Polycystic Ovary Syndrome-Related Infertility Based on the Theory of “Liver and Kidney Homology”
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Polycystic ovary syndrome;
Liver and kidney homology
Dialectical treatment



Submitted : 2022-11-13
Accepted : 2022-11-28
Published : 2022-12-13


Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder caused by hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian (HPO) axis dysfunction. In the field of gynecology and reproduction, PCOS has emerged as both a research hot spot and a challenging area of study. According to Chinese medicine, this disease is related to kidney deficiency, phlegm and dampness obstruction, blood stasis and interconnection, Chong pulse impassability, the lack of Ren pulse, and the loss of uterine nourishment, all of which affect the normal development and maturation of eggs as well as the duration at which menstrual blood stores. In this paper, based on the theoretical basis of “liver collects blood, regulates the flow of qi, and is the master of drainage,” we explore the rationality of the treatment of this disease from the perspective of “liver and kidney have the same origin” and the development of PCOS-related infertility in relation to dysfunctional internal organs. We also explore the feasibility of treatment from the perspective of “liver and kidney homology,” expand the ideas for treatment, as well as develop and innovate the application of organ identification in PCOS in relation to infertility.


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