In Traditional Chinese medicine, when the egg is extruded into fallopian tube, liver transform yin energy to yang that triggers the yang ( progesterone) phrase. At this phrase, blood and qi move down ward, the uterus lining becomes softer in preparing for the implantation of the fertilized egg, if occurs. In conventional medicine, at this phrase corpus luteum starts to produce progesterone that triggers the softening of uterus lining for fertilized egg implantation.
Shortened luteal phase may interfere with endometrial lining readiness for egg implantation.
1. Yang deficiency
a) Kidney yang deficiency
Although yang is sub-dominant in the yin phrase, it is also required to balance the dominant yin in production of the follicles, if for what ever reason yang is too weak, it will causes ovaries do not respond well to the FSH, leading to inadequate follicle development, resulting in poor follicle formation or corpus luteum does not persist as long as it should or the uterine lining failure to develop properly.
b) Liver qi deficiency
Since liver in responsible for the transformation of yin phrase to the yang phrase, if liver qi is deficient caused by yang deficiency, it may interfere with liver qi in moving blood to the uterus, leading to not enough blood to ensure the development of the uterus lining for egg implantation.
2. Spleen qi deficiency
Spleen is vital distribution of food qi and essence to kidney in maintaining a normal menstrual cycle. If for what ever reason ( prolonged in take of cold and raw food, working in cold environment or drinking or eating a lot of artificial ingredient), spleen fails to provide enough yang for the kidney and liver to maintain the normal menstrual phrase, they may also fail to do their job in providing the suitable environment for uterus lining in egg implantation.
1. Shortened menstrual cycle
3. Frequent urination
4. Loose stools
A. With herbs
1. Dang gui (Chinese Angelica root)
Tradition Chinese medicine believes Dang qui is warm and especially good in invigorating and harmonizing blood by tonifying the liver and kidney channels
2. Bai Shao (White pony root)
It has been used in traditional Chinese medicine in nourishing blood, calming liver yang and preserving yin by tonifying the kidney and spleen channels
3. For Kidney yang deficiency
a) a) Tu si zi (Chinese dodder seed)
Tu si zi is a herb used in tonifying kidney and liver, strengthening spleen by enhancing the soothing liver and kidney channels.
b) Zi shi ying (Fluoritum)
The herb has been used to warm the uterus and lung, move qi downwards ny strengthening the lung and liver channels.
4. For Spleen qi deficiency
a) Ren shen (Ginseng)
It is one of most important herbs in traditional Chinese medicine in strongly tonify original qi, lung and spleen qi and in case of extreme Qi deficiency by tonifying lung and spleen channels.
b) Huang qi (Astragalus)
huang qi is one of the herb used in tonifying spleen and lung by raising the spleen qi and strengthening the lung downward movement.
B. With acupuncture
Suggested acupuncture points
1. KI7 ( Fu liu)
2. ST36 (Zu san li)
3. REN6 (Qi hai)
4. DU4 (Ming men)
5. UB23 (Shen shu)
6. UB52 (Zhi shi)
C. With foods
1. Black beans
4. Black sesame seeds
6. Wild rice
7. Wheat germ
All information is for general illustration only, please consult with your Chinese medicine practitioner for exacted differentiation.
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