Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780443066405
eBook ISBN: 9780702035999
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 22nd March 2004
Page Count: 440

Key Features

  • Detailed and clear Chinese medicine treatment strategies are described.
  • Information on reproductive biology and Western physiology are included to provide an understanding of the complexity of a patient's symptoms and conditions.
  • Western treatment options that may impact Chinese medicine treatment are described, along with details about how these two perspectives can work together.
  • Clinical approaches to supporting the early stages of a pregnancy and preventing miscarriage are included.
  • Advice is offered on pre-conception help and the optimum diet and lifestyle choices for preparing for a pregnancy.
  • The author is a well-known specialist in this field.

Table of 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)
    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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