Acupuncture and Yunnan Baiyao Treatment for Uterine Myoma

Zhu, Jihe and Arsovska, Blagica and Kozovska, Kristina (2019) Acupuncture and Yunnan Baiyao Treatment for Uterine Myoma. International Journal of Medical Science and Health Research, 3 (1). pp. 82-85. ISSN 2581-3366

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Fibroids, also known as uterine myomas, fibromas or leiomyomas are benign growths of the
smooth muscle tissue of the uterus. They occur in 20-50% of all women. Myomas grow in
different places and parts of the uterus. There are three main types of myoma: subserous,
intramural and sub mucosal. Most women do not have any symptoms and they may detect the
myoma accidentally during a routine gynecological examination. Larger myomas can cause
irregular, intense and prolonged bleeding with anemia, as well as a feeling of pressure in the
stomach or a feeling of bloating. Sometimes myomas press the surrounding organs like: the
bladder and the colon, and thus cause certain discomforts. Pain in the loins is common too. In
this case is presented a 45 year old woman, diagnosed with uterine myoma of 5, 5 cm. The
period was irregular and prolonged. The patient has also undergone curettage and conization of
the cervix (CIN 3). The patient was treated with acupuncture treatment and Yunnan Baiyao tea.
10 acupuncture treatments were made in a period of 6 months and the Yunnan Baiyao tea was
taken simultaneously. After 6 months, the myoma was reduced from 5,5 cm to 2,5 cm. The
treatment with acupuncture and Yunnan Baiyao tea can give very good results in gynecological
disorders and can help in the treatment of myoma and significantly reduce the size of the

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Yihe Zhu
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2019 10:43
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2019 10:43

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