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Shortness of breath, disinclination to speak, low voice, lassitude, pale complexion, aversion to cold, spontaneous
sweating, pale tongue, weak pulse: aggravated by exertions
QI DEFICIENCY
pale tongue

weak pulse, especially in right Guan position
QI COLLAPSE
Distention and pain (more distention than pain) without fixed locations: related to emotional changes
QI STAGNATION
Cough and asthma (LU), belching, nausea, vomiting and hiccups (ST), severe headache, vertigo, syncope,
hemoptysis and hematemesis
QI COUNTER-FLOW
Pale or sallow complexion, pale lips, nails, eyelids and tongue, delayed scanty light-colored menses or amenorrhea,
limb numbness, blurred vision, dizziness, palpitation, insomnia, thin little coating, thin weak pulse.
BLOOD DEFICIENCY
Fixed stabbing pain aggravated by pressure and at night, masses, subcutaneous bleeding, withered skin and dry
cracked nails, dark complexion, dark or purple lips and tongue, thing choppy pulse + frequent bleeding with blood
clots
BLOOD STASIS
Various bleeding signs (hemoptasis, epistaxis, hematemesis, hematuria, hemafecia and subcutaneous bleeding)
with thick bright red blood, dark red tongue, wiry rapid pulse
BLOOD HEAT BOMBBOMBCLAP!!!
Severe pain with pale or bluish skin, aversion to cold and in favor of warmth, dark pale tongue with white coating,
deep slow rough pulse
BLOOD COLD
Fever with aversion to heat, red complexion and eyes, thirst with preference for cold drinks, yellow urine, dry
stool, restlessness, local (esp. joints) red swelling with burning sensation and pain, red tongue with yellow coating,
rapid forceful pulse. Or + bleeding
YANG EXCESS (HEAT/FIRE):
pale complexion, cold limbs, aversion to cold, preference for quietness, sleep with
curled body, no thirst or thirst with preference for hot drinks, copious clear urine, loose stool, pale flabby tongue
with white coating (usually sticky or greasy), deep weak pulse
YANG DEFICIENCY
Copious sputum or phlegmy vomits, chest distention, cough, asthma, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, blurred vision,
manic/depressive mental disorders, limb numbness, stroke with phlegm gurgling in the throat, scrofula, plumstone
glomus in the throat, greasy tongue coating and slippery pulse
YIN EXCESS- PHLEGM
Edema, puffiness, heavy sensation and soreness in the joints and limbs, drowsiness, heavy sensation and pain in
the head, distention in the chest, epigastrium or abdomen, poor appetite, sticky sensation or sweet taste in the
mouth, nausea, vomiting, scanty urine or difficult urination, loose stool, leucorrhea, eczema, flabby tongue with
teeth marks and sticky coating, deep slippery / moderate pulse
YIN EXCESS- DAMP ACCUMULATION
Malar flush, feverish sensation in the palms and soles, restlessness, tidal fever, night sweating, night thirst with
little fluid intake, yellow scanty urine, dry stool, red tongue with little or no coating, deep thin rapid pulse
YIN DEFICIENCY
Dry mouth, throat, lips, tongue and skin, scanty yellow urine, constipation, and bright red tongue with little
moisture, thin weak or thin rapid pulse
FLUID DEFICIENCY
Five delaying in children (development and growth of fontanel, teeth, hair, standing, walking and speaking),flaccidity and dementia;
in adults: poor memory, slow reaction, lassitude, dizziness, and tinnitus, loose teeth and
hair loss
ESSENCE DEFICIENCY
heat confirming symptom
aversion to heat, restlesness
heat signs
rapid pulse or slippery pulse (pulse lies sometimes)

tongue- red/crimson
yin def heat tongue
red no coat
yin def + heart heat conf symptom
can't sleep... wake easy
stagnate heat tongue
red white coat
uneven heat in body...

ex
fingers cold-palms hot
stagnate heat
cold conf symptom
aversion to cold, cold extremities
cold pulse
except kd or ht yang def
slow, tight
kd or ht yang def pulse
rapid

person will have palpitations as well
cold tongue
pale flabby

yin excess-greasy sticky thick coat

yang def- flabby no coat or clear watery coat like dog
damp confirming symptom
anywhere you lie there is pain in area you lie on
sticky coat
damp
greasy coat
phlegm
upper heat lu

symptom
sinus congestion
upper heat st
heat does not go down

comes up, belching, nausea, throw up
lower cold can result in
diarrhea
sp def conf symptom
cough a lot-almost throw up

loose stool with undigested food/food retention

yang chi does not send chi up and out to give clear head and appetite... fluid goes down, always tired
tired all the time
stool has no odor
sp chi def
stool stinks with undigested food, foul farts, always bad breath
food retention

sp and st both don't work well
upper cold/lower heat
upper cold- ht yang def sleepy all the time
lower heat- li, lv/gb kd yin def
women who lose period is what
chong counterflow
essence condenses into?
marrow
exterior cold symptoms
chills fever, aversion to cold, body aches, headache
chills fever, aversion to cold, body aches, headache
exterior cold
exterior cold pulse
floating tight
exterior cold is also called?
wind cold invasion
exterior heat confirming symptoms?
swelling of throat and lymph, colored discharge
exterior heat pulse
rapid float
exterior heat also called?
wind heat invasion
qi def conf symptoms
spon sweat, aggrevated by exertion
what organ dominates chi
lu
1 st place you see chi def
lu
ht lu chi is?
zong chi
function of zong chi
enthusiasm
low voice disinclination to speak is def of what chi?
zong chi
chi def is def of chi of what 2 organs primarily?
lu and sp
aversion to temp changes is what
chi def
catches cold flu easy?
chi def
delirium

organ
ht
dream disturbed sleep

organ
ht
insomnia

organ
ht
restlessness

organ
ht
poor memory

organ
ht (short term)

kd (long term)
chest pain or distention

organ
lu
cardiac pain

organ
ht
Distention and or pain in the abdomen

organ
sp
edema and bleeding

organ
sp
poor appetite, diarrhea or loose stool

organ
sp
Wandering distention and pain in the hypochondrium or lower abdomen

organ
lv
vertigo

organ
lv
severe headache

organ
lv
tremors or cramps in the limbs

organ
lv
eye disorders

organ
lv
and distending pain in the testis
lv
Soreness or weakness in the lower back or knees

organ
kd
tinnitus or deafness

organ
kd
gray hair or hair loss

organ
kd
loose teeth
kd/essence def
impotence, seminal emission, infertility or sterility

organ
kd
scanty menses or amenorrhea

organ
kd
edema and disorders in
urination and defecation

organ
kd
Disorders in urination

organ
si
Constipation or diarrhea

organ
li
Epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, belching or hiccups

organ
st
Bitter taste

organ
gb

according to fudi... could also be ht
jaundice

organ
gb
frequent frights and insomnia.

organ
gb
Frequent or urgent urination

organ
ub
painful urination

organ
ub
retention or incontinence of urine

organ
ub
what kind of people more prone to chi collapse
thin and tall
chi def and organ collapse
chi collapse
myosthenia gravis
chi collapse
abdominal distention can be

organ_____ what_____
stomach collapse
constant urges to go pee can be?

organ_____ what_____
ub collapse
diarrhea with frequent urges to go (tennesmus) is chi _____
chi collapse
treatment for chi collapse?
tonify and ascend sp chi except if rear end... the kd
when person can't point at source of pain ie whole head hurts etc... it is?
chi stag
belly really full after only a couple of bites
chi stag
aggrevated by emotional activities
chi stag
wiry or wiry thin pulse
chi stag
dim tongue
chi stag
treat chi stag
regulate chi/make chi go right direction
root cause of chi stag
lv blood def
cough asthma

organ what
lu chi counterflow
belching, nausea, vomiting and hiccups

organ
st chi counterflow
severe headache, vertigo, syncope
chi counterflow
hemoptysis and hematemesis can be chi ______
chi counterflow
Fixed stabbing pain aggravated by pressure and at night
conf symptom of blood stasis
masses, subcutaneous bleeding
blood stasis
withered skin and dry
cracked nails, dark complexion, dark or purple lips and tongue
blood stasis
thin choppy pulse + frequent bleeding with blood
clots
blood stasis
Various bleeding signs (hemoptasis, epistaxis, hematemesis, hematuria, hemafecia and subcutaneous bleeding) with thick bright red blood
blood heat (bombeclap!)
dark red tongue
blood heat
wiry rapid pulse
blood heat
Severe pain with pale or bluish skin
blood cold
aversion to cold and in favor of warmth
blood cold
dark pale tongue with white coating
blood cold
deep slow rough pulse
blood cold
Fever with aversion to heat
YANG EXCESS (HEAT/FIRE
red complexion and eyes
yang excess (heat, fire)
thirst with preference for cold drinks
yang excess (heat, fire)
yellow urine, dry
stool
yang excess (heat, fire)
restlessness
yang excess (heat, fire)
local (esp. joints) red swelling with burning sensation and pain
yang excess (heat, fire)
red tongue with yellow coating
yang excess (heat, fire)
rapid forceful pulse. Or + bleeding
yang excess (heat, fire)
Qi deficiency + cold signs:
yang deficiency
pale complexion
yang deficiency
cold limbs, aversion to cold
yang deficiency
preference for quietness
yang def
sleep with
curled body
yang def
no thirst or thirst with preference for hot drinks
yang def
copious clear urine, loose stool
yang def
pale flabby tongue
with white coating (usually sticky or greasy)
yang def
deep weak pulse
yang def
Copious sputum
Phlegm
chest distention, cough, asthma
Phlegm
nausea
Phlegm
vomiting, dizziness
Phlegm
blurred vision
phlegm
manic/depressive mental disorders
phlegm
limb numbness
phlegm
stroke & gurgling in the throat
phlegm
scrofula
phlegm
plumstone glomus in the throat
phlegm
greasy tongue coating
phlegm
slippery pulse
phlegm
edema, puffiness
damp
heavy sensation and soreness in the joints and limbs
damp
drowsiness with heavy sensation
damp
heavy sensation and pain in
the head
damp
distention in the chest epigastrium or abdomen
damp
poor appetite
damp
sticky sensation or sweet taste in the
mouth
damp
nausea, vomiting
damp
scanty urine or difficult urination
damp
loose stool
damp
leucorrhea
damp
eczema
damp
flabby tongue with
teeth marks and sticky coating
damp
deep slippery / moderate pulse
damp
blood, fluid and essence deficiency + relative heat signs
yin deficiency
Malar flush
yin deficiency
feverish sensation in the palms and soles
yin deficiency
restlessness
yin deficiency, and or heat
tidal fever
yin deficiency
night sweating
yin deficiency
night thirst with
little fluid intake
yin deficiency
yellow scanty urine
yin deficiency
dry stool
yin deficiency, excess heat, body fluid down
red tongue with little or no coating
yin deficiency
deep thin rapid pulse
yin deficiency
Dry mouth, throat, lips, tongue and skin
fluid deficiency
scanty yellow urine
fluid deficiency

yin def
constipation

def of what
fluid deficiency
bright red tongue with little moisture
fluid deficiency
thin weak or thin rapid pulse
fluid deficiency
Five delaying in children (development and growth of fontanel, teeth, hair, standing, walking and speaking),
essence deficiency
flaccidity and dementia
essence deficiency
poor memory
essence deficiency
slow reactions
essence deficiency
lassitude

3 types of def are?
essence deficiency, yang def, chi def
dizziness, and tinnitus
essence deficiency or tmtqico
loose teeth and hair loss
essence deficiency
if dizziness is abated by lying down this is?
heart blood def
sallow complexion and tongue is thin w little coat
blood def
purple tongue, purple spots
blood stasis
big flaaby with purple spots
yang def/yin predom w blood stasis
withered discolored skin nails hair, freckles, age spots
blood stsis
blood line in nails
blood stasis in that channel
masses, hematoma, clots tumors
blood stasis

if masses are movable soft is phlegm
bright red menses
def heat
amenorrhea
can be total block of chong by stasis
thirst at night with desire to wet lips
blood stasis
various bleeding
blood heat
bright red blood
blood heat
root cause of bleeding
lv not storing blood
stabbing contracting pain that feels like spasms
blood cold
pale complexion
blood cold, chi def, blood stasis
numbness and pain in limbs
blood cold, blood stasis
pale tongue w purple spots cyanotic
blood cold
Possible combinations of blood heat pulse

4 things

5 combos
Rapid and/or slippery
Rapid and wiry
Rapid and choppy
Slippery and wiry
Slippery and choppy
how to distinguish between blood stasis and blood cold
person has cold limbs... apply heat to see if alleviates pain
wiry pulse can be

4 things

1 with an additional property
qi stag, cold, damp, plegm, blood heat if rapid
qi stag can give rise to
blood stasis
sweating in yang def is usually (2 properties to the sweat)
cold and spontaneous
pale flabby tongue
yang def
fluid accumulation tongue

damp and phlegm tongue
no coat

sticky/greasy coating
yang def pulse

4 things

3 combos
deep weak
deep thin weak
deep weak slow
in severe cases of yang def pulse can be
deep minute
person can hardly stay awake

passes out and comes to right away
yang def

ht yang def
preference for quietness
yang def
2 organs which suffer from yang def
ht kd
foggy headaches, clogged ears, blurry eyes

light headed
yang excess
yang excess tongue
red

yellow coat
clear heat... send...
send down and out
malar flush in right cheek
lung yin def
malar flush in left cheek
liver yin def
dry stool can be
dryness, blood deficiency, yin deficiency or excessive heat
Yellow scanty urine can be produced by
excess or deficient heat
yin def usually shows up in 4 yin organs and 1 yang organ?
lung, heart, stomach, liver and kidney
essence def tongue
pink

thin white thin or clear coat
delay in fontanel
essence def
delay hair growth
teething
standing
walking
speaking
in kids
essence def
soft bones
flaccid weak limbs
learning dissabilities in kids
essence def
Males: sterility, impotence, erectile dysfunction, low libido, premature ejaculation, nocturnal essence lost
essence def
Females: nocturnal emissions, infertility
essence def
Loss of hearing, tinnitus, bone weakness, bone density problems
essence def
Loose teeth
receding gums
essence def
Puffy face and puffy eyelids
yin excess damp accumulation
yin excess damp accumulation confirming symptom (2)
heaviness in head

Heavy sensation in the extremities and the whole body in general

patients say feel like dragging bodies
not to be confused with lassitude
soreness

dull achiness
yin excess (damp accumulation)

example:
can be soreness after working out
sp not moving fast enough to nourish muscles
cutting shooting type pain
blood def or cold
dizzyness
tmtqico

only turbid qi moving
tinnitus
tmtqico
blurred vision

not organ
tmtqico
cloudiness
tmtqico
Poor appetite can be
tmtiqico
Sticky sensation or sweet taste in the mouth
damp, phlegm, or heat
Nausea, vomiting and chest tightness

oragan.... not doing....
st not going down
Scanty turbid urine or sluggish urination
damp, tmtqico
sticky tongue coat not heavy
phlegm
sticky tongue coat that is heavy
damp
Unreasonable or weird symptoms
phlegm
confirming symptom of phlegm
Sticky sputum
differentiate phlegm from damp by 2 things
tongue coat more greasy

damp signs but not heavy
#1 point for phlegm
st 40
prevent damp from going up with this points
pc 6
8 principles
yin yang

interior exterior

excess defficency

hot cold
chi
basic element that forms body and maintains vitality of body
chi functions 6
promoting
warming- yang
protecting
holding-checking
chi hua-transformation
nutritive chi-yin chi-is really blood
mechanisms of chi
up down in out

salt soften
bitter goes down and in
hot goes up and out
sour- astringes
sweet- nourishes
deficient cold (yang def) kd or heart yang def pulse
rapid

also have palpitations
exterior heat/interior cold
wind heat invation and damp or phlegm or yang def
jong chi
T&T
zong chi
gathering chi
ying chi
nutrient chi
da chi
atmospheric chi
gu chi
fermented food