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When do periods count as 'late periods'?

Late Periods: longer than 28-30 days,
Consistently, or at least for three consecutive months;
Cycle may be up to 40-50 days long

2

Late and scanty periods, pale menstrual blood, dull-pale complexion, blurred vision, dizziness, palpitations, insomnia
T: Pale and thin
P: Choppy
TX: Nourish Blood, regulate periods

LU 7 r, KD 6 l, CV 4, KD 13, LIV 8, ST 36, SP6, BL 20, BL 23, BL 17

BLOOD DEFICIENCY

3

Late periods, scanty bleeding with dark blood and clots, painful periods, abdominal pain which is relieved by the application of heat, worse with pressure, feeling cold, abdomen very tight on palpation
T: Pale, thick white coating
P: Full and tight
TX: Warm the Uterus, Scatter cold, regulate periods
CV 4, CV 6, ST 29, SP 8, SP 6, ST 36, GV 4, BL 32, ST 25 REDUCING
Decoction of ginger and brown sugar, daily.

FULL COLD
COLD IN UTERUS

4

Late periods, scanty bleeding with small, dark, stringy clots, painful periods, abdominal pain that is relieved by application of both heat and pressure, abdomen loose on palpation, tiredness, feeling cold
T: Pale
P: Deep, weak, slow
CV 4, CV 6, ST 29, SP 8, SP 6, ST 36, GV 4, BL 32, ST 25 REINFORCING
Decoction of ginger and brown sugar , daily.

EMPTY COLD
COLD IN UTERUS

5

Late periods, scanty-pale blood, sore back, nocturia, dizziness. Generally an issue with older women
T: Pale
P: Weak and Deep
TX: Tonify Yang, strengthen Kidneys, warm the Uterus
BL 23, CV 4, KD 3, CV 4, LU 7 r, KD 6 l, ST 36, SP 6

KIDNEY YANG DEFICIENCY

6

Late and scanty periods with clots, irritability, depression, abdominal and breast distention for a long time before period begins
T: normal color, or slightly Red on sides if severe
P: Wiry
TX: Pacify the Liver, regulate Qi, eliminate stagnation, invigorate Blood, regulate period
SP 4 r, PC 6 l, LIV 3, LIV 14, KD 14, TW 6, SP 6, CV 4, CV 6, PC 7
Great Compendium of Acupuncture: GB 41, SP 6, CV 3

Qi STAGNATION