Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine / Edition 1

Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine / Edition 1

by Jane Lyttleton, Steven Clavey
     
 

ISBN-10: 044306640X

ISBN-13: 9780443066405

Pub. Date: 05/10/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The second edition of this popular text systematically addresses all aspects of treatment of infertility using Chinese medicine. Clinically focused and with a new easy-to-navigate design, the book beginsby covering all the essential fundamentals you will need to understand and treat infertility, before going on to look at what Chinese medicine offers in the way of

Overview

The second edition of this popular text systematically addresses all aspects of treatment of infertility using Chinese medicine. Clinically focused and with a new easy-to-navigate design, the book beginsby covering all the essential fundamentals you will need to understand and treat infertility, before going on to look at what Chinese medicine offers in the way of treatment for functional infertility in men and women, gynecological disorders which contribute to infertility and relevant lifestyle factors. Jane Lyttleton importantly devotes a large part of the book to discussing ways in which Chinese medicine and Western medicine might work together to overcome infertility, and details the increased experience over the past decade in working with IVF patients and their specialists. Leaps forward have also been made in the understanding of conditions such as Polycystic ovarian syndrome and immune infertility.

New Features

·Greatly expanded section on the place of Chinese medicine and IVF in treatment of infertility

·New information on Polycystic ovarian disease and immune infertility and how Chinese medicine approaches their treatment

·Updated and balanced advice on pre-conception care

·Clinically focused, with easy-to-navigate design

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443066405
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/10/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. A Tale of Two Clinics
2. The Menstrual Cycle
3. Charting the Menstrual Cycle
4. Diagnosis and Treatment of Female Infertility;
Part One: Making a diagnosis
Part Two: The treatment of functional
infertility by TCM
5. Gynaecological Disorders Which Can Cause Infertility
6. Blockage of the Fallopian Tubes
7. Male Infertility
8. Pregnancy Loss, Miscarriage and Ectopic Pregnancy
9. Diet and Lifestyle
10. Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
Appendices
Appendix 1: Herbs – Pinyin, Latin and Chinese Characters
Appendix 2: Herbs which can move the Blood
Appendix 3: Herbs Contraindicated During Pregnancy
Appendix 4: Herbal Formulas Mentioned in this Book

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