Acupuncture reduces number of menopausal hot flushes, study finds

An article in the Daily Mail highlights research that acupuncture reduced the number of hots flushes suffered by menopausal women and makes these attacks less severe. The review, published in Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, includes the results from a 2016 study which found almost half of 170 women receiving acupuncture treatments for six months saw the number of hot flushes they suffered cut in half. Looking at studies from 2012 to 2016, it concluded that acupuncture reduces the frequency and severity of hot flushes and improves quality of life.

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