Bladder prolapse according to Chinese Medicine

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What is bladder prolapse?

Bladder prolapse most commonly occur for women, in which case it's called cystocele and it's caused by weakness, damage, or stretching of the pubovesical fascia (between the bladder and the vaginal wall), typically subsequent to childbirth. This condition is characterised by a descent of the bladder into the vagina. This condition may also present with urinary incontinence and incomplete emptying of the bladder.<br /><br />In men, bladder prolapse can involve leaking urine after peeing, frequent urination and other bladder and bowel issues.

What causes bladder prolapse according to TCM?

There are 2 patterns of disharmony in our database that are associated with bladder prolapse. TCM sees our body (and mind) as a holistic system in which health issues stem from imbalances, known as "patterns of disharmony". These patterns can manifest in a wide range of symptoms and illnesses, such as bladder prolapse here.

For more details on the underlying causes and patterns behind bladder prolapse, refer to this comprehensive page on the subject.

Herbal formulas used in TCM for bladder prolapse

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Individual herbs used in TCM for bladder prolapse

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Acupuncture and acupressure points for bladder prolapse

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TCM dietary and lifestyle recommendations that might help with bladder prolapse

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