Overcome Infertility 79 --Causes and Symptoms of Deficiency of kidney yang In traditional Chinese Medicine
As we mentioned in previous articles, infertility is defined as inability of a couple to conceive after 12 months of unprotected sexual intercourse or can not carry the pregnancy to term. It effects over 5 millions couple alone in the U. S. and many times more in the world. Because of unawareness of treatments, only 10% seeks help from professional specialist.Â we will discuss what is deficiency of kidney yang in traditional Chinese medicine in treating infertility
Women with prolong menstrual cycle, no menstrual discharge, irregular menstrual cycle, lower back pain, lack of sexual desire and slow pulse are considered as deficiency of kidney yang.
1. Unhealthy diet
People who like to eat cold food and drink deplete the levels of yang qi in the body causing kidney yang deficiency.
2. Internal Cold
Internal cold may be caused the immune allergic reaction in fighting the foreign virus and bacteria leading to cold sensational feeling in some people.
3. External cold
Remaining in the cold place or swimming in the cold water for a prolong period of time may cause yang qi depletion leading to abnormal function of kidney.
4. Kinney damage
Kidney damage caused by what ever reason may distort the balance of yin and yang qi in the kidney, sometimes it may lead to kidney yang deficiency.
5. Unhealthy life style
Unhealthy life style such as sleep late at night, irregular sleeping habit and frequent sexual intercourse may increase the risk of kidney yang deficiency.
6. Previous miscarriage and abortion
According to traditional Chinese medicine miscarriage and abortion not only damage the reproductive organ but also deplete the kidney yang qi caused by over whelming blood loss.
There are hundred symptoms of kidney yang deficiency including
1. White coat on tongue
2. Pale, frigid appearance
3. Achy pain in joints or muscles
5. Poor digestion
6. Tendencies toward stagnation
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