Research Into Recurrent Miscarriage

                                                             & Chinese Herbal Medicine

                                                               Shanghai Gynaecology & Obstetrics Department of Shanghai Medical University.


                                                In 40 women with threatened abortion and a history of miscarriage, blood test showed

                                                threatened abortion (TA), compared to the blood test of normal pregnant women (The

                                                plasma beta-EP level in TA was significantly higher than that in normal pregnant women,

                                                P < 0.01. On the contrary, plasma GnRH, HCG and P4 were obviously lower in TA as

                                                compared with those of the normal cases, P < 0.01.)


                                                After treatment with Chinese herbal medicine that supported reproduction and blood

                                                circulation and protected the fetus, 36 of the 40 patients continued their pregnancy without

                                                symptoms of TA, and the above-mentioned four criteria measured at 10-12th week of

                                                gestation were similar to those of normal cases, P > 0.05. The authors concluded that

                                                Chinese herbal Medicine can regulate plasma beta-EP and placental endocrine function

                                                in threatened abortion in women with a history of recurrent miscarriage.


                                                Sun F, Yu J. [Effect of TCM on plasma beta-endorphin and placental endocrine in threatened

                                                abortion] Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. 1999 Feb; 19 (2):87-9.