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.

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Herbs and Acupuncture for IBS Diarrhea

Digestive

Chief Complaint: Chronic diarrhea for 10 years

Western Diagnosis: IBS.

Medical History: Female, 67y. She has chronic diarrhea for 10 years, which was diagnosed as IBS. Diarrhea 4 to 5 times everyday, which refrains her from going out, loose stools, no obvious abdominal pain before diarrhea, poor sleep, dry mouth.

Questioning exam: Tenderness around umbilicus. She is stressful, but denied diarrhea related to emotional disturbance.

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Acupuncture for Stomachache

Digestive

Chief Complaint: Stomach Pain, irregular stool

Western Diagnosis: Ulcerative Colitis

History: As a young child, parents divorced and patient began having “stomach and digestive issues”. 9 years ago began experiencing bloody stool and severe abdominal pain after mother died of cancer. Several doctors and testing are really not definitive, but they diagnosis her with ulcerative colitis.

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