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1

menopause definition

6-12 months necessary to establish a diagnosis. No Period for 12 months if bleeding after 12 mos of no period refer to Dr.

2

menopause etiology

1) decline of KD essence
2) Emotional Stress
3) Overwork, many childbirths closely spaced

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menopause pathology

KD yin xu
KD yang xu
KD yin and yang xu
KD and LV yin xu = LV yang rising
KD and HT not harmonized
Accumulation of phlegm, qi stagnation
Blood stasis

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KD Yin Xu Sx

Dizziness, tinnitus, malar flush, night sweats, hot flashes, 5 palm heat, sore back, dry mouth, dry hair, skin; itching, constipation
T: Red, no coating
P: Floating-empty, Fine-rapid, or Deep-weak in rear, overflowing in front positions

5

KD Yin Xu Points

LU 7 r, KD 6 l, KD 3, KD 10, CV 4, SP 6, HT 6 + KD 7, LI 4

6

KD Yang Xu Sx

Hot flashes, but cold hands and feet, night sweats in the early morning, pale face, depression, chilliness, backache, edema of ankles
T: Pale
P: Fine, Deep

7

KD Yang Xu points

BL 23, BL 52, KD 3, LU 7 r, KD 6 l, CV 4, CV 15, KD 7

8

KD Yin and Yang Xu Sx

Hot flashes but cold hands and feet, night sweating, frequent pale urination, flushed at neck when speaking, slightly agitated, chilliness, dry throat, dizziness, tinnitus, backache
T: Pale or red, depending on predominate def.
P: Floating-empty, Fine-rapid if Yin
Weak, deep if Yang

9

KD Yin and Yang Xu points

KD 3, LU 7, KD 6, CV 7, HT 6, CV 4, BL 23, BL 52, SP 6

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KD and LV yin xu w/LV yang rising sx

Irritability, dizziness, tinnitus, blurred vision, dry eyes, dry skin hot flashes, ache in joints, night sweating, sore back, headaches.
T: Red, no coating
P: Floating-empty, Wiry on left middle position

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KD and LV yin xu w/LV yang rising points

KD 3, LV 8, CV 4, LU 7, KD 6, LV 3, GV 24, GB 13, GB 20, PC 7

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KD and HT not harmonized sx

Hot flashes, palpitations, insomnia, night sweats, blurred vision, dizziness, tinnitus, anxiety, mental restlessness, backache, malar flush, feeling of heat in the evening, dry mouth and throat, poor memory, dry stools
T: Red body, no coat with a redder tip
P: Rapid-fine, or Floating-empty, or Weak-deep in rear positions, Overflowing in front positions

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KD and HT not harmonized points

LU 7 r, KD 6 l, KD 3, CV 4, SP 6, KD 13, HT 6+KD 7, HT 8, PC 7, CV 15, GV 24

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Accumulation of phlegm, qi stagnation sx

Obesity, a feeling of oppression of the chest, sputum in the chest, feeling of epigastric fullness, breast distention, irritability, depression. This pattern appears in premature menopause in young women; possible obstruction of lower Jiao
T: slight Red sides, sticky coating
P: Wiry

15

Accumulation of phlegm, qi stagnation points

CV 17, PC 6, LU 7, CV 6, CV 10, TW 6, ST 40, SP 6, SP 9, ST 28 CV 4,

16

Blood Stasis Sx

Hot flashes, mental restlessness, menopause preceded by a period when menses are very irregular stopping for a long time then starting again, dark-clotted blood, insomnia, hypertension, abdominal pain
T: Purple
P: Wiry or choppy

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Blood stasis points

SP 4 r, PC 6 l, KD 14, SP 10, BL 17,CV4, CV 6, LV 3, PC 7