Acupuncture and herbal Chinese medicine have today been appreciated as effective methods for regulating hormones imbalance in menopause. There are many factors related to hormonal imbalance apart from menopause. These may include irregular heavy and painful periods, PMS and fertility challenges. These imbalances may be caused by a number of factors. Lack of physical exercise, exposure to harsh elements like heat or cold, inadequate rest emotional stress and a poor diet are some contributory factors.