Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)
What Is Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)?
Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease) - Basics
Below are alternative and natural treatment options for urinary disorders such as—but not limited to—Urinary Incontinence (inability to control bladder), Urinary Retention (inability to properly empty bladder), Interstitial Cystitis (inflammation of the bladder), Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (a condition characterized by urinary problems due to an enlarged prostate gland in men), and others. Within this section you will find commonly used acupuncture and acupressure points, appropriate herbal formulas and a variety of information from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) perspectives to aid in the treatment of urinary disorders.
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Which Acupuncture Point Protocols May Be Applied For Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)?
Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease) - 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 urinary disorders (lin disease):
22 Points Are Empirically Important For Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)
15 TCM Herbs Are Potentially Used With Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)
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The Following (7)Formulas TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)
Ba Zheng Wan (Eight Herb Powder for Rectification)
- Painful urination when it arises from damp heat syndrome - urinary tract infections, leukorrhea, cystitis.
- Prostatitis when from damp heat.
- Generally not for long-term use as it can lead to deficiency.
- Avoid during pregnancy.
Bi Xie Fen Qing Yin Wan (Dioscorea Formula To Separate The Clear)
- Generally for painful urination issues (gao lin) that arises from kidney yang deficiency.
- With related kidney yang deficiency pattern - chronic urinary tract infections, leukorrhea, vaginal thrush.
- Chronic prostatitis, particularly with white and cloudy urine.
- Avoid in cases arising from bladder damp heat - ba zheng wan or san jin wan would likely be better.
Li Niao Pai Shi Wan (Water Stone Removal Pill)
- Useful for a range of calcifications/stones - kidney stones, bladder stones, ureter stones and when the underlying pathology is appropriate gallstones. Generally involves collections of damp heat in the lower warmer.
- Besides stones, symptoms may range from small volumes of urination, pain with urination, urgency, itching and/or pain in the groin generally.
San Jin Wan (Triple Gold Pills)
- Painful/burning or diffulty urination possibly with increased urgency due to damp heat accumulation.
- Dark or scanty urine.
- Urinary stones.
- Urinary tract infection.
- Contraindicated during pregnancy.
- Not suitable for long term use.
Wu Ling San Wan (Five-Ingredient Powder with Poria)
- Generally used, often in conjunction with other formulas, as a mild-diuretic and mild spleen strengthening formula - for edema from spleen qi deficiency primarily.
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