Women's Health Conditions Treated With Acupuncture in Calgary

Chiropractic Calgary AB Womens Health

Regulating the cycle is often the first step in the treatment for many gynecological disorders.  Acupuncture in Calgary is very effective in balancing female hormones. By balancing hormones and treating stress, improvement to premenstrual symptoms and menstrual irregularities can be readily experienced.

Acupuncture Treatment for Women's Health in Calgary

  • Menstrual disorders (premenstrual symptoms, painful periods, irregular or absent cycle)
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Endometriosis
  • Preconception
  • Fertility
  • IVF and ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology)
  • Menopause
  • Fibrocystic breasts
  • Genital herpes


In Oriental Medicine we say the best way to achieve a healthy baby is to nourish the soil before you plant the seed.

Good health and balanced hormone levels are very important for conception. These two factors positively influence the development and health of the potential egg and creates favourable conditions to the uterine lining for implantation.

To optimize fertility and the health of your baby it is important to begin preconception treatments 3 to 4 months prior to conception. This is highly recommended for woman who are in their 30’s. Typically Acupuncture treatments are scheduled once a week for 3 to 4 months.


Good ovary function and balanced hormones is indicated by a regular cycle with regular mid-cycle ovulation and no pre-menstrual symptoms or abnormal menstrual symptoms.  By regulating your cycle underlying factors that may be preventing you from conceiving or maintaining a pregnancy are treated.

Treatments also help to improve the health and vitality of the egg; increasing nutrition to the developing egg and boosting its capacity to make energy to make a viable embryo.  This is particularly important for women in their 30’s.

Typically Acupuncture treatments are scheduled 1 to 2 times per week for 3 to 6 cycles.  On average it takes 3 to 6 months to see results.


Oriental Medicine, the oldest of all medical systems, can integrate effectively with modern medicine. Evidence based research shows that Acupuncture treatments leading up to embryo transfer improves the uterine lining and increases implantation and pregnancy rates.

An IVF Acupuncture treatment plan aims to enhance your results by; improving ovary and uterine health and enhancing the vitality of the eggs. Treatments also help to alleviate side effects of the IVF process and treat the associated emotional stress.

Typically, IVF Acupuncture treatments are scheduled as follows:

  • Weekly for at least 3 month prior to an IVF cycle
  • One treatment prior to egg retrieval
  • One treatment within 24 hours of embryo transplant
  • One treatment shortly after embryo treatment


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Chiropractic Center for Health

768-500 Country Hills Boulevard NE
Calgary, AB T3K 4Y7