MEN'S HEALTH ISSUES:
Prostatitis is the inflammation of the prostate that can cause urinary symptoms such as frequent and urgent need to urinate, and pelvic pain in the lower back and genital area.
Acupuncture and herbal therapies are very effective in relieving the pain and urinary symptoms caused by chronic non-backterial prostatitis.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH):
The prostate naturally grows larger as men age.If the prostate compresses the urethra, it can cause a range of urinary symptoms, including slowness of urinary stream, frequent urination and hesitancy or difficulty starting to urinate. Acupuncture can help with rebalancing and providing overall support to the health of the urinary system.
Prostate cancer affects about one in six men. When caught early, it can respond very well to treatment. Symptoms can include urinary problems, pain in the lower back or hips and blood in the urine or semen. Acupuncture can be helpful in relieving the side effects of treatment and boosting overall health.
Men tend to exhibit and report feelings of fatigue, frustration, irritability, lack of concentration, sleep disturbance and loss of interest in work and social activities. Acupuncture can help calm the mind and body, reduce stress, anxiety and help with male symptoms of depression.
Erectile Dysfunction (ED):
ED is the inability to sustain an erection suitable for a sexual intercourse at least 25% of the time. A common condition that happens to most men at some time during their lives, however, ongoing problems could indicate a more serious issue. ED can be caused by conditions such as heart disease, clogged blood vessels, medications, stress, depressiona and anxiety. Acupuncture can be helpful in boosting and supporting sexual stamina.
Most cases of male infertility are related to a low concentration, poord quality or poor movement of sperm. Acupuncture can improve sperm production and quality, as well as help increase the chances of success when used in conjunction with Western reproductive technology,, and can also help both partners deal with the emotional aspects of struggling to conceive.
Male Menopause (MM):
Age men age, there becomes a decline in the production of testosterone, the male hormone. When this happens, symptoms such as fatigue, weakness, depression, mood changes and sexual problems may appear. Acupuncture and herbal therapy can support men as they age and eliminagte symptoms and signs related to MM.
What to Expect During Treatment
Dr. Li Liu will take an extensive health history and perform an exam designed to help determine the underlying cause of your health concerns. She will then create a treatment plan designed to relieve your symptoms and help your body regain its natural balance.
During treatment, fine sterile needles will be inserted at specific points to restore the balance and flow of Qi. It is important to note that needles will not be used in any sensitive areas, and your treatment will be painless.
To help you get the most out of your treatments, Dr. Li Liu may also provide dietary recommendations and herbal remedies designed to help bolster your health and relieve your symptoms. She may also suggest an exercise program or other stress-relief methods such as meditation.
Together with your acupuncturist and other health care providers, you can address your health concerns and take control of your own well-being for a long, happy and vigorous life.
Caring for your health and well-being is important for all the stages of your life. While it can sometimes be difficult to talk with your doctor or practitioner about issues such as prostate conditions, erectile dysfunction or infertility, it is important to be open nd honest. After all, these concerns can have a major impact on your overall health as well as your sex life, your relationships and your emotional health.
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offer powerful tools to help you feel your best. They have been used for thousands of years to treat men's health concerns and they can be safely used along with Western therapies.
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550 Pharr Rd NE, Ste. 410
Atlanta GA 30305
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