Introduction to Diagnosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine by Hong-Zhou Wu; Zhao-Qin Fang; Pan-Ji Cheng PDF


By Hong-Zhou Wu; Zhao-Qin Fang; Pan-Ji Cheng

The twenty first century is the beginning of an period the place individuals are commencing to examine healthiness and remedy from a unique standpoint. realizing the normal trend of scientific therapy on my own has ceased to satisfy the ever-growing calls for of social improvement, and for that reason, the fashion of exploiting usual remedies has steadily emerged. along with turning to chinese language medication as an choice for remedy, more and more, the rules and practices utilized in this box were garnering extra curiosity. this is often precisely the it is because this ebook is compiled. it really is our wish that the contents will be of he

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Palpation Palpating the skin can investigate cold, heat, dry, moistening or edema of the skin surface. Palpating the hands and feet can investigate the cold or heat of the body. Palpating the chest can investigate the strength of precordial qi. Pressing the abdomen can investigate cold, heat, pain, distension, masses, lumps or intestinal parasites. Pressing specific acupuncture points can investigate the presence of nodules, sensitive reactions or tenderness, and thus provide understanding of the disorders of relevant zang–fu organs and meridians.

Fast hunger with an increased appetite: Fast hunger even with an increased appetite is often caused by hyperactivity of stomach fire. Food preferences: Food preferences can be seen in special folk customs, pregnancy or intestinal parasites. A sudden increased appetite in a critical condition: This can be a fatal sign of depletion of stomach qi. Taste: Tastes Tastelessness (bland) Sweet taste with a greasy sticky sensation Sour taste or acid reflux Sour fetid taste Bitter taste Salty taste Indications Spleen deficiency or dampness affecting the spleen and stomach Indigestion or dampness affecting the spleen and stomach Disharmony between the liver and the stomach Indigestion Heat syndrome Kidney problems Inquiry regarding sleep Insomnia Insomnia (also known as sleeplessness) can manifest as difficulty in falling asleep, waking up frequently during the night, interrupted sleep, sleeplessness throughout the night and dream(nightmare)-disturbed sleep.

Indd 49 5/31/2013 10:39:08 AM b1547 Introduction to Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine 50 b1547_Ch-03 31 May 2013 10:41 AM Introduction to Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine Interior Syndrome Overview An interior syndrome occurs as a result of three conditions: external pathogens entering the interior; external pathogens directly attacking the zang–fu organs; and emotions, an improper diet or overexertion impairing the zang–fu organs. Clinical manifestations Unlike the exterior syndrome, there are no typical signs and symptoms for an interior syndrome due to complicated causative factors and extensive locations.

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