Oriental Medicine for Infertility

Gynecological

Chief Complaint: Infertility

Western Diagnosis: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Medical History: Central obesity. Excess high GI/sweet foods. Deficient dietary fibre. Sedentary lifestyle. No red meat. Too many cold raw foods

Questioning exam: Central obesity,acne, hirsutism, yellow leucorrhoea, abdominal bloating, irregular scanty periods, dysmenorrhoea with dark-clotted blood, lower abdominal pain, backache, dizziness, floaters, night-sweats, facial flushing,feelings of heat rising, irritability.

Pulse exam: Thin, floating and wiry

Tongue exam: Pale moist and flabby with creamy sticky coat in lower jiao, slightly patchy coat middle jiao, slightly purple on the sides,

OM Diagnosis: Phlegm Damp

Kidney Yin Xu

Blood Xu

Blood Statis

Treatment Principle: Resolve Phlegm Damp

Tonify Kidney Yin

Tonify Blood

Quicken the blood

Tonify the Chong, Ren and Du mai

Point Prescription: Extra Meridian Treatment

Open Ren Mai: LU-7 Lieque (on the right) and KI-6 Zhaohai (left), Ren-4 Guanyuan, ST-28 Shuidao, Zigong.

Open Du Mai: SI-3 Houxi (right) and BL-62 Shenmai (left)

Tonify Chong Mai: SP-4 Gongsun (right) and P-6 Neiguan (left),

LU-7 Lieque (to activate Ren Mai)

BL-32 Ciliao to invigorate Blood

ST-25 Tianshu to move Qi and invigorate Blood

ST-40 Fenglong to resolve Phlegm and Dampness

SP-6 Sanyinjiao tonify the three yin

L.I.-4 Hegu and LIV-3 Taichong to open the four gates and invigorate Qi and Blood

BL-31 Shangliao, BL-32 Ciliao, BL-33 Zhongliao, BL-34 Xialiao every 3rd treatment with Fire needle.

Yaoyangguan

Herbal Formula: Bupleurum

Dang Gui

Peony

Golden seal (like the 3 yellows)

Liquorice

Ginger (smidgen)

These are western tinctures taken 5ml 3 x daily

Lifestyle Prescription: B complex and vitamin C twice daily

Chromium 200ug twice daily

Zinc 22mg twice daily

Floradix

Acidophilus/Bifidus powder

rotate milks cows/goats/soy/rice

Warm food only, stews and soups

Black/white and red kidney beans stews/chilies (mild)

Walnut and black sesame paste in porridge

Chinese soups with Hong Zao, Gou Qi Zi,Huang Qi, Dang Gui, Bai Shao, Sheng Di Hunag and pork or chicken with seaweed and rice noodles and tofu.

Exercise 30 minutes daily

Increase cruciferous vegetables

Results: Weight loss achieved

Tinnitus, dizziness and floaters gone

Energy improved

Periods normalised

Acne improved

Still waiting on baby!

Synopsis: To reduce oestrogen/androgen excess, it is important to decrease aromatase activity and increase Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG). Grapefruit is a natural aromatase inhibitor.Exercise and fibre increase SHBG.

Clinic Name: Carahealth

clinic address: 24 Waterlane

Prospect Hill

Galway

Ireland

clinic phone number: 091 53 30 30

email address: info@carahealth.ie

Website: http://www.carahealth.ie

Last modified: September 8, 2009  Tags: , ,  В·  Posted in: Gynecological, Reproductive