The World Health Organization predicts that male infertility, cancer and cardiovascular disease will become the three most serious diseases that endanger human health in the 21st century . Studies have shown that at present, about 5% to 8% of couples of childbearing age in the world have infertility problems, and there are about 2 million infertile couples every year, and male infertility has accounted for 40% to 50% of male and female infertility %. The trend of increasing male infertility has aroused the close attention of the medical profession. Through clinical examination, it is found that semen and sperm abnormalities are the most common reasons, including the number of sperm: count (sperm density per milliliter), semen volume, sperm motility rate, sperm motility and sperm abnormality rate, etc. From the perspective of Western medicine, in addition to eliminating the pathogenic factors, multi-symptomatic treatment, hormone therapy and human reproductive assistance technology are commonly used, but there are problems such as low success rate. The characteristic therapy of traditional Chinese medicine has a history of thousands of years and occupies an important position. has its unique advantages. How to apply characteristic therapy to treat sperm abnormalities? Generally follow the following three principles:
①According to clinical examination and diagnosis, use certain special diseases, special prescriptions or special medicines.
②According to the principle of “kidneys store essence and govern reproduction” in traditional medicine, the kidneys are treated separately.
③Other characteristic therapies such as acupuncture therapy, etc.
Let’s talk about several special prescriptions and acupuncture therapy.
Yishen Qiangjing Recipe (Partial Kidney Yang Deficiency)
15 grams of Epimedium, 10 grams of Cistanche, 15 grams of Polygonum multiflorum, 12 grams of Lycium barbarum, 15 grams of Polygonatum, 10 grams of Angelica, 20 grams of Rehmannia glutinosa, 10 grams of Chuan Duan, 10 grams of dog spine, 12 grams of cornus, Cynomorium 10 grams, jujube 20 grams.
Yishen Shengjing Recipe (Partial Kidney Yang Deficiency)
Rehmannia glutinosa 25 grams, yam 15 grams, medlar 10 grams, dogwood 10 grams, Achyranthes bidentata 10 grams, dodder seed 15 grams, tortoise shell (decoction first) 12 grams, turtle shell (decoction first) 12 grams, paeonol 10 grams, Tian Mai Dong each 10 grams, 20 grams of jujube.
Nourishing Blood and Yijing Prescription (partial to Qi and blood deficiency)
Codonopsis 15 grams, Beiqi 10 grams, Atractylodes macrocephala 10 grams, white peony root 10 grams, angelica 10 grams, rehmannia glutinosa 15 grams, Poria cocos 10 grams, Chuanxiong 10 grams, cinnamon (back) 5 grams, Zhishouwu 15 grams, Polygonatum 15 grams grams, jujube 20 grams.
The above parties can be treated according to clinical syndrome differentiation, respectively “check their seats”. Generally, take it for 6 days, stop for 1 day, drink it for 4 to 5 weeks in a row, check the semen, and the quality of the sperm will be improved to a certain extent. As for abnormal sperm, it is not suitable for the positive types such as depression, silt, phlegm, and damp heat.
Acupuncture characteristic therapy
Acupuncture therapy uses special needles to pick and treat specific parts of the body surface ( nerve points, acupoints). By stimulating epidermal nerve endings and nerve conduction, a good response occurs to adjust internal organ functions, improve endocrine, promote blood circulation, and remove toxic substances. . Reconcile yin and yang, dredge meridians, activate blood circulation and remove stasis. It has a certain curative effect on abnormal sperm, including few sperm, weak sperm, long liquefaction time, increased number of abnormal sperm, abnormal sperm caused by varicocele and positive antisperm antibody (AsAb).