Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

PCOS Management

Traditional Chinese Medicine modalities Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal medicine provide a low risk and evidence based treatment for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) management.

Acupuncture Acupuncture is an evidence based treatment for PCOS that can be considered to improve quality of life to manage symptoms including supporting Ovulation and a regular monthly cycle. Research provides clinical significance that Acupuncture has the ability to support regular frequency of Ovulation and supporting balancing of hormones that play a role in PCOS.

In your initial consultation at The Dao Health, pattern differentiation will be discussed regarding the types of PCOS and the history of your diagnosis and which criteria was used. We encourage an integrative model of care when managing PCOS including the consideration of pathology including hormonal levels at particular times of your cycle and history of internal ultrasound.

Treatment at The Dao Health for PCOS management and decrease symptoms of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome may include Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Supplementation and Chinese Dietary Therapy.

Ideal PCOS Treatment

Treatment will begin weekly for four weeks to support restoration of balance in the body and then treatment is tailored to the individual and their menstrual cycle.

Which appointment type should I book in for?

We recommend booking in for an Initial Women’s Health Consultation and Treatment at The Dao Health.

RESEARCH: Johansson J, Redman L, Veldhuis PP, Sazonova A, Labrie F, Holm G, Johannsson G, Stener-Victorin E. Acupuncture for ovulation induction in polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2013 May 1;304(9):E934-43