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etiology:

1) emotions (LIV QI stg/PH-fire)
2) diet (SP= PH-fire/ QI/blood xu)
3) loss of blood (QI/blood xu)
4) overstrain (Qi/blood xu/KID jing xu)

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patterns:

1) LIV yang raising
2) Qi/blood xu
3) KID jing xu
4) retention of PH-D

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aggrevated by movement/overwork, pale/lusterless complexion, insomnia, fatigue, unwilling to speak, poor appetite

Qi/blood xu

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Qi/blood xu T/P

T= pale
P= thready, weak

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heavy sensation in head, unclear mind, chest tightness, nausea, vomit, poor appetite, drowsiness

Retention of PH-D

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retention of PH-D T/P

T= white and sticky coat
P= soft, moderate

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tinnitus, distending headache, aggrevated by anger, red face, irritability, dream-sleep, bitter taste

LIV yang raising

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LIV yang raising T/P

T= red, yellow coat
P= wiry, rapid, thready

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listlessness, insomnia, dream-sleep, poor memory, sore/weak lumbar, nocturnal emission, tinnitus

KID jing xu

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KID jing xu T/P

T= pale, red
P= thready

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DU-20, ST-36, SP-6, UB-15/20/21

QI/blood xu

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GB-20, LIV-3, GB-43, KID-3, SP-6

LIV yang raising

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DU-20/16, UB-23, GB-39, KID-3

KID jing xu

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ST-8, RN-12, LI-4, ST-40/41

Retention of PH-D

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2 types:

1) internal: you feel yourself spinning (subjective)
2) external: you feel your surrounding environment spinning (objective)

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Chinese name:

"Xuan Yun"

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western diseases:

fainting, high/low BP, hypoglycemia, anemia, neurosis, hysteria, athlerosclerosis

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organs involved:

LIV, SP, KID

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which is more internal: dizziness or headache?

dizziness= internal
headache= more external

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differentiation:

1) meridian: LIV= stg/fire/yin xu= LIV yang raising, distending headache, anger
SP= PH-damp, Qi/blood xu= poor appetite, nausea, pale complexion
KID= yin/jing xu= lumbar, knees, tinnitus

2) constitution: Qi xu with phlegm= overweight, pale complexion
yin/blood xu with fire= thin, dark complexion
3) SHI/XU

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ALT remedies:

1) auricular: KID, LIV, SP, shenmen, inner ear, brain, occipital
2) scalp acu: dizziness/hearing line, sensory line
3) plumblossom: spinal column, mastoid, SCM, PC-6, ST-36, SP-6
4) magnet therapy (3 groups: shenmen/HT, LIV yang/KID, low BP= alternate 3 groups)
5) moxa, moxa with ginger (DU-20) until tenderness goes away (St-36, RN-4, UB-23, yintang, ear)
6) herbs

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education:

1) reg. emotions
2) reg. exercise
3) reg. diet (less meat, greasy, fried)
4) quit smoking/alcohol
5) avoid overstrain/axcessive sex
6) monitor mental conditions during attack (prevent stroke)
7) monitor BP