Acupuncture and Herbs for Infertility
Chief Complaint: Infertility
History: Has tried for 8 yrs. to conceive with her husband w/out success. Has tried 2 IVF cycles and two donor egg cycles w/out success.
Symptoms: Hx of hemorrhoids, oligomenorrhea, varicose veins, chronic constipation is a smoker and a drinker.
Palpation: Slightly Choppy, Slightly Thin
Observation: Red Body, No Coat, large purple spots scattered throughout the body, slightly dry
OM Diagnosis: Yin Deficiency with some Heat, Blood Stagnation
Treatment Principle: Nourish Yin, Clear Heat, Move Blood
Point Prescription: K2, Sp6, Sp10, Lr3, Ren 4, St25, SJ 5, Yintang and Ear: Shenmen
Back: UB 23 and 32 paired.
UB 57 and Sp6 paired with e-stim at 10 Hz for 15-20 min.
Herb Prescription: Tao Hong Si Wu Tang, Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan
Lifestyle Prescription: Stop Smoking, Stop Drinking, Cardiovascular exercise 20 min./day
Results: After 3 months of 2 treatments during her Follicular Phase (cycle days 4 and 10) and once during Luteal Phase (5-7 days after confirmed ovulation) she became pregnant naturally with a single fetus that she carried successfully full term and now has a baby boy.
Synopsis: Successful Tx Plan
Name: David Petrs
Credentials: L.Ac., LMBT, MSOM
Clinic Name: Southern Pines Women’s Health Center
Street address: 145 Apllecross Road
City: Southern Pines
Phone 1: 910-684-1588
Specialties: Fertility, OB/Gyn, Musculoskeletal, Gastroenterology