Chapter 5 Diagnosis from Beinfield

Chapter 5 Diagnosis from Beinfield - Beinfield 5. Pattern...

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Beinfield 5. Pattern Diagnosis “causes” underlying relationships, not material agents or pathogens “causative factors” describe groups of Disturbed emotional state, harsh weather, & imprudent behavior
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Five Climates Kohn’s ‘pernicious influences’ – no summer heat Climates or weather internally Cold = makes vessels contact, constrict circulation, chill body, seek warmth When symptoms correspond to those produced by cold, then manifest condition called cold , even if no exposure to external cold conditions become pathogenic stress, source & outcome of imbalance
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Cold Depresses metabolism, retards circulation Arise internally from deficient metabolic Cold med & antibiotics dissipate heat, so undermine digestive function Leads to stagnation of Blood & Moisture which can produce clots & lumps
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Other Climates Wind most virulent, disrupt circulation; so
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