Menstruation Related

Irregular Menstruation - Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

The patient is a 16 year old girl who has never had regular periods ever since menarche.  She was successfully treateed and maintained symtom free 1 year after the end of her treatments.  Please see Published in British Medical Journal Case Report for the detail on ‘Acupuncture treatment for dysfunctional uterine bleeding in an adolescent’.


The Patient is a 16 year old girl who has had no period for 6 months.  She had her first period at age 13 and had regular periods for at least a year until the periods stopped suddenly.  The mother and patient prefer non-medicinal treatment and Dr. Penn offered her acupuncture treatments.  The patient had signs of ovulation 3 weeks after the treatments began and she had her period 5 weeks after the beginning of her treatments.