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Unformatted text preview: and all the orifices. 2. Morbid fluid: Phlegm is caused from an imbalance in the processing of fluids. It is both a cause of disease and a product of disease. Phlegm can have various effects on the body: • Phlegm in the LU: thick mucus, cough, asthma • Phlegm in the "mind": many times called "phlegm misting the mind", depression, psychosis, epilepsy, manic depression • Phlegm stagnation: lumps, swellings, fibroids, gallstones, kidney stones • Phlegm blocking Qi flow to the head: dizziness, blurred vision • Phlegm blocking the meridians: numbness, stroke Fluid Deficiency Dryness in the body, scanty urination, thirst, constipation/dry stools Tongue: Red w/no coat thin, rapid. Fluid Retention Poor appetite, fatigue, dizziness, edema, cough. Tongue: Wet w/white coat slippery, wiry....
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course HH 383 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.
- Spring '11