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Name the different patterns of Bi Syndrome:
Wind-cold-dampness Bi Pattern
Wind-dampness-heat bi Pattern
Blood stasis and phlegm bi pattern
Qi, blood, LV & K Xu Bi pattern
Wind bi causes what?
wandering pain in the joints or muscles
Cold bi causes what?
Severe, fixed cold pain caused by cold congealing and obstructing the movement of yang qi
Damp bi symptoms include?
fixed pain, heaviness, swelling, and numbness in the muscles and joints caused by dampness obstructing the circulation of qi and blood
Wind-damp-heat bi causes what?
pain, heat, swelling and REDNESS in the joints; caused by W-D-H invading the muscles, tendons, bones and joints, obstructing qi and blood flow in the channels
Blood stasis and Phlegm bi pattern is caused by what?
a CHRONIC case of
blood stasis and phlegm bi pattern is caused by what?
CHRONIC case of W-C-D-H bi. Persistent obstruction of joints leads to qi and blood stagnation & retention of fluids which accumulate inside and turn into phlegm which lodge in joints causing swelling & difficulty in moving joints.
Qi, Blood, LV & K Xu Bi pattern is caused by what?
CHRONIC condition caused by injury to the LV and K, and depletion of qi and blood during a prolonged illness. It is characterized by aching pain in the LB and knees, difficulty in flexion and extension of joints, & numbness in affected areas, w/some symptoms of qi, blood, LV and K Xu
Treatment Principle for Wind Bi is:
Expel Wind
scatter cold
resolve dampness
remove obstructions from channels
NOURISH BLOOD TO ELIMINATE WIND
Treatment Principle for Cold Bi is:
Scatter cold
expel wind,
dry dampness, r
remove obstructions from channels
WARM AND TONIFY YANG QI
Treatment principle for Damp Bi is:
Eliminate dampness
expel wind
scatter cold
unblock channels
STRENGTHEN SPLEEN
SC EW SS UC ED
Treatment Principle for wind Dampnes Heat Bi is:
Clear heat,
dispel wind
resolve dampness
unblock channels
TONIFY YIN that can be damaged by heat
TP for QI & Blood stasis and Phlegm obstructing is:
Dispel stasis,
transform phlegm
eliminate pathogenic factors
UNBLOCK CHANNELS & RELIEVE PAIN
TP for Bi with qi, blood and LV & K xu:
Tonify qi
nourish blood
benefit LV & K
dispel path. evil qi and unblock channels
Wind Dominant Bi
Signs, Symptoms and Formula
S/S: soreness and pain that migrates from joint to joint
aversion to wind, fever and limited ROM
T= thin white coat P= floating

Forumula: XUAN BI DA JIN TANG
(Disband Painful Obstruction & Unblock the Channels Decoction)
Cold Dominant Bi
Signs, Symptoms and Formula
S/S: Excrutiating pain in joints & limbs. Pain is localized and aggravated by cold.
Stiff joints w/difficulty in movement.
T=thin white coat P= Floating & tight
Formula: WU TOU TANG
(Aconite Decoction)
Dampness Predominant Bi
Signs, Symptoms & Formula
S/S: Swollen heavy painful joints and numbness of affected limbs.
General soreness & heaviness; fatigue and lack of strength w/difficult movement; no thirst, weather related. usually fixed location
T= greasy w. coat P= soft & decelerating
Formula: YI YI REN TANG (Coix Decoction)
What formula should you use if you cannot determine whether cold, wind or dampness is predominant
JUAN BI TANG
(Remove Painful Obstruction from Medical Revelations)
It doesn't tonify, it just expels evil qi
What are the signs , symptoms and formula for Heat Dominant Bi?
S/S: Redness, swelling and burning pain in joints that are warm to the touch, pain aggravated by pressure, and preference for cold,
Aversion to wind, fever, sweating, thirst, irritability and restlessness
Formula: BAI HU JIA GUI ZHI TANG
(White Tiger Plus Cinnamon Twig Decoction)
ADD: ren dong teng, Lian Qiao, Huang Bai, Tai Ton Pi, Sang Zhi, Fang Ji, Jiang Huang, Wei Ling Xian
What are the signs and symptoms and formula for Bi with Blood Stasis and Phlegm Turbidity?
S/S: Swollen joints with intermittent pain, pain worse at night or w/damp weather, possibly deformity, stiffness, difficulty in movement, subcutaneous nodules
T= purple w/white greasy coat P= thready and choppy
Formula: TAO HONG YIN (Peach Kernel And Carthamus Decoction)
What are the signs, symptoms and formula for Bi with Depletion of Qi & Blood, and K & LV Deficiency?
S/S: Intermittent joint pain w/difficulty in movement, numbness in limbs, soreness and weakness of low back and knees, cold intolerance, preference for warmth, fatigue, lassitude and SOB T= pale, with white coat P= thready and weak
Formula: DU HUO JI SHENG TANG
(Angelica Pubescens and Sangjisheng Decoction)
Herbs used to treat Damp Bi
Ban Xia
Fu Ling
Bai Zhu
Yi Yi Ren
Cang Zhu
BX BZ CZ FL YYR
Herbs used to treat Wind Cold Bi
Gui Zhi
Qiang Huo
Du Huo
Fang Feng
Jiang Huang