Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Female Reproductive Endocrine Diseases


Publishing date
01 Sep 2021
Status
Closed
Submission deadline
16 Apr 2021

Lead Editor

1First Affiliated Hospital, Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine, Harbin, China

2University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

3Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

4Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

5Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Female Reproductive Endocrine Diseases

This issue is now closed for submissions.
More articles will be published in the near future.

Description

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a traditional therapy other than modern western medicine. It includes meditation, hypnosis, tai chi, massage, aromatherapy, herbal medicine, and acupuncture. Various approaches of CAM have been used in a manner as complementary to current medical treatment or in as standalone therapy which relies on CAM as standard medical care in some countries.

Female reproduction is a complex process tightly controlled by endocrinology. Female reproductive endocrine diseases include infertility, perimenopausal syndrome, miscarriage, polycystic ovary syndrome, etc. Although CAM has been widely used in female reproductive endocrine disorders, the safety and effectiveness of CAM has not been fully evaluated. To address this gap, CAM for female reproductive endocrine diseases should be evaluated by scientific research methods.

This Special Issue invites research clinicians and scientists to submit original articles as well as reviews or study protocols providing a comprehensive overview and high-quality research of CAM for female reproductive endocrine disorders. The work can evaluate the efficacy and safety of CAM for any kind of female reproductive endocrine disorder. There are no specifications or limitations on the type of studies, as long as methodologies of CAM are used in the study, including meditation, hypnosis, tai chi, massage, aromatherapy, herbal medicine, and acupuncture.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • The progress of CAM in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome
  • The efficacy of CAM in the treatment of perimenopausal syndrome
  • The mechanism of CAM in the treatment of dysmenorrhea
  • The efficacy of CAM in the treatment of infertility
  • The advantages and risks of CAM in the treatment of threatened miscarriage
  • Adverse effects and risks of CAM in the area of female reproductive endocrine disorders
  • The progress of CAM in the treatment of amenorrhea
  • The efficacy of CAM in the treatment of premature ovarian insufficiency

Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 5595478
  • - Review Article

Effect of Acupuncture on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Animal Models: A Systematic Review

Yan Li | Lijia Zhang | ... | Songjiang Liu
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 9979972
  • - Research Article

Body Mass Index Showed No Impact on the Outcome of In Vitro Fertilization in Progestin-Primed Ovarian Stimulation Protocol

Zhe Yang | Xuehan Zhao | ... | Gengxiang Wu
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 9951491
  • - Research Article

Erzhi Tiangui Granules Improve In Vitro Fertilization Outcomes in Infertile Women with Advanced Age

Jinlong Sun | Jing-Yan Song | ... | Qiong Guo
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 8215454
  • - Research Article

Network Pharmacology Approach for Predicting Targets of Zishen Yutai Pills on Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

Yihui Feng | Xinyi Chai | ... | Ying Zhao
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 9949642
  • - Research Article

Regulation of Mild Moxibustion on Uterine Vascular and Prostaglandin Contents in Primary Dysmenorrhea Rat Model

Xuemei Li | Sha Guo | ... | Sha Yang
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 6663602
  • - Review Article

Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Dysmenorrhea Caused by Endometriosis: A Review of Utilization and Mechanism

Ying Guo | Fang-Yuan Liu | ... | Feng-Juan Han
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 4325502
  • - Research Article

Efficacy and Safety of the Two Ayurveda Drug Regimens in Uterine Fibroids: A Randomized Single-Blind Clinical Trial

K. P. K. R. Karunagoda | P. K. Perera | ... | S. De Silva Weliange
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 9935536
  • - Review Article

An Overview of Systematic Reviews of Using Chinese Medicine to Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Linjing Wang | Runyu Liang | ... | Luwen Zhu
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 9999659
  • - Research Article

Follicular Metabolites-Assisted Clinical Evaluation of IVF/ICSI Outcomes

Bing Qu | Yunhe Xiong | ... | Jing Yang
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 6678398
  • - Review Article

The Treatment with Complementary and Alternative Traditional Chinese Medicine for Menstrual Disorders with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Yuehui Zhang | Xiaozhu Guo | ... | Yanhua Han
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