Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine book cover

Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine

Providing a clear understanding of infertility, this practical resource analyzes and describes the diagnoses and treatment of infertility — both male and female — with Chinese medicine. It includes Western medical information with explanations of physiology, reproductive biology, and modern infertility treatments to expand the understanding of patient options. Content discusses all aspects of achieving a successful pregnancy, including pre-conception care, conception, pregnancy and miscarriage, and modern medical treatments.

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Published: March 2004

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06640-5

Contents

  • 1. A Tale of Two Clinics
    2. The Menstrual Cycle
    3. Charting the Menstrual Cycle
    4. Diagnosis and Treatment of Female Infertility;
    Part One: Making a diagnosis
    Part Two: The treatment of functional
    infertility by TCM
    5. Gynaecological Disorders Which Can Cause Infertility
    6. Blockage of the Fallopian Tubes
    7. Male Infertility
    8. Pregnancy Loss, Miscarriage and Ectopic Pregnancy
    9. Diet and Lifestyle
    10. Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
    Appendices
    Appendix 1: Herbs – Pinyin, Latin and Chinese Characters
    Appendix 2: Herbs which can move the Blood
    Appendix 3: Herbs Contraindicated During Pregnancy
    Appendix 4: Herbal Formulas Mentioned in this Book

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