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superior/inferior
yang/yin
exterior/interior
yang/yin
anterior/posterior
yin/yang
lateral/medial
yang/yin
front/back
yin/yang
abdomen/chest
yin/yang
head/body
yang/yin
skin/muscles, organs
yang/yin
below the waist/above the waist
yin/yang
qi/blood,and body fluids
yang/yin
defensive qi/nutrient qi
yang/yin
yin organs/yang organs
yin/yang
structure/function
yin/yang
spleen
yin/qi rises
stomach
yang/qi descends
spleen is what to the lung
pure
stomach moves
downward
disharmony of the spleen
qi and blood deficiency
disharmony of stomach
rebellious qi
kidney
yin/qi rises
heart
yin/qi descends
heart relates to
mind
kidney is the
essence
The disharmony of the kd/ht
disease results from the inbalance of kd/ht
liver
yin/qi rises and qi stagnates
lung
yin/qi descends
liver and lung ensure
a smooth flow
disharmony of liver
stagnation/rising
disharmony of lung
rebellion
triple burner
yang/smooth flow of qi
fluid metabolism in upper middle and lower burner
upper burner
lu/ht
middle burner
st/sp
lower burner
kd/ub(lv,li,si)
application of yin and yang to treatment
-tonify yin or yang when they are deficient(vacuous)
-eliminate(drain) yin or yang when they are excess(replete)
4 aspects of yi-yang relationships
1)The opposition of yin and yang(hot/cold)
2) The interdependence of yin and yang
3) The mutual consumption of yin and yang (bar graphs)
4)the intertransformation of yin and yang
4 main points of the interdependence of yin and yang
1) although opposite stages, yin-yang form a unity and are complimentary
2)yang contains the seed of yin and vice versa
3)nothing is totally yin or yang
4)yang changes into yin and vice versa
what are the 4 white poisons
sugar, white flour products, salt, milk dairy products
2 functions of blood
-nourish body(body hair, sinews, bones and chanells, organs eyes and tendons)
-hair growth
4 statements regarding qi and blood relationship
-qi generates blood
-qi moves blood
-qi holds blood
-blood nourishes qi
3 aspects of blood
-governed by heart
-stored by liver
-managed by spleen
governed by heart
hearts function of pumping the blood throughout the entire body
stored by the liver
livers function of storing blood and maintaining patency of blood flow.(preventing stasis)
managed by the spleen
the containing power of the spleen is responsible for preventing the blood from spilling out of the vessels(hemorrhage)
3 disorders of blood
blood depletion
blood stasis
blood heat
what are 6 functions of qi?
transforming, transporting, holding, raising, protecting, warming
what are the 4 pathologies of qi?
qi deficiency, qi sinking, qi stagnation, rebellious qi
what are 3 types of essence?
pre-heaven(pre-natal) essence
post-heaven(post-natal) essence
kidney essence
pre-natal(pre-heaven)
stored in kidneys, inherited by parents, growth and development,used during life. supplement a healthy lifestyle
post-heaven(post-natal)
anything you put back into your body from the time you were born on food/air
kidney essence
1)growth reproduction, and development
2)basis of kidney- qi
3) produces marrow
4) basis of constitutional strength
what are the 4 vital substances?
qi
blood
essence (jing)
body fluids
list some causes of blood depletion
diminished blood production, profuse hemorrhage
list some causes of blood stasis
qi stagnation or depletion, blood cold, blood heat, impact trauma
list some causes of blood heat
heat toxin entering the blood
characteristics of blood depletion
dizziness, palpitations, lusterless or withered, yellow, drawn complexion, colorless lips and tounge, fine pulse, insomnia, flowery vision, hypertonicity, dry skin, dry lifeless hair
charecteristics of blood stasis
dark, dull complexion, cyan-purple lips and tounge, stasis macules on tounge margins, thin or rough pulse.
secondary symptoms:recurrent bleeding of purple-black or clotted blood, local hematoma(impact trauma stasis macules), essence-spirit disturbances
charecteristics of blood heat
frenetic blood movement, hemorrhage( with bright red blood), maculopapular eruptions.
secondary symptoms: restlessness, crimson tounge, rapid pulse, delirium, coma
5 disharmonys of essence are
sexual disfunction, infertility, premature aging, congenital defects, improper maturation