Women’s health challenges range from PMS to menopause, with the common denominator being reproductive organs and hormones which have an important effects on women’s health. Their influence on a woman’s reproductive health, from menstruation to pregnancy to menopause is significant. The regulation of these hormones is essential, as symptoms arise when they are out of balance.

Hormone Symptoms

  • Irregular cycles and PMS including headaches
  • Endometriosis, cysts and fibroids
  • Trouble conceiving and infertility
  • Menopause symptoms including
  • Loss of Libido
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Hot flashes and night sweats
  • Headaches
  • Heightened emotions
  • Poor sleep

Conditions we treat



The inability to convince, after trying for more than 6 months, may have many causes that can successfully be treated with acupuncture, herbs, dietary modifications and movement therapy.

Our providers work with you in assessing all of your previous and current medical history, as well as work with your OBGYN, to find a pattern that is causing your infertility. This is especially helpful when conventional western lab tests appear to be with in normal range.

In addition, if a western fertility specialist is chosen, we work with them to create your best possible outcomes. This often includes reduction of stress through out the fertility process and pre and post IVF transfer. Our relationship with Dr. Douglas Austin at the Fertility Center of Oregon creates an optimal experience and research shows increases IVF transfers by up to 60%.


Menopause is the natural process of no longer going through monthly menstruation, caused be depletion of female hormones due to the aging process. While menopause is inevitable, the symptoms associated with menopause are not.


  • hot flashes
  • low libido
  • insomnia
  • vaginal dryness
  • mood changes
  • fatigue
  • urinary incontinence
  • frozen shoulder
  • joint stiffness


PCOS, Endometriosis, PMS

  • PCOS – poly cystic ovarian syndrome
  • abdominal pain
  • weight gain
  • facial hair
  • infertility
  • Endometriosis
  • infertility
  • PMS – pre menstrual syndrome
  • heightened emotions
  • breast tenderness
  • headaches
  • fatigue
  • cramping


Pelvic Floor

While pelvic floor symptoms like urinary incontinence are seen in women under 45 after giving birth or in high level athletes, the rate of this symptoms increases with peri menopause to to drop in sex hormones that create muscle tone, including tone in the pelvic floor. This lack of tone, in addition decreased movement can result in urinary incontinence. We have normalized the panty liner commercials as an inevitable in the aging process, but you have a choice, and with the help of acupuncture and physical therapy there is a happy ending that can eliminate these commercials!