Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Insufficient Lactation

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Which Acupuncture Point Protocols May Be Applied For Insufficient Lactation?

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Insufficient Lactation - Acupuncture Protocols

The treatment of conditions with acupuncture can be a complicated endeavor that should only be undertaken by individuals with a deep understanding of the underlying Chinese Medicine theory (and/or whatever system being used for treatment). There are many approaches, but generally speaking few viable approaches are involved on a point to condition basis. Rather using proper diagnostic procedures the patients diagnostic pattern is ascertained and that is what is treated. The protocols listed here exemplify some of these clinical approaches.

The following acupuncture treatment protocols may be used with insufficient lactation:

6 Points Are Empirically Important For Insufficient Lactation

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The Following (3)Formulas TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Insufficient Lactation

Dang Gui Wan (Tangkuei Powder)

Clinical Usages

  • For recovery of qi and blood after acute trauma or accident, similar in usage to ba zhen wan.
  • A range of menstrual issues when they arise from qi and blood deficiency - amenorrhea, menorrhagia, irregular cycles - also related fertility issues.
  • For pregnancy with the right diagnostic factors for habitual miscarriage, unstable pregnancy - as well as aiding with difficult labor and post-partum deficiencies such as weakness, anemia, and/or insufficient lactation.
  • Weakness and deficiencies from qi and blood deficiency generally - strong fatigue, orthostatic hypotension, anemia, floaters.
  • Any of the above issues may arise from malnutrition and/or eating disorder issues for which this formula may be supportive.
  • Vertigo/dizziness, possibly with anxiety and/or palpitations from blood deficiency.

    Clinical Categorization

    Si Wu Tang Wan (Four Substances Pills)

    Clinical Usages

    • The primary base formula for tonifying the blood and regulating menstruation in Chinese Medicine terms - irregular cycles, amenorrhea or long cycles.
    • Postpartum issues such as uterine bleeding when arising from blood deficiency.
    • General blood deficiency symptoms - dry skin, dry eyes, dry hair, anemia, calf cramping. ┬áCertain version of dermatitis, psoriasis and other skin conditions - diabetic ulcers, etc.
    • With the right underlying factors threatened miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy.
    • Fertility issues, endometriosis.

      Clinical Categorization

      Cautions

        • Avoid during the early phases of a cold or flu.

          Tao Hong Si Wu Wan (Four Substances Pills With Safflower And Peach Pit)

          Clinical Usages

          • A modified version of si wu tang with the inclusion of tao ren and hong hua which make it slightly more moving for the blood - for blood deficiency with blood stagnation with particular emphasis on the lower jiao - dysmenorrhea, irregular menstruation, heavy bleeding, other stasis symptoms such as fibroids, blocked fallopian tubes, endometriosis, etc. as well as related psychological issues such as depression.
          • Can be used post-delivery for retained lochia.

            Clinical Categorization

            Cautions

              • Avoid during the early phases of a cold or flu.

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