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Flashcards in Constipation Deck (21):
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etiology of constipation

irregular diet
emotional stress
lack of exercise
overwork and childbirth
febrile dz

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organs involved in the pathology of constipation

st, LI, sp, Liv, ki

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patterns of constipation due to heat

1 heat in the stomach and large intestine
2heat in the liver
3acute large intestine and stomach fire

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patterns of constipation due to qi, yang, blood yin and cold

stagnation of liver qi
di def
yang def
blood def
yin def
spleen and kidney yang def with cold

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clinical manifestations of heat in the stomach and large intestine

dry stool
infrequent bowel movement
thirst
scanty dark urine
red face
feeling of heat
abd. pn
dry mouth and foul breath
t-red with yellow coat
p- rapid and slippery

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tx principle of heat in the ST and LI

clear heat, drain fire, moisten intestines

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clinical manifestations of heat in the liver

dry stool
infrequent bowel movement
thirst
bitter taste
dark urine
headache
irritability
red face
blood shot eyesT- red, dry yellow caot
p- wiry rapid

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tx principle for heat in the liver

drain liver fire, moisten intestines

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acute large intestine and stomach fire

constipation
dry stool
abd pn and fullness
red dace
thirst
dry mouth
profuse sweating
feeling of heat
high fever
T-red with thick dry yellow coat
P- deep full rapid

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tx principle for acute lg intestine st fire

drain fire, move downwards

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stagnation of liver qi

constipation with dry stool shaped like pebblesbut not dry
desire to move bowels but difficulty doing so
belching
abd. distension
irritability
T- normal maybe red on sides
P-wirdy

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tx principle for stagnation of lv qi

pacidy liver, regulate qi, make qi descend, eliminate stagnation

13

qi deficiency

desire to move bowel but difficulty doing so. great effort opening bowels
feeling exhausted afterwards, thin and long stool that are not dry
pale complexion
fiatigue
t- pale
p- empty

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treatment principle

tonfy qi and moisten intestines

15

yang deficiency

diccifulty defacating, exhaustion and swweating after defacation, stools not dry, sore back and knees, feeling cold, frequen t pales urination
t- pale and wet
p- deep and weak

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tx principle

tonify kidneys, warm lower burner and mositen intestines

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blood deficinecy

dry stool, diccifulty defacating, dull plae complexion, dizziness, numbness in limbs, blurred vision,
t- pale or normal
p- choppy

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yin deficinecy

dry stool, desire to sip water. dry mouth and throat, edsp evening
sore back and knees,
dizziness and tinnitus
night sweats
t- no coat and cracks
p- floating and empty

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tx principle of yin def

nourish yin, tonify the kidneys and mosten the intestines

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sp and ki yang def with cold

difficulty defacating
stools not dry
no bwel movement for several days
crampy abdominal pn
pale urine
pale face
cold limbs
t- pale and wet thick coat
p- deep slow full tight

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tx principle of sp and ki yang def with cold

warm the yang, scatter cold, promote bowel movement