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Chinese herbal medicine treatment on female infertility with high FSH

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A case study by buy Lyrica 300 mg online Hirakata Qikan Yin

Introduction

High FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) is one of many frustrating reasons which can lead to female infertility. Unfortunately what modern medicine can do is limited. Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is used as a main treatment method. It helps to regulate menstruation and relieve some of the symptoms, however, this treatment does not necessarily improve poor ovarian reserves. The artificial oestrogen sends signals to the brain that it doesn’t need to stimulate the ovaries to produce oestrogen, which in turn causes a hormonal imbalance. Meanwhile, there are shortcomings of HRT, such as many side effectives, limited indications and many relative contraindications. The original problem is quick to recur after stopping the medicine, and there is a potential risk of cancer.

Clinical research shows Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an effective treatment method for high FSH. In TCM theory, the kidney is the organ in charge of reproductive hormones and other organs. Therefore, the key point of treating infertility due to high FSH is to nourish the kidney to support oestrogen. Meanwhile, strengthening the Spleen-Qi and promoting the blood to nourish the uterus and ovaries. Together this restores the ovarian function, thickens the uterine lining, rectifies the hormonal imbalance, reduces the FSH level, and achieves the ultimate goal of treating infertility.

Qikan Yin is a registered Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner. He gained his bachelor’s degree in clinical Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1997 and obtained his Master degree in 1999 from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine which is ranked as one of the top four universities in TCM in China. The seven years’ study and research of Traditional Chinese Medicine and modern medicine theory provided him with solid academic background and excellent practical skills.
He came to the UK to be a practitioner of acupuncture and TCM in 2003. He had been working in private clinic and NHS hospitals, Royal Free Hospital and Whittington Hospital. From 2009 to 2019, he worked at the Institute of Chinese Medicine at Middlesex University as Clinical Tutor, Practitioner of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Lecturer and Researcher. He runs his own acupuncture and TCM clinic now.
Qikan Yin is a member of the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine (MATCM), and fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA). He has more than 20 years’ clinical experience both in China and the UK, which helped him to accumulated extensive experience in a wide range of diseases. In his practice, he uses acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, TuiNa, and a combination of the three treatments to make a diagnosis. He also blends Traditional Chinese Medicine treatments with 21st century technology.

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