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Feeling of distension/bloating of hypochondrium, chest, epigastrium, abdomen, "feeling wound-up", feeling of lump in the throat, sighing, melancholy, depression, moodiness, fluctuating mental state, irreg periods, premenstrual tension/irritability, breast distension

T: Normal or sl red sides (tongue body not purple)

P: Wiry

LV Qi Stagnation

2

Feeling of distension/bloating of hypochondrium, chest, epigastrium, abdomen, irritability, feeling of heat, red face, sl thirst, sl feeling of oppression of chest, feeling of lump in the throat, melancholy, depression, moodiness, propensity to angry outbursts, heavy/irreg periods, premenstrual tension/breast distension

T: Red on sides

P: Wiry (esp L-side) + sl rapid

Stagnant LV Qi Turning into Heat

3

Belching, hiccups, irritability, sighing, "churning feeling in ST", nervousness, hypochondriac/epigastric/breast distension

T: Normal color; if severe, red

P: Wiry (esp LV + ST positions)

Rebellious LV Qi

4

Temporal HA, red face + eyes, irritability, propensity to angry outbursts, dizziness, tinnitus, deafness, thirst, bitter taste, DDS, epistaxis, hematemesis, hemoptysis, constipation w/ dry stools, dark-yellow urine

T: Red w/ redder sides + dry, yellow coat

P: Full-wiry-rapid

LV Fire Blazing

5

Feeling of fullness of hypochondrium, abdomen or hypogastrium, feeling of heaviness in the body, bitter/sticky taste, nausea, poor appetite, mid-cycle bleeding/pain, yellow vaginal d/c, vaginal itching, vulvar eczema/sores, genital papular/vesicular skin rash + itch, pain-reddness, swelling of scrotum, urinary difficulty, dysuria, burning on urination, dark urine

T: Red w/ redder sides, sticky yellow coat

P: Slippery-wiry-rapid

Damp Heat in the LV

6

Fullness + distension (pain) of hypogastrium, pain refers down to scrotum and up to hypochondrium, pain alleviated by warmth, cold hands + feet, feeling of cold, vertex HA, vomiting of clear watery fluids or dry vomiting, shrinking of vagina, staining of testis or contraction of scrotum

T: Pale and wet w/ white coat

P: Wiry-deep-slow

Stagnation of Cold in LV Channel

7

Stabbing pain, hypochondrial or abdominal pain, dark + clotted menstrual blood, painful/irreg periods, infertility, masses in abdomen, purple nails/lips, purple or dark complexion, purple petechiae, vomiting of blood, epistaxis, severe condition-->dry skin

T: Purple esp/only on sides

P: Wiry or firm

LV Blood Stasis

8

Blurred vision, eye floaters, diminished night vision, dull-pale complexion (no lustre), pale lips, withered + brittle nails, dry hair + skin, scanty menstruation/ammenorrhea, dizziness, insomnia, depression, feeling of aimlessness, numbness/tingling of limbs, muscular weakness, cramps

T: Pale, esp on sides, thin + sl dry (if extreme: orange-sides)

P: Choppy or fine

LV Blood Def.

9

Dry eyes, blurred vision, eye floaters, diminished night vision, dull-pale complexion w/out lustre, red cheekbones, withered + brittle nails, very dry hair + skin, dizziness, scanty menstruation or amenorrhea, insomnia, depression, feeling of aimlessness, numbing/tingling of the limbs, muscular weakness, cramps

T: Normal color w/ no coat or w/ rootless coat

P: Floating-empty

LV Yin Def

10

Dry eyes, blurred vision, eye floaters, diminished night vision, dull-pale complexion w/out lustre, red cheekbones, withered + brittle nails, very dry hair + skin, dizziness, scanty menstruation or amenorrhea, insomnia, depression, feeling of aimlessness, numbing/tingling of the limbs, muscular weakness, cramps, malar flush, anxiety (mental restlessness), feeling of heat in the evening, night sweats, 5-palm heat, thirst w/ desire to drink in small sips, heavy menstrual bleeding

T: Red w/ no coat

P: Floating-empty + sl. rapid

LV Yin Def with Empty Heat

11

Throbbing HA on temples/eyes/lateral side of the head, stiff neck, irritability, feeling worked-up, propensity to outbursts of anger, dizziness, tinnitus/deafness, blurred vision, dry mouth/throat, insomnia

T: Varies. Sl red on sides, no coat
Pale, normal or sl red sides

P: Wiry (wiry-fine or wiry on one side)

LV Yang Rising

12

Tremor, facial tic, numbness/tingling of limbs, severe dizziness, tinnitus, blurred vision, poor memory, HA, HTN, dry throat and/or eyes

T: Normal color, no coat

P: Wiry-fine

LV Yang Rising (LV-Yin Def), Generating Wind

13

Tremor, facial tic, numbness/tingling of limbs, severe dizziness, tinnitus, blurred vision, poor memory, HA, HTN, dry throat and/or eyes, backache, night sweats, scanty urination

T: Normal color, no coat

P: Wiry-fine

LV Yang Rising (LV/KD-Yin Def), Generating Wind

14

Tremor, numbness/tingling of limbs, dizziness, tinnitus, blurred vision, poor memory, HA, HTN, dry throat, insomnia

T: Pale + thin

P: Wiry-fine

LV Yang Rising (LV Blood Def) Generating Wind

15

Fine tremor, facial tic, numbness/tingling of the limbs, dizziness, insomnia, poor memory, scanty periods

T: Pale and thin

P: Wiry-fine

LV Blood Def Generating Wind

16

Tremor, irritability, propensity to outbursts of anger, DDS, dizziness, tinnitus/deafness (sudden), temporal HA, red face + eyes, thirst, bitter taste, epistaxis, hematemesis, hemoptysis, constipation w/ dry stools, dark-yellow urine

T: Red w/ redder sides + dry-yellow coat

P: Wiry-rapid

Liver Fire Generating Wind

17

High temperature, convulsions, tremor of limbs, rigidity of neck, opisthonos, coma (if severe)

T: Deep-red, stiff, dry yellow coat

P: Wiry-rapid

Extreme Heat Generating Wind

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