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Etiology

Frightened/angered
Weak Yuan Qi
Excessive anger
Profuse Bleeding

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Syndromes

Qi Syncope - Excess --> Reverse Flow of Qi
- Deficiency ---> Sinking of clear yang

Blood Syncope - Excess ---> Stasis of blood in the head
- Deficiency --> Blood Depletion

Phlegm Syncope - Phlegm misting the clear orfice

Food Syncope - Food stagnation blocking the movement of Qi

Summer Heat Syncope- Invasion of heart by summer heat

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Chief Pathology

Derangement of Qi and Blood = Qi and Blood Syncope

Disruption of linkage of yin and yang = Phlegm/Food/Summer Heat
Syncope

*History Important: Triggers, Prior attacks, stress factor/type etc.

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Differentiation: SHI vs xu

EXCESS vs. Deficiency

Loud/rough breath Low Voice
Closed mouth Open mouth/palms
T:Red yellow coat Pale Complexion
Easily Excitable P:Thin weak

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Treatment

DU 26
Jingwells
Pc 6
St 36

Use these points to promote resucitation then treat pattern via POT

Auricular: Heart, subcortex, shenmen, brain, sympathetic, Bp point,
thyroid, endocrine

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Extra Pattern

Sexual Pattern - Profuse sweating, weak respiration, thin weak pulse, pale tongue

Ren 4/8
Du 20
Save Yuan Qi with moxa

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Sudden fainting, loss of consciousness, fever, chest tightness, dry lips, profuse sweating, dizziness, vertigo, headache or convulsion

Summer Heat Syncope - Invasion of heart by summer heat

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Sudden fainting, loss of consciousness, pale complexion, pale lips, trembling of limbs, sweating with cold extremities

Blood Syncope - Blood Depletion

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Sudden fainting, loss of consciousness, rough and loud breathing, clenched jaw with tight fist, cold extremities, dizziness, headache

Qi Syncope- Reverse Flow of Qi

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Sudden fainting, loss of consciousness, red face with purple lips, redness of eyes, epistaxis

Blood Syncope - Stasis of blood in the head

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Sudden fainting, loss of consciousness, gurgling sound in throat, vomiting with phlegm and bubbles, chest tightness, rough and loud breathing, vertigo, nausea

Phlegm Syncope - Phlegm misting the clear orfice

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Sudden loss of consciousness after meals, abdominal distention, belching with rancid odour, acid regurgitation, constipation or diarrhea

Food Syncope - Food Stagnation blocking the movement of Qi

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Dizziness, vertigo, loss of consciousness, feeble breathing, sweating, cold extremities, pale complexion

Qi Syncope - Sinking of Clear Yang

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Reverse Flow of Qi POT

Regulate Qi to Open the Stagnation

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Sinking of Clear Yang POT

Tonify Qi
Warm Yang to promote resuscitation

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Stasis of Blood in Head POT

Regulate Qi
Activate Blood to remove blood stasis

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Blood Depletion POT

Tonify Qi and Blood to promote resucitation

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Phlegm Misting the Clear Orfice POT

Regulate Qi
Transform Phlegm to open orfices

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Food Stagnation Blocking the Movement of Qi POT

Eliminate food retention
Remove stagnancy

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Invasion of Heart by Summer Heat POT

Eliminate Summer Heat to benefit Qi and Yin
Clear heart to open orfices

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Reverse Flow of Qi T and P

T: Red tongue with yellow coating
P: Hidden or deep wiry

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Reverse Flow of Qi Points

Du 26
Li 4
Liv 3

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Fainting Basic Points

Du 26
Pc 6/9
St 36

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Sinking of Clear Yang T and P

T: Pale
P: Faint and Weak

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Sinking of Clear Yang Points

Pc 6
Ren 6

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Blood Stasis of the Head T and P

T: Purple
P: Wiry and strong

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Stasis of Blood in the Head Points

Li 4
Pc 8
Liv 2
K 1

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Blood Depletion T and P

T: Pale
P: Hollow or thready and weak

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Blood Depletion Points

Li 4
Sp 6
Ub 17

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Phlegm Misting the Clear Orfice T and P

T: White and greasy coat
P: Slippery

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Phlegm Misting the Clear Orfice Points

Lu 11
Pc 6
St 40
Ren 22

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Food Stagnation blocking the Movement of Qi T and P

T: Thick, greasy coating
P: Slippery

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Food Stagnation blocking the Movement of Qi Points

Ren 12
Pc 6
St 36

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Invasion of Heart by Summer Heat T and P

T: Red
P: Thready rapid

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Invasion of Heart by Summer Heat Points

Mild: Du 14
Li 4/11
Liv 3

Severe: Du 20/26
Shixuan
Pc 3
UB 40