Get to know Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Karyn Smith as she gives a brief insight into Irregular Menstruation. Find out how it can be classified in TCM, and an example of a point that is commonly used in her new youtube video at http://youtu.be/V4HEM91swYs.
Did you know that Irregular Menstruation is a classification of flow and/or timing?
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) takes into account a variety of signs and symptoms that the patient is displaying (for example, night sweats) that other forms of medicine may not associate with having an influence on the menstrual cycle. With this extra information the practitioner is able to identify the ‘pattern’, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine Classification, that is being presented. Once the pattern has been identified the practitioner is able to build a treatment plan to suit your individual needs that can include; acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, life-style changes.