Natural and Alternative Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease) Treatment Options

Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease) Treatment {introduction}

Below are alternative and natural treatment options for urinary disorders such as—but not limited to—Urinary Incontinence (inability to control bladder), Urinary Retention (inability to properly empty bladder), Interstitial Cystitis (inflammation of the bladder), Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (a condition characterized by urinary problems due to an enlarged prostate gland in men), and others. Within this section you will find commonly used acupuncture and acupressure points, appropriate herbal formulas and a variety of information from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) perspectives to aid in the treatment of urinary disorders.

TCM Diagnostic Patterns Related to Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)

Listed below are Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) diagnostic patterns that are commonly involved with this western medical condition/symptom. Properly applied, Chinese Medicine (including acupuncture and herbal medicine) treats patterns not individual symptoms/conditions which may better account for the range of symptoms often experienced by individuals. Pattern diagnosis/treatment is a crucial part of using Chinese Medicine for disease prevention instead of focusing on solely symptomatic treatments as is somewhat more common in western medicine. For more on this concept, please read What Does Acupuncture Treat? Or Treating the "Cause" and not the "Symptoms".

There are no tcm differential pattern diagnoses listed for this pattern at this time.


Herbal Formulas for Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease) Available From Our Store

Herbal Formulas

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Ba Zheng Wan - Painful Urination, Urinary Tract Infection Herbal Formula
Ba Zheng Wan - Painful Urination, Urinary Tract Infection Herbal Formula

Uses: Burning & Painful Urination, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). Ba Zheng Wan is a Traditional Chinese Formula used to remove Damp Heat in the Urinary Bladder. This formula typically treats acute...



Li Niao Pai Shi Wan - Kidney Stones Herbal Formula
Li Niao Pai Shi Wan Kidney Stone Formula

Uses: Kidney Stone, Bladder Stone, Painful Urination. Li Niao Pai Shi Wan (Pian), Shen Jie Pai Shi Wan (Pian) induces urine production for relieving difficult and painful urination, removes calcium blockages...



Qian Lie Shu Wan - Urinary Issues, Prostate Herbal Formula
Qian Lie Shu Wan - Urinary, Prostate Herbal Formula

Uses: Prostate Problems, Urinary Issues.  Qian Lie Shu Wan (Qian Lie Shu Pian), literally translates as "Prostate Comfort Pills". This formula is used for chronic prostatitis, hyperplasia of...



Wu Lin San Wan - Unrinary Issues Herbal Formula
Wu Lin San Wan - Unrinary Issues Herbal Formula

Uses: Urinary Issues, Dark Urine, Urethra Pain. Wu Lin San Wan (Gardenia & Hoelen Formula), induces urination, clears heat, and eliminates dampness. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) it is used for...



Acupuncture Treatment Protocols

Listed below are articles describing related TCM diagnoses and acupuncture treatment points. These generally require an understanding of basic TCM Theory, however, general readers may find the protocols illustrative of how Chinese Medicine views and treats this condition.

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Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease) related articles

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  • Chad Dupuis's picture
    Contributor ~ Chad Dupuis
    Submitted On Mon, 10/24/2011 - 8:06am

    Acupuncture is used to treat a very broad range of issues beyond pain.  Acupuncture initiates changes in the brain, glands, muscle tissue and elsewhere contributing to a host of chemical and biological changes in the body.  Animal studies help us to find out the deeper changes that are happening with acupuncture that are largely expressible only by positive symptomatic changes in humans.  In this study, researchers from the Guiyang College of TCM in Guiyang China used rats with overactive bladders to find out the effec

Forum posts related to Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)

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  • tomgat's picture
    Submitted On Sat, 11/05/2011 - 9:07am
    Contributor ~ tomgat

    I wolud like to ask, that I have a 4years old patient who has light runny nose and urgent urine, that is infection free. usually the urination is every 10minutes but during the nights max. only once.

     

    Which acupuncture point...

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  • Skye's picture
    Submitted On Sun, 08/28/2011 - 10:10pm
    Contributor ~ Skye

    Hello Friends, Next week I will turn 60.  Although I have given up ice cream and changed to a very healthy diet & supplements, my health has suffered. For the past 8 yrs., no doctor could make a diagnosis because all of my labs were...

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  • lynchun's picture
    Submitted On Tue, 05/17/2011 - 9:32am
    Contributor ~ lynchun

    Hi All,

    i stumbled across this forum and hoped that it is a good place to consult some practitioners or knowledgable people for a condition or complex of conditions that I have been trying to treat in myself with the help of various...

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    Traditional Chinese Medicine views categorizes urinary disorders into different types of "lin disease". In general, "lin disease" indicates any urinary condition involving frequency, urgency, pain or any other issues.

    Some of the main contributing factors involved in the development of urinary issues are:


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    TCM Herbs and Formulas for Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)

    TCM Herbal Formulas for Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)

    Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbs for Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)

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    Western Herbs and Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease) Medical Information

    Western herbs for Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)

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    There are no western herbs listed for this condition at this time.

    Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease) - Western Medicine Information

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