Treating Irregular Menstrual Bleeding Patterns with Chinese Medicine

What are the three broad causes of bleeding?

How do you further subdivide these three causes of bleeding?

Consider the differences between acute habitual heavy bleeding vs. spotting on for 10 days after the menses should have stopped – same root cause but different methods.

In mixed patterns, what general treatment principles do you highlight before menstruation? After menstruation?

What are the main causes of not bleeding?

When do you use carbonized herbs?

How do you evaluate whether a formula is a strong formula for acute serious conditions vs. a weaker formula for less serious cases?

What do you do after a woman has stopped bleeding to make sure she doesn’t relapse?