Treating Common Zang-Fu Disorders with Chinese Herbal Formulas - Course 5

TCM Gynecology, Part 3

By Jake Fratkin

TCM Treatment of Infertility, and Menopausal Syndrome.
Total CPDs: 3
Total CPDs: 3
Standard Certificate (3), NCCAOM (3)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

Jake Fratkin uses his 44 years of clinical experience to present several lectures on Gynecological topics. Lecture 3 focuses on 3 common gynecological conditions: Infertility, and Menopausal Syndrome. We will compare the Western biomedical understanding with the modern TCM approach. The in-depth discussion will include pattern differentiation, and application of modern herbal formulas and modern herbal products.

Course Objectives

  • The student shall review basic biomedical understanding of infertility, menopausl disorder.
  • The student will learn the TCM overview for patterns and formula/product treatment for infertility.
  • The student will learn the TCM overview for patterns and formula/product treatment for menopausal disorder.

Course Outline

0 hrs - 30 min
Discussion of Infertility in modern biomedicine, including ovarian factors, uterine factors, and cervical factors; the role of various hormones; and modern diagnosis. A brief overview to IVF is included.
30 min - 2 hrs
Discussion of infertility in modern TCM, focusing on common patterns for Liver stasis, Blood stasis, Kidney deficiency, Blood deficiency, Spleen qi deficiency, and Phlegm-dampness. Detailed descriptions of relevant herbal formulas will be discussed.
2 hrs - 3 hrs
Overview of TCM patterns for menopausal disorder, including kidney deficiency, and liver stasis of qi and blood. Detailed descriptions of relevant herbal formulas will be discussed.


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Taught by Jake Fratkin

Jake Paul Fratkin, OMD, L.Ac., specializes in Chinese herbal medicine and Japanese acupuncture; a recipient of the Acupuncturist of the Year award, he maintains a private practice, teaches internationally, and is the author of several books on TCM and Chinese herbal formulas and products.
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