Dr’s Advice

Advice On Infertility

  1. Q. I can’t understand TCM , Could you give me simple way to explanation how does Chinese Medicine to help my infertility ?

    As TCM practitioner believe many female reproduction problems can be resolved if the menstrual cycle is smooth, regular and symptom free. Therefore, the main focus of Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment is to regulate hormones so the changes that happen in a woman’s body throughout her cycle do not distract from the ripening and releasing of her eggs, and the thickening and receptivity of her uterus lining. By improving egg quality and strengthening the lining of the womb, Chinese Medicine can increase a woman’s chance of successful implantation. This is particularly important for older patients.

    The effects of TCM results in reduced levels of circulating FSH (follicle stimulating hormone). Many fertility specialists regard this condition as untreatable and advise women to consider using donor eggs. Experience has shown that when these women follow a course of Traditional Chinese Medicine, their FSH levels may fall, improving their chances of success in an assisted conception treatment cycle using their own eggs.

  2. Q. How does TCM to resolve Polycystic Ovaries ?

    If you have polycystic ovaries you have prolonged menstrual cycles and may fail to ovulate regularly. In effect, the ovary is storing fluid which gradually becomes thicker and forms nodules or cysts. These cysts block the eggs in the ovary (so it cannot be released for conception) while forming a barrier to blood and nutrients (so the remaining eggs are malnourished). TCM treats PCO by dissolving the cysts, draining the fluids from the abdomen and letting the healthy nutrient-rich blood circulate through the ovaries.

  3. Q. How does TCM treat Endometriosis/Ectopic pregnancy/Blocked fallopian tubes ?

    Traditional Chinese Medicine regards endometriosis as blood that has moved out its normal circuit and has become trapped, forming deposits in the lower abdomen. These deposits obstruct circulation through the tubes and abdomen, which may damage fallopian tubes and cause ectopic pregnancy. In cases like this, healthy blood cannot circulate well in the lower abdomen.

    Treatment aims to re-establish the circulation in the lower abdomen and clear away obstructions. Chinese Herbal Medicines are used to break up the masses and dissolve the obstructions and acupuncture is used to help push the circulation through the abdomen. This brings nourishment and fluid to the tissues as well as preventing further endometriosis.

  4. Q. What will be the first Free Consultation involved?

    Our Practitioners apply the classic TCM diagnostic skills including checking your tongue, taking your pulse, listening, asking questions to understand your condition and your medical history. They may also use palpation (use of fingers to press certain regions of the body to understand the nature and location of disease). Our Practitioners are mainly English speakers and are backed by well trained assistants capable of professional English interpretation.

  5. Q. Does TCM to help women to get pregnancy even she has Peri-menopausal,orUnexplained infertility, or Recurrent miscarriages ?

    Well, It depend on women whole body condition , ages. For example, Unexplained infertility with FSH high level happened in Yang Women (25-43) , easily success to get pregnacy by TCM treatment.If it happened in older women, their ovaries are struggling to support the egg follicles growth, chance less ness for getting pregnancy .

    Chinese Medicine regards this as a deficiency and prescribes Chinese Herbal tonics to improve nourishment to ovary and follicle. When your eggs grow more readily your body will have the resources it needs to support the growth of a baby to term. Whether unexplained infertility or recurrent miscarriage, the single issue Traditional Chinese Medicine focuses on is the egg quality, Traditional Chinese Medicine can promote the reproductive system, which benefits the egg quality, encouraging fertilisation and a healthy pregnancy.

  6. Q. Does TCM can help Male Infertility ?

    Chinese herbs have been shown to significantly improve the production of healthy sperm by strengthening the functions of the male reproductive organs.

    In many cases, the couple go on to conceive naturally, having produced more sperm, better quality sperm or more strong-swimming sperm.Some couples, despite improved sperm, opt to resume ART – often they can opt for less invasive and less expensive procedures such as IUI.A recent study by the University of Kent, UK, clearly demonstrated that taking Chinese herbs significantly reduced chromosomal abnormalities in the sperm of infertile men. So by taking Chinese Herbs not only will your path to pregnancy be easier but your children will be healthier too.

Advice On IVF

  1. Q. Please tell me how about Chinese Medicine & IVF treatment

    By improving the quality of your eggs and sperm, improving the flow of blood through your reproductive system and balancing your hormones, Chinese Medicine can give you the best chance of achieving and maintaining a healthy pregnancy. As a result, the assisted cycles you have will be more effective. Natural medicine takes time – most couples will see and feel the benefits of treatment in the first month and continue to improve through a 3rd or 4th month. To get the most from treatment it is recommended you start several cycles before you embark on assisted fertility treatment.

  2. Q. How does TCM to resolve Polycystic Ovaries ?

    If you have polycystic ovaries you have prolonged menstrual cycles and may fail to ovulate regularly. In effect, the ovary is storing fluid which gradually becomes thicker and forms nodules or cysts. These cysts block the eggs in the ovary (so it cannot be released for conception) while forming a barrier to blood and nutrients (so the remaining eggs are malnourished). TCM treats PCO by dissolving the cysts, draining the fluids from the abdomen and letting the healthy nutrient-rich blood circulate through the ovaries.

  3. Q. Acupuncture & IVF Support

    Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners have long believed that acupuncture can help improve the success of assisted fertility treatments. Now several studies have measured the effect of adding acupuncture to an IVF protocol. Overall, the studies show acupuncture improves a woman’s chances of pregnancy by 65 per cent.

    Many patients are now turning to acupuncture for help during their IVF treatment. Two acupuncture sessions are recommended to assist couples undergoing an IVF program.

Advice On Weight Loss

  1. Q. Does weight loss program reduce my body fat permanently?

    GinSen weight loss programs focus on women over 40, which pre-menopause or menopause due to hormone lost balance. They often have bloated stomach, feeling tired and stressed, we use acupuncture and herbal medicine to balance your hormone system, in this case, the weight is unlikely to come back. But you must concern about changes in lifestyle.

  2. Q. I never eat too much, why I still gain weight?

    We often see a type of client suffer from bloated, tired, hands feet cold, eat little and keep gaining weight. Our experts consider this belongs spleen Qi deficiency and kidney Yang deficiency. If these two functions are balance, you will stop gaining weight and symptoms will disappear.

Advice On Skin conditions—Psoriasis, Eczema /dermatitis

  1. Q. Will my skin conditions reoccur after TCM treatment?

    Well, as we know that skin problems are triggered by many factors but in particular with certain food you eat, personal lifestyle, stress , those factors can cause the imbalance of your organs functions, such as: liver yin deficiency, liver stress, dampness and toxic heat from spleen. TCM can help balance your organs function but your personal contributions are also important.

  2. Q. Does food could cause my skin disorders?

    To prevent the reoccurrence, you are recommended to change your diet to a low intake of red meat, spicy food, less seafood in spring and autumn seasons. Always remember to eat more green vegetables and drink plenty of water or green tea to detoxify your body. Keeping less stress in your life.

  3. Q. Is immune system function really related to my skin conditions?

    Off course, as most clients all have experience if skin problems happened , they feelusually tiredness, stressed, the immune system atomatically decreased. Therefore we believe immune system is very important for your skin disorders. Our expert recommend you come back every 3-4 months in the first 2 years after successful treatment , our expert will give you advice maybe guide your lifestyle, maybe further treatment necessary.

August 18, 2017 Dr's Advice
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