Chinese Medicine Treatment of Infertility

Reproductive

Chief Complaint: Infertility

Medical History: 28 y/o Female with a 2 year history of not being able to conceive. Very irregular menstrual cycle. Western lifestyle and diet. Poor exercise history.

Questioning exam: Pt. complained of irregular cycle since mid 20′s. before that, was relatively normal. Also complains of fatigue during the day, bad PMS symptoms – irritable, breast tenderness, bloating, light colored menstrual flow, inconsistent sleep patterns, normal hunger and thirst, no taste in the mouth, temperature was normal, no pain,

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Acupuncture for Female Infertility

Reproductive

Chief Complaint: Female Infertility

Medical History: Irregular menstruation, sore back, night sweats,fatigue, dizziness

Questioning exam: Irregular menstruation, sore back, constipation, malar flush, night sweats

Pulse exam: Deep, thin, particularly weak and sometimes Floating, empty, rapid

Tongue exam: Thin white coat and swollen

OM Diagnosis: KD Deficiency

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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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Acupuncture and Herbs for Infertility

Reproductive

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

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Chinese Medicine for Male Infertility

Reproductive

Chief Complaint: male infertility

Western Diagnosis: low sperm count, low testosterone, hi LH & FSH

History: lost several hundred pounds a few years ago. currently on raw food diet. leads mentally healthy lifestyle.

Symptoms: frequent urination (but drinks ~2 gallons of water a day); high energy; good attitude; low back pain; loose stool; diagnosed w/gall stones; craves salt; foot fungus; occasional headaches; on and off exhausted, but only sleeps 6 hours/night due to schedule.

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The Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Treatment of Infertility

Reproductive

Chief Complaint: being unable to get pregnant for 3 years

Western Diagnosis: Infertility

Medical History: The female patient hasn’t been pregnant for 3 years after getting married. The patient has irregular menstruation combined with clots and cramps, and stress from work.

Pulse exam: Pulse is wiry and thin.

Tongue exam: Tongue is purplish with tooth marks. Coating is thin and white.

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The Chinese Herbal Treatment of Infertility due to Tubal Obstruction

Reproductive

Chief Complaint: being unable to get pregnant after 5 year marriage

Western Diagnosis: 1.Tubal Obstruction, 2.Uterus dysplasia

Medical History: The patient hasn’t been able to get pregnant since she got married 5 years ago.She went to see western doctor and was diagnosed with tubal obstruction and uterus dysplasia. She has experienced scanty menstruation, light color, dark clots, accompanied with legs soreness

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The Chinese Medicine Treatment of Male Infertility, Low Sperm Count and Motility

Reproductive

Chief Complaint: Infertility for three years

Western Diagnosis: low number sperm and poor activity

Medical History: Male, 31 years old, MD and very stressed, low back hurts all the times otherwise everything is fine.

Pulse exam: Pulse: weak and thin.

Tongue exam: Tongue is normal

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