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Endocinology

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

I wrote this long article because many women were approaching me for help related to complaints of fatigue. Yet, they did not present with the Chinese medicine diagnosis I expected. Some were self-treating with substances [including Chinese herbals] that were dis-harmonious with their constitution, making accurate diagnosis and treatment difficult. While women are mostly impacted by CFS, 20% of sufferers are men who remain undiagnosed [Clayton, 2015, p.

Type 2 Diabetes: Foods, Herbs, Supplements

Western research is proving the mechanisms by which foods, supplements, and Chinese herbs regulate blood sugar levels. Also, how they help prevent the progression of, and ameliorate/reverse the complications associated with Type 2 Diabetes-namely neuropathy, nephropathy, and retinopathy.  
It is hopeful that combining Western research with Chinese herbal theory can reduce oral diabetic drug dose, prevent the need for more than one drug, or insulin-dependence. The ultimate goal being to nip pre-diabetes in the bud and decrease the overall morbidity associated with the disease.

Premenstrual Syndrome

Pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) is a common gynecological complaint. The diagnostic criteria from ACOG and the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV agree that symptoms of PMS are distressing and moderate to severe enough to interfere with a woman’s normal activities and quality of life. Yet, there has been an absence of internationally accepted diagnostic criteria for PMS (Andrea, Rapkin & Winer, 2009). So, how is PMS really diagnosed & distinguished from other similar syndromes?

Understanding Your PAP Smear Results

The PAP smear is important because (in simple terms) it screens for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) & Cervical Cancer. In this article is explained how the PAP more specifically:

  • Screens for ASC-H to determines the need for colposcopy to rule out HSIL..
  • Differentiates between LSIL vs. HSIL. HSIL is indication for loop electrosurgical excision procedures (LEEP).
  • Identifies women with a negative histology, but clinical evidence of viral (e.g. HPV) persistence and risk for progression (Solomon et al, 2002).

Vitamin D: The Right Dose




Got vitamin D from sunshine and diet? If not, are you taking the proper dose of a vitamin D supplement?





These are good questions to ask given the emerging role vitamin D potentially plays in health maintenance, and disease prevention. This includes improving bone mass density, enhancing immunity against respiratory infection; decreasing the risk for diabetes, certain cancers, and cardiovascular disease; preventing bone spurs in osteoarthritis. Vitamin D is actually a hormone [cholecalciferol], but will be referred to as a vitamin throughout this article.
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