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Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine

LYTTLETON Jane [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780702031762

Churchill Livingstone 2013 2nd Edition

AU $91.95
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 Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine (Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine)

'In this ground-breaking book, Jane's approach is to marry the best of both Chinese and Western medicine. She documents the complementary process in detail for the treatment of infertility, drawing upon her 20 years experience in the use of Chinese medicine to help women conceive' - from the Foreword by Steven Clavey.

This practical resource provides a clear understanding of infertility, and analyses and describes the diagnoses and treatment of infertility - both male and female - with Chinese medicine. It includes Western medical information with explanations of physiology, reproductive biology, and modern infertility treatments to expand the understanding of patient options. It covers all aspects of achieving a successful pregnancy, including pre-conception care, conception, pregnancy and miscarriage, and modern medical treatments.

Features:
>Detailed & clear Chinese medicine treatment strategies are described
>Information on reproductive biology & Western physiology are included to provide an understanding of the complexity of a patient's symptoms & conditions
>Western treatment options affect Chinese medicine treatments are described, along with details about how these two perspectives can work together
>Clinical approaches to supporting the early stages of a pregnancy & preventing miscarriage are included
>Advice is offered on pre-conception help & the optimum diet & lifestyle choices for preparing for pregnancy
>Written by a specialist & well-known author in the field.

Contents:
>Acknowledgements >About the Author >Foreword >Introduction

>A Tale of Two Clinics: The Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine or Western Medicine
>The Menstrual Cycle
>Charting the Menstrual Cycle
>Diagnosis & Treatment of Infertility

>Part 1: Making a Diagnosis
>Part 2: The Treatment of Functional Infertility by TCM
>Gynaecological Disorders which can cause Infertility
>Blockage of the Fallopian Tubes
>Male Infertility
>Pregnancy Loss, Miscarriage & Ectopic Pregnancy
>Diet & Lifestyle
>Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART & Traditional Chinese Medicine).

>Appendix 1: Herbs - Pinyin, Latin & Chinese Characters
>Appendix 2: Herbs which move the blood
>Appendix 3: Herbs contraindicated during pregnancy
>Appendix 4: Summary of herbal formulas & their uses in this book
>Index
Jane Lyttleton: BSc(Hons) NZ MPhil (Lond) Dip TCM (Aus) Dip Ac (China) Cert Gyn (China), Private practitioner, Traditional Chinese medicine, Sydney, Australia

255 x 195mm. Illustrated.

430pp

(For this item please quote stock ID 21589)

Related Subject Areas:

Fertility      Obstetrics/Gynaeco      TCM Specialities     

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