Last updated: April 6th, 2018 at 05:54 pm

Acupuncture for Menopause research supporting effectiveness of acupuncture for relieving symptoms of menopause:

Avis NE, Coeytaux RR, Isom S, et al. Acupuncture in Menopause (AIM) study: a pragmatic, randomized controlled trial. Menopause. 2016;23(6):626-637.

“When compared with usual care, acupuncture treatments may significantly reduce hot flashes and other vasomotor symptoms and improve some quality-of-life measures associated with menopause.”

These findings, the results of a year-long NCCIH-funded study on acupuncture for menopause, conducted by researchers from Wake Forest School of Medicine and Duke University School of Medicine, were published in the journal Menopause.