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Women's health issues are often dismissed as being a normal part of the menstrual cycle or simply getting older. However, hormonal imbalances, menstrual irregularities, and other gynecological issues can have a major impact on a women's everyday quality of life. Most issues related to women's health are also normally treated with medications that come with a long list of side effects and in many cases only treat the symptoms.

Individuals assigned female at birth may deal with symptoms related to hormones and other gynecological disorders which can range from mild discomfort to severe pain and emotional distress. Some issues related to women's health include:

  • Pelvic pain

  • Irregular periods

  • Weight changes

  • Mood changes, including depression and anxiety

  • Hot flashes and night sweats

  • Breast tenderness

  • Headaches and other body pains

  • Abnormal or heavy uterine bleeding

  • Bladder issues, including chronic UTIs

  • Chronic yeast infections

  • Fertility issues

  • Low libido

Women dealing with any of these issues can find long-term relief through acupuncture and Chinese medicine. This holistic form of medicine aims to get to the root causes of hormonal and gynecological disorders to help women heal naturally, without the risk of side-effects. 

How We Help

Toriello Acupuncture specializes in women's health issues and hormonal balancing. We are able to treat a wide range of gynecological issues including PMS, menopause, fertility, PCOS, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, and chronic UTIs and/or yeast infections using acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, nutritional counseling, and lifestyle coaching. Acupuncture aims to find the root cause of your issues through an in-depth health intake and pulse and tongue diagnosis. Treatment plans are personalized based on the information gathered and can provide long-term relief so you can gain back control of your health and life. 

Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine has been shown to help regulate hormones, improve autoimmune disorders, and reduce all types of pain. As a holistic medicine, treatment plans target the body, mind, and spirit simultaneously to help relieve all issues experienced. At Toriello Acupuncture, our mission is always to work with the patient and tailor treatment plans to their needs and comfort level. As an integrative health practitioner, Dr. Ana will work alongside your current medications and other therapies, never pressuring you to take a route towards your health goals that do not align with you. This approach to healthcare is the reason why our patients trust us and see the results the have always envisioned for themselves. We will always listen to your concerns and provide you with the quality healthcare you deserve.



Problems affecting your menstrual cycle can be treated with acupuncture and herbal medicine naturally. Abnormal menstrual cycles can affect fertility and quality of life. 

Types of menstrual disorders:

  • Dysmenorrhea: Painful cramps

  • Amenorrhea: Lack of menstruation

  • Menorrhagia: Heavy periods

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding

  • Irregular menstrual cycles


Physical and emotional symptoms that occur in a cyclical pattern during the second half of a woman's cycle. PMDD is a more severe version, however both can interfere with normal activities, relationships, and quality of life. 

Symptoms can include:

  • Sleep disturbances

  • Anxiety and depression

  • Abdominal cramps

  • Headaches

  • Fatigue

  • Irritability

  • Acne

  • Poor concentration


Hormonal imbalances can occur due to a wide range of reasons including stress, diet, lifestyle, environmental toxins, medications, and autoimmune conditions. It can have effects on all areas of a person's life including physical and emotional symptoms.

Symptoms can include:

  • Sleep issues

  • Mood swings, depression, and anxiety

  • Fatigue

  • Weight gain or loss

  • Hair and skin changes

  • Low libido

  • Fertility issues


The transitional period when a women's period stop can lead to a wide range of emotional and physical symptoms. While some women may not be affected at all, others have severe symptoms which impact the quality of life and their overall mental wellbeing.

Symptoms can include:

  • Mood changes including irritability and anxiety

  • Insomnia

  • Hot flashes and night sweats

  • Headaches

  • Body pains

  • Trouble concentrating

  • Hair loss and dry skin

  • Heart palpitations


A condition in which the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of androgens, male sex hormones, and forms many fluid filled sacs (cysts) in the ovaries.

Symptoms can include:

  • Irregular, missed, or very light periods

  • Excess body hair

  • Depression, anxiety, and stress

  • Acne

  • Sleep problems

  • Weight gain

  • Hair loss

  • Fertility issues


A condition where endometrial cells grow outside of the uterus. It is a chronic condition with severe, life-impacting pain during periods, sexual intercourse, bowel movements and/or urination. Uterine fibroids are not dangerous but can also cause pain and irregular or heavy periods. 

Symptoms can include:

  • Pelvic pain

  • Irregular or heavy periods

  • Low back pain

  • Fertility issues

  • Fatigue

  • Nausea

  • Depression or anxiety

The Next Step is to Set Up Your Free Consultation. Come in to Talk About Your Specific Case and Whether Acupuncture is a Good Fit for Your Goals.

Or, give me a call or text at 954-652-6618 and I will be happy to answer any questions. You can also book it online here.

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