Weight Loss with Chinese Medicine
Chief Complaint: obesity
Medical History: Patient “dieted” and exercised, but still could not lose weight.
Questioning exam: Fatigue after eating, gas and bloating, loose stools, feelings of heaviness (dampness)
Pulse exam: T: Pale, flabby, scalloped
P: slippery on right
OM Diagnosis: Spleen Qi Xu with Dampness
Treatment Principle: Tonify SP Qi, resolve damp
Point Prescription: SP3, ST36, SP9, SP6, BL20
Moxa used for additional tonification
Herbal Formula: Bonjemni Tea
Modified Liu Jun Zi Tang
Lifestyle Prescription: We worked on food combining and eating warm foods for breakfast, as well as eating more Spleen tonifying foods.
Results: Results: patient has lost 12 pounds so far.