Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs for Constipation


Chief Complaint: constipation

Medical History: 32 yr. old male

works out 3x week

drinks- smokes on occasion.

Eats all the time

Fairly good diet..a fair amount of dairy

Questioning exam: Doesn’t evacuate for several days.

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Chinese Medicine for Post Partum Constipation


Chief Complaint: Constipation after childbirth 31 years ago!

Western Diagnosis: Constipation

Medical History: 58 yo female,born in Switzerland; came to America with husband (business assignment)5 years ago. Upper/lower GI endoscopy revealed negative. Hysterectomy 6/01 due to uterus prolapse. Organic food, vitamins, and perform yoga exercise daily.

Questioning exam: BM once a day in the morning; however had to wait for at least 45 minutes before defecation and required great effort to empty the bowels with complete relief. Stool is formed,in the soft side, brown color with no abnormal odor. She also complains of spontaneous sweating, and low energy (fatigue); a sensation of fullness in the stomach and lower abdomen.

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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.

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Acupuncture and Herbs for Constipation and IBS


Chief Complaint: constipation, cramps

Western Diagnosis: irritable bowel syndrome

Medical History: 21 y.o. woman in apparently good health except for IBS symptoms, acne, insomnia, terrifying nightmares, depression, anxiety and fear, history of post traumatic stress due to near lethal assault 5 years before. Unhappy family and relationship History:history of abandonment and neglect. Stuck in dead end job, strong creativity frustrated.

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