Introduction to Blood Stasis Through the Phases of a Woman’s Life

By David Bray

David Bray explains the causes and manifestations of gynecological disorders that correlate to Blood Stasis found in Women.
Total CPDs: 1
Total CPDs: 1
NCCAOM (1), Standard Certificate (1), IVAS (1)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

In Chinese medicine, Blood Stasis usually presents in one form or another due to the intimate relationship and physiology related to Blood in women. As such, Blood Stasis is seen in many gynecology-related conditions. Women are especially prone to Blood Stagnation in the pelvis due to the complex arrangement of the reproductive organs in that area. This can include numerous and diverse conditions such as abdominal masses, abdominal pain, ovarian cysts, flooding and trickling, heavy periods, no periods, scanty periods, painful periods, ectopic pregnancy, habitual miscarriage, infertility, menopausal syndrome, etc. This recorded lecture will give an overview of Blood Stasis as it occurs in different stages of a woman’s life. There is a set of notes for download with this course.

Course Objectives

  • Provide an overview of Blood Stasis in gynecology
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the various causes and manifestations of Blood Stasis
  • Cultivate an appreciation of how Blood Stasis is not isolated but connected to many different factors
  • Learn basic treatments for Blood Stasis including diet and herbal categories

Course Outline

0 hrs - 15 min
Introduction, Blood Stasis overview, qi and blood, TCM view of Blood Stasis, Essence, and Blood.
15 min - 30 min
Related facts about blood- menstrual blood, tracking bleeding for fertility, Blood Stasis patterns, causes of Blood Stasis, Qi stagnation.
30 min - 45 min
Causes of Blood Stasis (continued), lifestyle, birth control, vegetarianism, undersurface of the tongue, tongue examples and pictures.
45 min - 1 hrs
Diet, beneficial foods, cautions and contraindications of herbs, herbs used for Blood Stasis, categories, Hot/Cold, strength, location, and recorded questions.
The teacher is very knowledgeable. I liked this course a lot.
Andrea H. - Canada
great content applicable to daily clinic situations and delivered in a clear and practical way
Michelle C. - Australia
Excellent course overall. Very knowledgeable teacher.
Lisa R. - Canada
Important info for women to have a healthy life!
Gail M. - Canada
David Bray always brings interesting insights into the practice of Chinese medicine gynaecology.
Anthony M. - Canada
David Bray continues to provide great information and useful tidbits from his clinical experience. Great course!
Rita W. - Canada


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Taught by David Bray

A specialist in TCM Gynecology, David Bray, R.Ac., R.TCMP, Dipl C.H. (NCCAOM), graduated from Guangzhou University of TCM and has been in practice for over 35 years.
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