Submitted By: dumplin1010
female patient in mid 30s
MC: history of constipation (deficiency type), began in 2006 will have BM every 2-3 days but maybe as long as 7-10
was given a diagnosis of a "lazy hypothalmus"? low motility in colon and intestines
has tried all sorts of therapies. she follows a wheat free, low sugar no alcohol, vegetarian diet; takes probiotics; tested for parasites=negative
2nd complaint : Amenorrhea - periods were normal but ceased in 2007, does not create enough LH
now takes birth control (Loestrin) to mitigate progression of osteoporosis; this is the type of BC that causes patient to skip menstruation....
3rd complaint of low to non existent libido
pulse is deep and thin, tongue is swollen pale with teethmarks, thin white even coat
pale complexion, quiet personality and voice, listless
3-4 treatments so far and not much change
all treatments have been heavy on moving qi and some building of yang
any suggestions? thx!