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western types:

1) tension
2) vascular (migraine)
3) cluster

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etiology:

1) EPF (W-C-D-H)--->exogenous
2) stress--->LIV Qi stg--->LIV fire
3) constitution--->KID xu--->fail nourish brain/clear yang fail ascend
4) diet/overstrain--->PH-damp--->block clear yang
5) injury \ blood stg- block collaterals in head
6) chronic disease/ \deprive nutrients from brain

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patterns:

1) W-C
2) W-H
3) W-D
4) turbid phlegm
5) blood stg
6) LIV yang raising
7) KID xu
8) yin/blood xu

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differentiation:

1) EXO VS ENDO:
severe-acute mild-chronic
throbbing lingering
burning dull
distending hollow
contractile dizziness
aggravated by wind aggravated by overwork

2) SHI/XU
3) location (meridian involved)

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which meridians involved:

(all yang)
1) taiyang (back of head)
2) shaoyang (sides)
3) yangming (frontal)

4) jueyin (vertex)
5) KID (deep in the brain)

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cloudy, vertigo, fullness in chest and epigastrium, vomit with phlegm

turbid phlegm

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turbid phlegm T/P

T= white and sticky
P= slippery, wiry

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heavy sensation, listlessness, fatigue, heaviness of limbs, poor appetite, chest tightness, dysuria, loose stool

W-D

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W-D T/P

T= white and sticky
P= soft

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distending, severe, fever, aversion to wind, red face and eyes, thirst, constipation, scanty yellow urine

W-H

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W-H T/P

T= red tip, thin yellow coat
P= floating, rapid

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dizziness, blurred vision, restlessness, irritability, insomnia, hypochondriac pain, red face, bitter taste in mouth

LV yang raising

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LV yang raising T/P

T= red, thin yellow coat

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lingering, dizziness, aggravated by overwork, tinnitus, 5 palm heat, restlessness, insomnia, dream-sleep, fatigue, palpitations, pale complexion

yin/blood xu

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yin/blood xu T/P

T=pale, thin white coat
P= deep, thready

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intermittent, occipital/nape, aggravated by wind, aversion to cold, mild fever, no thirst

W-C

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W-C T/P

T= thin white coat
P= floating

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hollow, dizziness, sore/weak lumbar/knees, listlessness, fatigue, nocturnal emission, excessive leuchorrhea, tinnitus, insomnia

KID xu

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KID xu T/P

T= red, little coat
P= thready, weak

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chronic, stabbing, fixed, history of injury, local swollen bruise

blood stg

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blood stg T/P

T= purple, thin white coat
P= thready, choppy

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ST-36, PC-6, UB-15/20

yin/blood xu

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DU-20, LIV-3

LIV yang raising

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SP-10, UB-17

blood stg

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DU-14, LI-4

W-H

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SJ-5, taiyang

W-C

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SJ-5, ST-36

W-D

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RN-12, ST-36, PC-6

turbid phlegm

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K-3, UB-23

KID xu

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frontal headache points:

yintang, GB-14, ST-41, DU-23, UB-2

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temple headache points

taiyang, GB-4/8/41, SJ-5/20

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occipital headache points

taiyang, UB-9/10/62/65, SI-3

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vertex headache points:

DU-20, sishencong

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ALT remedies:

1) moxa
2) auricular (occipital, forehead, temple, brain, shenmen, sub cortex, LIV, SP, KID)
3) bleed ear
4) plumblossom (taiyang, yintang, ashi), squeeze blood (warn patient)= for severe/excess
5) magnet therapy (ST-8, taiyang, GB-20, anmian)
6) scalp acu (sensory line)
7) electro (20 min)
8) herbs

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education:

1) get check-up (sign for early disease= stroke/tumor)
2) High BP= avoid strong stim/electro
3) reg. exercise
4) reg. emotions
5) reg. diet (no greasy, fried)
6) avoid over strain (physical and mental and sexual)
7) avoid EPF
8) no smoking/alcohol
9) self-massage