Acupuncture, as Practiced in Clinical Settings, May Significantly Improve Menopause-related Symptoms

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, conducted by researchers from Wake Forest School of Medicine and Duke University School of Medicine, were published in the journal Menopause.