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Cold Syndromes

Wind Cold
Wind Heat
Summer-Heat with Damp

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Wind Cold Symptoms

Severe chills, mild fever, no sweating or mild sweating, headache, general aching or soreness of limbs, nasal obstruction, sneezing, clear nasal discharge, itchy throat, coughing up thin white sputum, no thirst or with slight thirst

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Wind Cold Tongue and Pulse

T: Normal,Thin, white coat
P: Superficial, tense or soft

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Wind Cold POT

Relieve exterior with acrid warm herbs

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Wind Cold Points

GV 16
UB 12
GB 20
LU 7
LI 4

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Wind Heat Symptoms

Severe fever, mild chills, sweating, distending or pounding headache, nasal obstruction, white or yellow sticky nasal discharge, congested and sore throat, coughing up yellow or white sticky sputum, thirst or mild thirst

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Wind Heat Tongue and Pulse

T: red tip, thin white, dry or thin yellow coat
P: Superficial rapid

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Wind Heat POT

Relieve the exterior with acrid cool herbs

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Wind Heat Points

GV 14
LI 11
SJ 5
LI 4
LU 10
LU 11

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Summer-Heat with Damp Symptoms

Mild chills, fever, mild sweating, heavy sensation in head or whole body, cough with sticky sputum, dizziness, irritability, stuffiness in chest, poor appetite, no thirst, abdominal distension and pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea with foul smelling stools

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Summer-Heat with Damp Tongue and Pulse

T: red tip, thin or thick yellow sticky coat
P: superficial rapid, slippery or soft

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Summer-Heat with Damp POT

Clear summer heat
Remove damp to relieve the exterior

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Summer-Heat with Damp Points

GV 14
LI 4
SJ 5
ST 36
SP 9
CV 12

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Cold Etiology

EPF Invasion ---> HEAT- Summer Heat -->Skin:
Abnormal
functioning of pores
Mouth/nose: Impair lungs dispersing and descending

COLD- Damp ---> Spleen: abnormal transportation/
transportation
Stomach: Adverse ascending of ST Qi

Cold creates deficiency constitution: Qi Deficiency
Yang Def
Blood Def
Yin Def

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Cold Definition

Contagious virus of the upper respiratory tract

Upper: nose, mouth, throat
Lower: lungs

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Cold Main Symptoms

Runny nose
Nasal congestion
Sneezing
Headache
Fever
Sore throat
Chills
Cough
Body aching/malaise

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Cold Bacterial infection signs and symptoms

Yellow/green sputum
Sore throat
Swollen glands

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Common EPFS of common cold

Wind
Cold
Heat

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Explain cold symptoms in TCM terms:
(fever, chills, body aches, nausea/vomit/diarrhea)

Fever: xie Qi and Wei Qi fighting
Chills/aversion to cold: EPF invasion blocking Wei
Body aching: EPF blocking taiyang channel
Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea: invasion of damp in spleen and stomach

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COLD POT

Expel EPF or xie Qi to relieve the exterior


Wind cold: Acrid warm----> ginger, warm, spicy
Wind Heat: Acrid cold----> mint

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Common Cold Pattern Differentiation: (w-c VS w-h)

Wind cold vs. Wind heat


Look at : chills, fever, sweating, throat, tongue and
pulse

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Aversion to cold vs Intolerance to cold

Aversion to cold: Pores blocked so Wei Qi can't move and cold won't go away no matter how much you try and warm up ( Ext. Pattern)

Intolerance Cold: Yang Deficiency (Interior), sit by fire and warm up

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Cold Points?

* Don't tonify a cold!

Cold: SJ 5 ( release the exterior)
GB 31
GB 20
UB 12/13
LI 20
DU 14
LI 4
LU 7
Moxa

Heat: DU 14
LI 11
LU 11 ( sore throat)
LI 1
LI 4
LU 10 ( yingspring)
Bleeding

Dampness: ST 36
SP 9
Ren 12

Neck pain--> UB 12/13 follow with cupping


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Cold Education

1) Rest
2) Increase fluid intake
3) Eat fresh food (easy to digest, no meat)
4) Vit C
5) Herbal tea
6) Keep warm
7) Dress appropriately to the weather conditions
8) Stay active/exercise - good for Zheng Qi
9) boil vinegar

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Cold Prevention

-Stay warm
-Stay away from sick people
-Boil vinegar
-Acupressure to LI 4(tword bone), GB 20, LI 20
-Rub hands together and wash over face with hands
-Rub ears
-Put piece of tissue in nose to cause sneezing and it brings all the Wei Qi to the surface and prevent a cold but if there's a fever don't do it
-Take herbal: Guan Zhong 10G
Zi Su 10G
Jin Jie 10 G
Gan Cao 3G
-Dampness in summer: Huo Xiang 5G
Pei Lai 5 G
Bo He 3G

* more common to get sick when temperatures quickly rise and fall

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Alternative Cold tx?

Auricular: nose, throat, sanjiao, ear apex
Ear seeds
Gua sha Du and UB meridian
Cupping: start at DU 14 to Du 9 and go up and down 7 times till the area turns red and them leave cups on Du 14 for 5 minutes. If severe you also aid UB meridian

Heat- bleed cupping Du 14

* Get consent before doing cupping and gua sha

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Cold chief pathology?

dysfunction of wei Qi (pores)

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COLD VS FLU

cold= mild fever, individual, wei level (surface), cold disease

flu= severe fever, epidemic, moves interior, warm disease

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Cold basic points?

LI-4, GB-20, UB-12/13 (expell wind)

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W-C herbs (cold)?

1) Ma huang tang
2) Gui zhi tang

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w-h herbs (cold)?

1) yin qiao san
2) sang ju yin

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S-H with dampness herbs (cold)?

1) Xin jia xiang ru yin

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What is the Chinese name for common cold?

Gan Mao

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Severe fever, mild chills, sweating, distending or pounding headache, nasal obstruction, white or yellow sticky nasal discharge, congested and sore throat, coughing up yellow or white sticky sputum, thirst or mild thirst

Wind Heat Syndrome

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Severe chills, mild fever, no sweating or mild sweating, headache, general aching or soreness of limbs, nasal obstruction, sneezing, clear nasal discharge, itchy throat, coughing up thin white sputum, no thirst or with slight thirst

Wind Cold Syndrome

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Mild chills, fever, mild sweating, heavy sensation in head or whole body, cough with sticky sputum, dizziness, irritability, stuffiness in chest, poor appetite, no thirst, abdominal distension and pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea with foul smelling stools

Summer Heat with Damp Syndrome

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Differentiate common cold, COLD disease VS Warm disease:

Cold Disease Vs. Warm Disease

Chills no fever High fever
Pulse better* Pulse stays rapid*
Responds well to TX Fever changes but
comes back
Stays in Wei level Quickly goes from Wei
level to Qi level to blood