Clinical Review on Abdominal Acupuncture Treating Dysmenorrhea

Ting, Fei Jian (2015) Clinical Review on Abdominal Acupuncture Treating Dysmenorrhea. Other thesis, INTI International University.

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Dysmenorrhea has been known to be the most commonly seen disease in gynecology field. According to a survey done in KL by Li Ping Wong in the year 2009, about 75% of female reaching menarche experienced different level of dysmenorrhea, and about 50% of them claimed that it has affected their focus in normal daily activities. Hence this study has and important social and economy value. Abdominal acupuncture has been chosen to be used in treating dysmenorrhea as it cost less and has very little side effect. This study aims to explore and analyze the literature review on treatment principle and efficacy of Abdominal Acupuncture towards dysmenorrhea, in 2 course of treatment, with each course consist of at least 8 treatments in one menstrual cycle. In INTI International University, 15 female students with age ranging from 19-24 were taken as the main subject of this study. The subjects who has fulfilled the diagnostic criteria of dysmenorrhea has to undergo 2 courses of treatment as mentioned above to complete the requirement of this research. The subject will have acupuncture at 10 acupoints at the abdominal area for 30 minutes with TDP heat applied. Through analysis, overall the results has shown that the abdominal acupuncture is efficient in reducing menstrual pain. Besides being able to treat dysmenorrhea, it was found that the subjects has improved in their quality of sleep and a more regular pass motion. Which suggesting that abdominal acupuncture is able to regulate the overall Qi and blood, and maintaining the body in a relatively balance state. Abdominal acupuncture is effective in treating dysmenorrhea in both acute and chronic. It is effective in reducing pain when the patient is having dysmenorrhea as well as in long term, regulating the menstruation to gradually cure dysmenorrhea.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Additional Information: TCM 30
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abdominal Acupuncture, Dysmenorrhea, Professor Bozhiyun
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2016 08:28
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2016 08:28

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