Family Medicine & Medical Science Research

Family Medicine & Medical Science Research
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ISSN: 2327-4972


Sahin AE

Sahin AE


  • Research Article
    Positive Effects of Acupuncture on Menstrual Irregularity and Infertility in a Patient with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    Author(s): Sahin AE, Cayir Y and Akcay FSahin AE, Cayir Y and Akcay F

    Introduction: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an important health problem seen in fertile women. Treatment in women with PCOS is commonly symptomatic. Positive effects of acupuncture on menstrual frequency and androgenic hormone levels have been demonstrated, as well as in some diseases with endocrinological disorders such as PCOS. Here, a patient who had presented with menstrual irregularity and infertility and had regular menstruations and pregnancy after acupuncture treatment is presented. Case Report: A 32-year-old female presented to receive acupuncture treatment for menstrual irregularity, obesity, and infertility. She was diagnosed with PCOS ten years ago. The patient had menstrual irregularity for five years and amenorrhea for the last one year, and discontinued using combined oral contraceptives due to weight gain. Her body mass.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2327-4972.1000121

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