Chinese Herbal and Acupuncture Treatment Protocols for Miscarriages - Formulas, Protocols, TCM Diagnoses

The Chinese Medicine treatment of miscarriages generally involves arriving at the appropriate TCM diagnosis or pattern. This pattern within the individual is what treatment is based on not the general condition (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).

A miscarriage occurs when a woman loses a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. This can be caused by a problem with the uterus or cervix; a chromosomal abnormality in the fetus due to a problem with the egg or sperm; a condition called Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, which causes the overproduction of the hormone androgen that impedes egg development; and other factors. Signs that a woman has had a miscarriage include vaginal bleeding, abdominal cramps, and passing tissue from the vagina.
Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Miscarriages.

The following Acupuncture Treatment Protocols May Be Used With Miscarriages

There are no tongren treatment protocols associated at this time.

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The following herbal formulas from our store are potentially useful for miscarriages:

Unfortunately there are no linked formulas at this time, try our stores symptoms page. Ultimately, you should ask your practitioner or ask questions in our in our forums.

The following (0) acupuncture points may be useful for miscarriages. 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.)

There are no associated points at this time.

There are (0) Chinese herbs currently associated with miscarriages. Generally speaking you will not choose herbs this way, but this serves as a clinical reminder of some of the empirical herbs for miscarriages. For the most part treatment would be decided by the presenting TCM patterns and with formulas such as those listed in the next section.

There are no associated Chinese herbs at this time.

TCM Herbal Formulas That May Be Useful For Miscarriages

TCM FormulaClinical Functions
Jiao Ai Wan

This formula is generally a tonifying agent with herbs to invigorate the blood it is used for excessive menstruation, excessive spotting between periods or bleeding during pregnancy.  Other uses would be uterine bleeding and restless fetus syndrome.

The Tongue is generally pale with a thin white coat and the Pulse will be thin and frail.

Si Wu Tang Wan

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