Case Study 1
Female, 41 year-old.
March 12, 2013, initial consultation.
Chief complain: infertility 4 years, early menstruation.
Expecting pregnancy for about 4 years. Menstruation cycle 24 days, amount less than 3 years ago, scanty and purplish color, no menstrual cramp. She had a miscarriage in July 2012, and did 3 times IUI all failed. In January 2013, she did IVF, because the egg quality was not good then IVF-ET was canceled.
Lab result: Feb. 11, 2013, hormone test: bFSH: 24.7 (21.7-15.3 post Menopausal).
Fig. 1. Before Herbal medicine and acupuncture treatment, BBT shown that luteal phase defect, egg quality not good.
Fig. 2. After herbal and acupuncture treatment, BBT Luteal Phase – Higher Temperatures >16 days, and rise in temperature > 0.5 Fahrenheit. BBT and Pregnancy test both indicated she was pregnancy.