Xiong-gui-tiao-xue-yin (Kyuki-chouketsu-in), a Traditional Herbal Medicine


Xiong-gui-tiao-xue-yin (Kyuki-chouketsu-in), a Traditional Herbal Medicine, Stimulates Lactation with Increase in Secretion of Prolactin but not Oxytocin in the Postpartum Period

The aim of the present investigation was to evaluate the clinical efficacy of Xiong-gui-tiao-xue-yin, a traditional Japanese herbal medicine, in stimulating lactation in the postpartum period. We...

Case Study: Pituitary Adenoma with Hyperprolactinemia


This article documents one case of a prolactin-secreting pituitary macroadenoma successfully treated using acupuncture, herbal medicine, and nutrition. The treatment was constructed using both tr...

Prolactin Secretion & Chinese Medicine


Presents two published works on the Chinese medical treatment of prolactin imbalances. Pathological causes of hyperprolactinemia; Diseases corresponding to low serum prolactin; Capability of Chi...

Can Vitex Agnus Castus be Used for the Treatment of Mastalgia? What is the Current Evidence?


There have been many treatments suggested for the management of mastalgia; one of these is the fruit extract of Vitex Agnus castus L. commonly known as Agnus castus, an extract of a deciduous shr...

Growth Hormone, Vasopressin and Prolactin


Focuses on the hormonal disorders in chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia in the U.S. Role of growth hormone, vasopressin, and prolactin; Ways to stimulate growth hormone release; Problems t...

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