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Chinese Herbal and Acupuncture Treatment Protocols for Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding) - Formulas, Protocols, TCM Diagnoses



Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding) - Tam Healing - Tong Ren Protocols

Tong Ren Therapy is the energy healing/medical qi gong aspect of the Tam Healing System. The areas of focus for menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding) that we would use in Tong Ren techniques form the basis for our acupuncture treatments as well. Generally you would mix these primary points with points specific to the patients underlying TCM pattern and then our tuina (medical massage) would be largely focused on these points as well.

The following Tam Healing/Tong Ren Therapy Protocols May Be Used With Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding)


Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding) - Questions

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Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding) - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (10) acupuncture points may be useful for menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding). A subset of these could potentially be useful with acupressure stimulation and/or tongren therapy methods as well.

Generally treatment would be based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting points by function alone, (see general points selection rules.)



Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding) - Related Chinese Herbs

The following (1) chinese herb may be useful for menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding). In most cases, however, treatment with Chinese Herbal Medicine is done with herbal formulas based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting herbs by function alone. When available, relevant formulas will appear below and/or in the store listings above.



The following (1) Formula TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding)

Qing Shu Yi Qi Tang Wan

  • Clear Summer Heat and Augment the Qi
    • Please note that there are two formulas with the same name but slightly different compositions.  One is from Wang's Wen Re Jing Wei and tonifies the yin more strongly, the other (which is the one discussed here) is from Li's Pi Wei Lun (Discussion of the Spleen and Stomach) and tonifies the spleen more strongly.  Both have similar usages but are not directly interchangeable.  
    • Clears summerheat and dries dampness - summer colds and flus, heatstroke - fever, fatigue, excessive sweating with loose stools and heaviness in the body.
    • Along with respiratory infections in the right cases certain types of asthma may be appropriate for this formula.
    • Dampheat related inflammatory condtions such as Colitis are approprirate with the right underlying factors.
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with symptoms of spleen deficiency and heat.
    • Wtih the right underlying factors the range of perimenopausal symptoms may be appropriate - low libido, fatigue, water retention, fibroids, heavy cycles.  Where this appear with spleen qi deficiency signs and kidney weakness, this formula may be appropriate.
  • Clear Heat
  • Relieve Summerheat



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