalanced?

Your health as a woman largely depends on the role of your hormones, and whether they are balanced and functioning as they should be.

When a woman’s health is imbalanced, it can create several different symptoms, including:

  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Mood problems
  • Weight gain or loss
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Acne
  • Brain “fog” or memory issues
  • Stomach pain or bloating
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Loss of libido

 

How can acupuncture treat women’s health issues?

While many Western medicine modalities address symptoms, the goal of Traditional Chinese Medicine is to uncover and address the cause of the problems.  

Acupuncture for women’s health is based on a whole-person approach: Donghwan Lee customizes a plan to treat your specific needs, which may include a series of acupuncture treatments, an herbal medicine protocol, and lifestyle recommendations to support your healing. Hot stones can also be placed on precise acupoints to help blood circulation.  

Whether you want to manage acute symptoms or find relief from a chronic problem, acupuncture can trigger the body’s innate healing response to resolve problems in the reproductive organs and balance female hormones.

As a natural and noninvasive approach, Traditional Chinese Medicine is a good option for women who have been unsuccessful with other methods or who want to explore new paths of healing. TCM can easily complement other modalities or support results you’re getting with current medications or Western medicine protocols.   

 

What kind of results can I expect?

The benefits of acupuncture for women’s health will vary from one person to the next, but most women find symptom relief as well as long-term balance and health.

In working with Donghwan Lee, many patients experience:

  • Better weight control
  • Reduced inflammation
  • Lower levels of stress and anxiety
  • A stronger immune system
  • Improved mood
  • Better quality and duration of sleep
  • Decreased pain
  • More manageable and regular menstrual cycles
  • Increased energy and stamina

Acupuncture tends to work best when it is repeated so that Donghwan Lee may recommend a series of treatments over the course of a few weeks or months.

With the clinical expertise necessary to create lasting patient transformations, he is committed to your health and will dedicate himself to achieving the outcomes you desire. He also works to ensure you are empowered to maintain your health long after you’ve completed your treatments.

To begin your journey to better health, schedule an appointment with Donghwan Lee today.

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