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Tiredness in mornings, weak limbs, uncomfortable feeling in epigastrium, lack of appetite, lack of sensation, loose stools

T: Pale

P: Weak/empty esp on R-mid/Guan (ST) position

ST Qi Def

2

Tiredness, cold + weak limbs, pale complexion, discomfort or dull pain in epigastrium, feels better after eating and with pressure/massage, no appetite, lack of thirst, vomiting of clear fluids, prefers warm drinks/food

T: Pale and wet

P: Deep-weak-slow, esp R-mid pos.

ST Def and Cold

3

Dull or sl burning epigastric pain, dry mouth and throat (esp in afternoons), desire to drink in small sips, no appetite or sl hunger w/ no desire to eat, sl feeling of fullness after eating, constipation (dry stools)

T: Normal tongue color, no or rootless coat in center

P: Floating-empty on R-mid position

ST Yin Def

4

Epigastric pain + distension, irritability, belching, N/V, hiccup

T: No sx, if severe, red on sides

P: Wiry on R-mid postion

ST Qi Stag

5

Nausea, belching, hiccup, vomiting, difficulty swallowing

T: No changes

P: Tight or wiry on R-mid position

ST Qi Rebels Upwards

6

Epigastric fullness, pain + distension relieved by vomiting, sour regurgitation/vomiting, nausea, poor appetite, belching, foul breath, loose stools or constipation, insomnia

T: Thick coat (white or yellow)

P: Full-slippery

Food Retention in the ST

7

Nausea, feeling of epigastric fullness + pain, feeling of heaviness, sticky taste, thirst w/out desire to drink, facial pain, dull-yellow complexion, blocked nose or thick sticky yellow nasal discharge, feeling of heat

T: Red w/ sticky yellow coat

P: Slippery-rapid

Damp Heat in ST

8

Burning pain sensation in epigastrium, intense thirst w/ desire to drink cold liquids, mental restlessness, feeling of heat, bleeding gums, mouth ulcers, dry mouth, foul breath, sour regurgitation, excessive hunger, nausea, vomiting after eating, dry stools

T: Red center w/ thick yellow or dry yellow/dark or yellow/black coat

P: Rapid-slippery-overflowing

ST Fire (Phlegm Fire)

9

Burning pain sensation in epigastrium, intense thirst w/ desire to drink cold liquids, mental restlessness, feeling of heat, bleeding gums, mouth ulcers, dry mouth, foul breath, sour regurgitation, excessive hunger, nausea, vomiting after eating, dry stools, feeling of oppression in chest + epigastrium, mucus in stools, expectoration of phlegm, mental derangement

T: Red w/ sticky yellow coat

P: Rapid-slippery-overflowing

ST Phlegm Fire

10

Sudden, severe pain in epigastrium, feeling of cold, cold limbs, prefers warmth + warm liquids, nausea, vomiting clear liquids (may alleviate pain), feels worse after swallowing cold fluids (results in quick vomiting)

T: Thick, white coat

P: Deep-tight-slow

Cold Invades ST

11

Severe, stabbing epigastric pain (maybe worse at night), dislike pressure, N/V, possible vomiting of dark blood or food (coffee grounds)

T: Purple

P: Wiry

Blood Stasis in ST

12

Dull or sl burning epigastric pain, dry mouth and throat (esp in afternoons), desire to drink in small sips, no appetite or sl hunger w/ no desire to eat, sl feeling of fullness after eating, constipation (dry stools), thirst w/ desire to drink in small sips, feeling of hunger, night sweats, 5-palm heat, bleeding gums, feeling of heat in the evening

T: Red w/out coat in center

P: Floating-empty on R-mid position and sl rapid

ST Yin Def Heat

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