Menstrual Disorders

Menstrual Disorders services offered in Bellevue and Seattle, WA and Honolulu, HI

Menstrual Disorders

Menstrual disorders cause physical and emotional symptoms that can disrupt your daily routine. The integrated health team at Zen Attitude Acupuncture, with offices in Seattle and Bellevue, Washington and Honolulu, Hawaii, uses various therapies to alleviate symptoms of menstrual disorders and improve the quality of life. The team includes acupuncturists, naturopaths, and life coaches who treat your whole health. Call the office nearest you today or book an appointment online. 

Menstrual Disorders Q & A

What are menstrual disorders?

Menstrual disorders are conditions that cause physical and emotional symptoms before, during, or after your period. Types of menstrual disorders include:


Dysmenorrhea refers to painful menstrual cramps you have right before or during your period. 

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

PMS refers to the physical and emotional symptoms you have before your period starts. It includes mood changes, fatigue, and menstrual cramps. 

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)

PMDD is a more severe version of PMS that affects mental well-being, causing depression, anxiety, irritability, and difficulty concentrating. These symptoms usually only occur right before you get your period.


Menorrhagia is heavy menstrual bleeding. You may bleed through pads or tampons, bleed longer than seven days, or pass large blood clots. 


Amenorrhea is when you go several months without your period. 

Irregular menstrual cycle

An irregular menstrual cycle is also a menstrual disorder. Some women may have a cycle that’s longer or shorter than normal, having more frequent or fewer periods a year. 

Menstrual disorders are common, but not a normal part of reproductive health. If you have any of these problems with your period and you’re looking for a more holistic approach, the team at Zen Attitude Acupuncture can provide the guidance you need.

What can I expect during an evaluation for menstrual disorders?

You can expect a thorough, patient-focused evaluation during your menstrual disorder consultation at Zen Attitude Acupuncture. You may meet with a naturopath, acupuncturist, or both, depending on your personal needs and goals.

They ask about your symptoms and menstrual cycle. They review your medical history, daily routine, stressors, and usual diet. They also perform a physical exam. 

What therapies help menstrual disorders?

The team at Zen Attitude Acupuncture customizes plans for menstrual disorders based on type, symptoms, and causes. They offer many complementary therapies that can ease pain, improve mood, and restore balance, including:

  • Acupuncture
  • Homeopathic injections
  • Vitamin injections
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Life coaching

The team helps you find your zen for health and healing, improving your symptoms and overall well-being. They take a collaborative approach, walking alongside you on your healing journey.

Wellness requires your active participation. The team at Zen Attitude Acupuncture gives you the tools and support necessary so you can take control of your health.

Call Zen Attitude Acupuncture today or schedule your menstrual disorder consultation online.