Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture for PCO


Chief Complaint: would like to get pregnant

Western Diagnosis: Polycystic ovarian syndrome/Infertility

Medical History: History of excessive body hair growth and acne with polycystic ovarian syndrome. Took birth control pill for over 10 years, stopped taking BC 1.5 years ago. Had full fertility workup and did three rounds of Clomid- developed an ovarian cyst. Since cyst development and break from fertility treatments, menstrual bleeding has been heavier and longer, increased cramping, back pain, lots of tissue and clots, dark “tar” color, pink, dark read and brown.

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Acupuncture and Herbs for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome


Chief Complaint: Pain Fatigue Weight-gain Delayed Menstrual Cycle

Western Diagnosis: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Medical History: Patient has experienced menstrual irregularities with delayed menstruation and worsening pain before menses since the previous year. Weight gain has also increased as well as fatigue and now depression. Patient has experienced hirsutism for the previous 2 years.

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Oriental Medicine for Infertility


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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