Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture for IBS Constipation
Chief Complaint: Bloating, Gas, Constipation
Western Diagnosis: IBS
Medical History: Patient is 50 year old male with 5 year history of digestive disorders. Three years ago he was diagnosed with IBS. Patient has bouts of diarrhea which is foul smelling.
Questioning exam: Patient, feels bloated, gassy, constipated.
Discomfort improves after a bowel movement.
[b]Pulse exam: Pulse is forceful and rolling
Tongue exam: Tongue has thick yellowish-white coating and purplish tinge.
OM Diagnosis: Damp Heat in the Large Intestine is indicated by the thick yellowish coating on the tongue and the strong foul smelling bowel movements and gas.
Treatment Principle: Clear heat, dry damp, and regulate intestines
Point Prescription: Li11, St36, St44, Sp4, Ren12, St25 with sedating method
Herbal Formula: shao yao tang 2 grams 3x day
Lifestyle Prescription: Reduce or eliminate dairy
Results: Good results. After 3 weeks of twice weekly treatments, patient felt “somewhat normal” according to his own words.
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