Acupuncture and Herbs used for Menstrual Pain

Gynecological

Chief Complaint: menstrual pain

Western Diagnosis: dysmenorrhoea

Medical History: This 35 year old lady has been complaining of pain and cramping after onset of period for past six months,and passing large clots with menstrual flow.She also reports extreme moodiness premenstrually.

Pain and cramping is relieved by pressure.She tends to feel hot but gets cold after eating.Her digestion is normal and bowels regular.Urination is normal with no nocturia. Sleeps well but wakes up feeling fatigued.

She has a history of Yang Ming headaches due to sinus congestion and was treated for post nasal drip due to allergies.

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Acupuncture Treatment of Painful Period

Gynecological

Chief Complaint: painful distension,fullness in chest and abdomen; constipation or tenesmus; emotional disturbance

Western Diagnosis: Dysmenorrhea

Medical History: age 40, has spasmodic pain in the lower abdomen,painful distension radiating in both flanks, severe and persistent low back pain some times accompanied with premenstrual tension, nausea, vomiting, headache and emotional disturbance before menstrual period for about 18 years.

Questioning exam: painful distension,fullness in chest and abdomen; constipation and tenesmus; emotional disturbance; lower abdomen reluctant to pressure; menstrual blood is dark in color, purple and lumpy. yellow urine.

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Acupuncture Treatment of Painful Periods

Gynecological

Chief Complaint: pain and discomfort before and during menstrual period

Western Diagnosis: dysmenorrhea

Medical History: always worried,easy to be angry, lack of exercise,eat mostly out doors.

Questioning exam: A women aged 32,spasmodic pain in the lower abdomen, painful distension radiating in both flanks, severe and persistent low back pain accompanied by premenstrual tension, nausea, vomiting,headache and emotional disturbance for about 16 years.

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Acupuncture Treatment of Painful Periods

Gynecological

Chief Complaint: Painful periods

Western Diagnosis: Dysmenorrhea

Medical History: The patient is a 29 year old female with primary dysmenorrhea. Her menses started at the age of 12 and problems started at the age of 13. At the age of 8 she suffered a left inguinal hernia located about Liver 12, which was repaired surgically. The patient drinks alcohol on the weekends and smokes cigarettes regularly.

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The Treatment of menstrual pain with Acupuncture and Herbs

Gynecological

Chief Complaint: Dull pain in lower abdomen prior to and during menstrual period.

Western Diagnosis: Dysmenorrhea

Medical History: This 20-year-old female(height of 5.2 feet and weight of 105 pounds) came to Acutherapy & Herbal Clinic with a main complaint of dull periodic pain in the lower abdomen prior to and during menstrual period. She began suffering from this problem since age of 13 when she had the first period. At first, she took some pain killer when the pain happened, and then, she went to MD for check up. There were no sign of any organic diseases in the pelvic cavity. At last, she decided to try the alternative medicine for this problem.

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