TCMDiagnosis - TCM Diagnosis Pattern identification through...

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TCM Diagnosis Pattern identification through 8 principles, Zang Fu, Pathogenic Factors, and Meridians Chills and fever (feeling of heat) - Alternating chills and fever (exterior invasion of wind/cold or wind/heat at ShaoYang stage) - Aversion to cold (wind/cold or wind/heat) - Constant low grade fever (damp/heat) - Fever and chills (wind/cold, Tai Yang stage), more fever than chills (wind/heat, Wei Qi level) - Fever without aversion to cold (internal heat, Yang Ming stage) - Relief of coldness (clothing/covering relieves cold sensation– internal yang deficient cold, no relief) - (wind/cold) - low grade fever worse in afternoon or at night with sweats (yin deficiency) Sweating - 5 centers (Yin deficiency) time - Daytime (Yang deficiency) - night (Yin deficiency) condition - Oily (severe Yang deficiency) - Oily sweat on forehead like pearls not following Yang collapse (danger of imminent death) quality - On forehead, oily (Yang collapse) - Only on arms and legs (Spleen Stomach deficiency) - Only on hands (Lung deficiency, or nerves) - Only on head (Stomach Heat, or Damp/Heat) - Profuse cold sweats (Yang collapse) - Sweat with exterior symptoms (Wind/Heat, or Wind/Cold with deficiency) region - Whole body (Lung deficiency) - Yellow (Damp/Heat) Pain Excess obstruction of Qi flow in the meridians, more severe, constant - Blood stagnation - Blood Stasis (stabbing, fixed location) - Exterior pathogenic invasions - Food retention - Internal Cold or Heat - Phlegm stagnation - Qi stagnation (distension/throbbing more than pain, no fixed location) - Deficiency dull intermittent - Qi and/or Blood deficiency - Yin deficiency consuming body fluids 1/16
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TCM Diagnosis Cold character - Cramping temperature - Heat helps bowel movement - Pain after vomiting - Pain after rest/movement - Better with movement Deficiency character - Dull, lingering pressure - Relieves food - Relieves temperature - Heat helps bowel movement - Pain after posture - Prefer lying down onset: slow gradual vomiting - Pain after rest/movement: better with rest Excess character - Sharp intense pressure - Aggravates food - Aggravates temperature - Cold helps bowel movement - Relieved after posture - Prefer sitting onset - Sudden vomiting - Relieved after rest/movement - Better with movement Heat character - Burning temperature - Cold helps bowel movement - Relieved after vomiting - Relived after rest/movement - Worse with movement 2/16
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TCM Diagnosis Pain with Head and body Headache - Day time (Qi or Yang deficiency) - Evening (Blood or Yin deficiency) location - Forehead: YangMing (Stomach Heat, or Blood deficiency) - Temples/temporal region: ShaoYang (Liver Gallbladder Fire) - Nape of neck: TaiYang (Wind/Cold, or Kidney deficiency) - Onset - recent, short duration (Wind/Cold) - Gradual onset, come in attacks (interior) - Vertex: JueYin (Liver blood deficiency) - Whole head (Wind/Cold) - Time of day? Pain characteristics
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2010 for the course SCI 101 taught by Professor Studyguide during the Spring '10 term at 東京国際大学.

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