Complaints: With the initial course of 36 Bisoma acupuncture
treatments and Sasang herbal formula Xiang Fu Ba Wu Tang had relieved many problems. Fibromyalgia pain, intolerant reaction to foods, insomnia, alternating bowel
movement, excessive menstrual bleeding, migraine, auto-immune related
inflammation, hands swelling, hip pain, and low back pain were much better or
mostly gone. In addition, she had less
fatigue even on long road trips.
Acupuncture: Left-side yang points in Metal-Order of LI1,
UB66, GB41, SI5, and ST36 with earth points GB34 and LI11 because a constitution
with Lesser Yin and Greater Yin has earth as a central element.
Treatment Process: The patient had 17 more acupuncture treatments
at every 3-4 weeks to maintain the improved state, for perimenopause, and for premenstrual
syndrome with severe mood changes.
Discussion: Asian medicine was able to relieve much of her systemic
problems. The drastic improvement helped her mind and body have a higher
quality of living.