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Endometriosis and PCOS for Integrative Health Practitioners: Dealing wit

Dealing with Pain, Cysts and Abnormal Menstruation
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This integrative approach delivers a wealth of case histories and practical advice to help treat women with endometriosis and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) holistically, using acupuncture and TCM alongside Western medicine for both diagnosis and care.

Endometriosis and PCOS can affect womens hormone levels, fertility, body functions and menstruation, and both syndromes are deeply difficult to treat, manage and navigate as healthcare professionals. The authors provide an overview of the conditions and their treatment, both separately and conjoined. Chinese medicine offers many patent herbal formulas that provide benefit for these conditions and these are discussed alongside herbal modifications that can help with severe symptomatology.

Dr. Coleen Smith RN, L.Ac., FABORM DAOM is a Doctorate of Acupuncture in the US, specialising in womens health, including fertility enhancement. She teaches as an adjunct faculty ACTCM in San Francisco and has 20 plus years of nursing experience encompassing everything from neonatal intensive care to emergency.

Dr. Sadhna Singh M.B.B.S., L.Ac., M.S.O.M., Dipl. OM (NCCAOM), FABORM, D.A.O.M has practiced medicine for over 10 years in the fields of obstetrics, gynaecology and internal medicine. She is also President Emeritus of the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Special Interest Group - CAM SIG for the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).

Introduction; 1. Epidemiology and pathogenesis; 2. PCOS and infertility; 3. Endometriosis and infertility; 4. Medical and surgical interventions of endometriosis; 5. Medical and surgical interventions of PCOS; 6. Adenomyosis; 7. Eastern perspective of Endometriosis; 8. Eastern perspective of PCOS; 9. Natural Treatment protocol and case studies of endometriosis; 10. Natural treatment protocols and case studies of PCOS; 11. Supplementation and Nutritional help for Endometriosis; 12. Supplementation and nutritional help for PCOS; Conclusion

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