The Treatment of Menstrual Diarrhea with Acupuncture and Herbs

Digestive

Chief Complaint: Early morning diarrhea which is worse just before and during menses.

Medical History: Generally nervous person, tends to internalize stress. Too much cold and sweet food. Exercises daily. Drinks wine several times per week. Previous antibiotic use with subsequent yeast infections.

Questioning exam: Symptoms worse with period.

Symptoms worse in the winter.

Symptoms worse with stress.

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Herbs and Acupuncture for IBS Diarrhea

Digestive

Chief Complaint: chronic diarrhea

Western Diagnosis: IBS

Medical History: 34 year old Caucasian female, bookkeeper. Presents with scoliosis, lower and upper back pain, irregular menses. Patient does not exercise and eats lots of fried foods.

Questioning exam: Patient sighs frequently, has breast tenderness, distention, bloating and gas. Chronic dawn diarrhea with undigested food and mucous. Symptoms increase with menses. Patient has a heavy flow with many, large clots and dark blood. She sees floaters and frequently feels hot. She has seasonal allergies.

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Herbal Medicines for IBS Diarrhea

Digestive

Chief Complaint: diarrhea

Western Diagnosis: IBS

Medical History: diarrhea, indigestion for 5 years

Questioning exam: like warm, poor appetite, gas, stomach pain, pale tongue and swollen

Pulse exam: thin and week

Tongue exam: pale swollen

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Chinese Herbal Medicines for Epidemic Diarrhea

Digestive

Chief Complaint: diarrhea and fever

Western Diagnosis: neonatal epidemic diarrhea

Medical History: A 4 day old girl was born full-term on 24/06/2003. she started to cry feebly 30 seconds after delivery. Birth weight was 2.5 kilos. Sucking power was good and she took 20 ml of 10% glucose solution two hours after birth and was fed alternately breast feedings and artificial formula composed of water and milk in a ratio of 2:1. During pregnancy 2-degree calcification spots on the placenta were shown by ultrasound.

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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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The Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Treatment of Diarrhea

Digestive

Chief Complaint: Weight loss/diarrhea

Western Diagnosis: Diarrhea with unknown reason

Medical History: Diarrhea for 5 years. Has to go the rest room 6 to 7 times a day. Fatigue. Low back pain. He has consulted many different doctors and tried all kinds of alternative medicine but acupuncture before he finds me.

Questioning exam: He owns a small business. He fills stressful on managing the daily business. Business fluctuation, employee problem. Whenever he tries to take meal, he has to go to the restroom before he finishes it. He is tired all the time, because of lacking of nutrition. Food is going out before full digested.

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