Monday, July 25, 2016

Women Health: Irregular Period Causes by Excess Cold In Traditional Chinese Medicine Perspective

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                   Irregular Period

All women are experience irregular period sometimes during their child bearing years, before menopause. While Western medication has never viewed that irregular menstruation is a problem of women reproductive system, traditional Chinese medicine looks at this problem seriously, if untreated, it will disharmonize the women ecosystem, leading to nervous tension and other health problems, including infertility.

Girls in South East Asia have learnt in their early women life from grand mother wisdom, that they do not engage in any activity, distorting their regular period.. Irregular period should be treated immediately, otherwise, it may cause wide range of women diseases, such as infertility, according to Traditional Chinese medicine.

Irregular Period Causes by Excess Cold In TCM Perspective

Excess cold is defined as health condition of overwhelming yin that has completely suppressed the yang in the body.

I. Symptoms
1. Weak legs
2. Water retention in the legs
3. Poor appetite
4. Loose stools
5. Weak and aching lower back and legs
6. Deep and weak pulse
7. Pale tongue
8. Infertility
9. Sexual dysfunction
10. Chronic vaginal discharge
11. Etc.

II. Causes
Causes of excess cold is mostly due to yang deficiency
1. Kidney yang deficiency
1. Colding effect
Eating cold foods for a prolonged period of time will cause kidney yang deficiency. Cold foods are yin in nature, after entering the stomach, our body needs to provide more yang to digest it that depletes the yang qi.
2. Life style
Some people like to drink cold drink after taking straight from the refrigerator, eat raw foods, swim in a cold water, go out a lot in rainy weather or cold water,etc., they will cause extra yang produced by the body to counter the affect of the cold.

3. Frequently sexual activity
Frequently sexual activity drains the kidney jing, leading to kidney jing and yang deficiency that distort the normal function of kidney in regulating the natural process of conception. In serve case, it may cause menstrual disorder and infertility.
4. Aging
Aging is a biological process that we can not stop, but delay it. While youth is yang in nature, aging causes depletion of yang qi slowly.
5. Etc.

III. Treatments
A. With herbs
1. Du Zhong
It is also known ecommia bark, it is one the most used herb to enhance the function of meridian kidney-liver by promoting the qi and blood formation. Since the liver is a organ in charge of blood storing and blood formation and kidney is in charge of fluid regulation, it increases blood flow to the entire body and reduces fluid accumulated in the body, thus enhancing yang.

2. Ba Ji Tian
Ba ji tian is also known as Chinese morinda root, sweet and warm in nature. It is also one the herbs used to strengthen the liver and kidney qi and blood yang by enhancing the liver in blood formation and kidney in urinary secretion, thus reducing the yang deficiency causes of abdominal distention.

3. Rou Chong Rong
Rou Chong Rong used in traditional Chinese medicine for reducing the blockage of kidney-large intestine meridian, thereby increasing the kidney function in increasing blood circulation to warm the uterus, assisting urinary secretion and digestive system in moving waste, resulting in lessening the fluid retention and irregular period.

4. Etc.

B. With acupuncture
1. ST36 ( Zu san li)
2. GV4 (Ming men)
3. CV4 (Quan yuan)
4. CV6 (Qi hai)
5. Etc.

C. With foods
1. sweet (glutinous) rice,
3. Logan
4. Lobster
5. Beef
6. Lamp
7. Black pepper
8. Cinnamon bark
9. Chive
10. Garlic
11. Ginger
12. Rose marry

13. Etc.                   


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