A volume in the TCM Case Studies series, TCM Case Studies: Autoimmune Disease is a useful reference and guide for treating autoimmune disorders with Chinese herbal medicine, alone or in combination with Western medicine. This book introduces general principles and methods based on clinical case studies.
For each of nine autoimmune diseases, information such as the pathophysiology and differentiations of the disease are introduced, followed by sections describing TCM understanding, methods, and traditional herbal therapeutics. Common patterns and complete treatment process and experience are discussed. Each chapter has a commentary and discussion section by Dr. Jake Paul Fratkin followed by study questions and answers.