Pain relief is the most common reason for seeking medical attention. For some people pain may be temporary and easy to tolerate, but for many others it can be severe or unrelenting or both. If you have a body, then you will be familiar with the experience of pain. The good news is that, although pain is inevitable, suffering is optional! …
Premenstrual Syndrome – PMS
- November 27 , 2023
Too many women go through distressing pain and mood swings month after month believing it to be normal. Yes, it is common … but it doesn’t have to be this way.
Chinese Medicine takes an individualised approach to treatment. It has an elaborate system of diagnostic analysis that adapts to the specific symptoms and body signs that any one person presents. The full range of Chinese Medicine skills including acupuncture, acupressure and Chinese herbal medicine offer a reputable treatment option for the management of the symptoms of PMS.
Our Shen Adelaide team of Chinese Medicine practitioners has decades of experience treating patients with pre-menstrual syndrome.
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Dysmenorrhoea: Level Three – Weak or Unclear Evidence of Efficacy
Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS): Level Three – Weak or Unclear Evidence of Efficacy
This level of evidence is applied to conditions that have not yet shown clear, consistent results. Keep in mind that any single study demonstrating a positive effect is insufficient; it is only after a series of consistent studies that science will draw a positive conclusion. . And please also keep in mind that ‘lack of evidence of efficacy’ is not the same thing as ‘evidence of lack of efficacy’!
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Hofmeister S, Bodden S. Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. American Family Physician. 2016 Aug 1;94(3):236-40.
Jang SH, Kim DI, Choi MS. Effects and treatment methods of acupuncture and herbal medicine for premenstrual syndrome/premenstrual dysphoric disorder: systematic review. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2014;14:11.
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