Xiaoxiong Shen


Dr. Xiaoxiong Shen, PhD., LAc, is one of the outstanding professionals in the field of both Eastern and Western medicine with over 40 years of clinical experience. He received a Master’s Degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob/Gyn) at Nanjing University of TCM, China. Dr. Shen was a faculty member in the Nanjing University, Department of Ob/Gyn, where he was a faculty member working Gyn infertility team for clinical, education, and research. He earned a Ph.D. Degree in Ob/Gyn, at Mie University, School of Medicine, Japan. He served as a doctoral fellow at the Department of Gynecology, Tokyo University and a post-doctoral at the School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University USA. He was a full professor and clinic director at South Baylo University, School of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture. Dr. SHEN is academically distinguished with articles published in more than 50 peer-reviewed papers in the top academic journals such as the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Journal of Molecular Endocrinology, American Journal of Physiology and Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He is currently the Chairman of the Gynecological Professional Committee of the American Society of Chinese Medicine

Diagnosis and TCM treatment of secondary amenorrhea

Secondary amenorrhea is a common clinical symptom, but due to the complexity of the classification, pathogenesis and diagnosis of the disease, the clinical diagnosis and treatment are often delayed. To better differentiate diagnosis and find out the cause, it is helpful to correct treatment and improve curative effect. This lecture will briefly understand secondary amenorrhea, including polycystic ovarian syndrome, Hyperprolactinemia, functional hypothalamic amenorrhea, premature ovarian failure, etc., and introduce the diagnosis and progress. It also introduces the characteristics of TCM diagnosis and treatment of secondary amenorrhea, based on disease differentiation, correct syndrome differentiation and prescription of TCM characteristics.