Women’s Health

Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine are holistic treatments and therefore have their strength in treating systemic conditions.

This is why traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) may help a variety of women’s health issues, particularly gynaecological conditions, as they are orchestrated by hormones which affect the entire body as a system.

Details of how Christine can help in various stages of a women’s life are below:





Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine may also help with the following:


  • Abdominal bloating
  • Acne
  • Backache
  • Concentration difficulties
  • Constipation/ change in bowel habit
  • Depression/ low mood
  • Diarrhoea/ loose bowels/ change in bowel habit
  • Fatigue/ tiredness
  • Food cravings
  • Headaches
  • Irritability, mood swings
  • Nausea
  • Sleep pattern irregularities/ insomnia
  • Sore/ tender breasts


  • Delayed Menarche
  • Absence of periods for more than 3-6 months (Amenorrhoea/ amenorrhea); (in the absence of a pregnancy during reproductive years)
  • Very short, regular cycles (Polymenorrhoea/ polymenorrhea)
  • Frequent, irregular cycles (Metrorrhagia)
  • Irregular, infrequent, very light periods (Oligomenorrhoea/ oligomenorrhea)
  • Very light flow (Hypomenorrhea/ Hypomenorrhea)
  • Heavy, Prolonged periods (Menorrhagia)
  • Heavy, frequent and irregular periods (Menometrorrhagia)
  • Painful periods (Dysmenorrhoea/ dysmenorrhea): Primary and Secondary
  • Other general symptoms with menstruation: same as PMT/ PMS (please refer to above)



  • Absence of Ovulation (Anovulation)
  • Cystitis
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroids
  • Leukorrhea/ Heavy Vaginal Discharge
  • Peri-menopause, Menopause
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Premature Ovarian Failure (POF)
  • Prolapsed Uterus
  • Thrush/ Yeast Infections
  • Vestibulitis, Vulvodynia