Acupuncture treatment of dysmenorrhea
Dysmenorrhea women occur before and after the menstrual period or menstrual period abdominal and back pain, and even unbearable, affecting work and daily living persons, dysmenorrhea illness is more common in young women. Western medicine is divided into primary and secondary dysmenorrhea categories. Genital no organic disease known as primary dysmenorrhea, also known as functional dysmenorrhea often occur shortly after menarche or unmarried pregnant young women, often after marriage or childbirth go away. Dysmenorrhea accounted for more than 90%. Because dysmenorrhea genitals caused by organic disease is called secondary dysmenorrhea is common in endometriosis, acute and chronic pelvic inflammatory disease, cancer, cervical stenosis and obstruction. Dysmenorrhea is one of the most common gynecological symptoms, refers to menstrual period before and after passing through or lower abdominal pain, bulge, accompanied by backache or other discomfort, symptoms seriously affect the quality of life of persons.
1. Primary dysmenorrhea
Menstrual pain occurs when women began to appear that the rules of menstruation, menstrual pain which mostly occurs before menstruation one or two days, the pain manifested as spasms, cramps. Most menstrual pain in the second to three days of menstruation automatic remission, and most women will age longer or had a baby naturally reduce menstrual pain or menstrual pain disappeared.
Pain usually occurs after a few hours before the start of menstruation or menstruation started and will last 1-3 days, there will be spastic suprapubic pain, sometimes accompanied by backache, pain may also be implicated in the thigh, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea are also common, serious patients may even faint, pressing his stomach, abdominal massage or changes in posture can reduce the symptoms of menstrual pain, which is due to chemical irritants and other infections caused by peritonitis or different.
2. The renewal of menstrual pain
Menstrual pain occurs in women have not been for some time after the menstrual pain, or would have been uncomfortable symptoms of menstruation and gradually transformed into obvious pain. Pain compare the diversity of its manifestations, sometimes manifested in spasm, colic, sometimes manifested in dull, sharp pain or tingling. The nature of pain and old and will not readily reduced, but there will be even worse.
Pain usually before menstruation begins 1 to 2 weeks, and will continue until the bleeding stopped after a few days before slowly eased, the cause of a considerable number of endometriosis is the most common reason, followed by uterine adenomyosis disease or intrauterine device caused pain and so on.
Chinese medicine believes that disease dysmenorrhea position in the uterus. Meridian barrier caused by pain. Mainly with the period before and after menstruation or by risk factors, such as emotional injury, living carelessly and other interference, resulting in poor blood, uterine blood circulation is blocked, causing pain meridian barrier, causing dysmenorrhea, precisely because of these blockages, causing physical pain sensation. Through acupuncture points, dredge up Ren and Du, regulating the meridians, causing blood to run smooth, the purpose of pain. The reason why acupuncture can relieve pain, because acupuncture can clear these blockages. This is the principle of traditional Chinese medicine for acupuncture analgesia understanding.
The method of acupuncture treatment of dysmenorrhea staging treatment of dysmenorrhea refers minutes of the onset of pain and intermittent acupuncture treatment.
1. dysmenorrhea pain episodes of acupoints: GuanYuan, Sanyinjiao, diji, shiqizhui. Guanyuan: hegu, taichong. Qi stagnation type of increase: gu, Taichong. Increase blood insufficiency: xuehai, , Zusanli. In acupuncture Guanyuan hours, preferably continuous twisting tactics, so that acupuncture downward conduction; Guanyuan acupuncture by applying mild moxibustion in the lower abdomen. 1 to 2 times daily treatment, the pain stopped.
2. dysmenorrhea intermittent acupoints: Taixi (double). By period is estimated at three days before the next menstrual cramps starting treatment, 1 times a day for three days.
3. The above method of treatment using a cycle, dysmenorrhea still continue to the next cycle of treatment.
Treatment, pay attention to the timing of acupuncture treatment, acupuncture attention conduction, has obvious clinical significance. Staging Acupuncture treatment of dysmenorrhea, dysmenorrhea good functional properties of organic dysmenorrhea, poor efficacy (mean uterine fibroids, pelvic inflammatory disease, adhesions after sterilization). Primary dysmenorrhea generally 2-4 cycles of continuous treatment can be cured. Secondary dysmenorrhea can only alleviate the symptoms of pain and difficult to completely cure.
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