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definition:

slow progressive, degenerative neurologic disorder,
***slow impoverished movement: muscle rigidity, resting tremor, postural instability
80% neurons damaged
seen with "pill-rolling" action
can combine with dementia and depression
*more common in men

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patterns:

1) LIV/KID xu
2) Qi/blood XU
3) Retention PH/D
4) Qi/blood stg

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head, lower jaw, hand and foot shaking, especially at rest and at night, ionhibited bending and stretching, fixed pain and numbness in the body and or limbs, irritability

Qi and blood Stg

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Qi and blood stg T/P

T- purplish, dark, purple spots
P- thready, wiry, choppy

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Qi and blood stg points

LIV-3, LI-4, GB-34, SP-6

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spasms, contractures of the extremities, trembling of limbs and stiffness of the back and neck, difficulty moving, pale complexion, fatigue, lassitdue of spirit, lack of strength, fear of cold, disinclination to speak, spontaneous sweats, dizziness, loose stools, possible

Qi and blood xu

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Qi and blood xu T/P

T- puffy, pale with thin coat
P-deep, thready

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Qi and blood xu points

UB-17/20, ST-36

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muscular stiffness, hand and foot or lower jaw trembling/aching/pain, numbness of the four limbs, worse after rest and better with movement, instability walking, blurred vision, spiritless eyes, dark circles under eyes, low back pain, tinnitus, possible difficulty swallowing, constipation

LIV/KID xu

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LIV/KID xu T/P

T- red quivering, little coat
P- thready, wiry, rapid

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LIV/KID xu points

K-3, SP-6, LIV-3, LI-4

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inhibited movement of the hands and feet or restless shaking, heavy-headedness, chills, cold limbs, poor appetite, gas, bloating, loose stools

Retention of PH and D

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Retention of PH and D T/P

T- puffy and pale, white greasy coat
P- wiry, slippery

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Retention of PH and D points

RN-12, ST-40, GB-20

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POT

tonify LIV/KID
extinguish wind to stop tremor

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basic points

DU-20, sishencong, DU-16, GB-20/34, LI-4/LIV-3, K-3, SP-6, yintang, HT-3, SI-3, LI-3

bleed DU-14 (1/week)

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ALT remedies:

1) scalp (motor, trauma, leg motor sensory, hearing, dizziness)
2) auricular (subcortex, brain, shenmen, occipital, neck, elbow, wrist)
3) electro (GB-19+ DU-20/21, GB-18/5/9, UB-7) low. freq. 20 min
4) herbs

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EDU

1) reg. exercise
2) deep breathing
3) prevent injury/complications
4) reg. diet (low protein, VIT C, B-6)
5) Prevent UTI, skin breakdown

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****

requires long term tx (3 month min.)

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Chinese names:

Chan Zheng
Zhen DIao
Zhen Chan

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Excess Urine

UB 52

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Dizzy

Du 20
GB 20

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Drooling

Ren 22/23
St 40

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Dull eyes

Sishencong

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Severe Tremor

Hrt 3
SI 3
LI 3
Du 14
GB 20

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Dry Mouth

Ren 23

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Numb tongue

Ren 24

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Stiff Neck

UB 10

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Oily Skin

St 44
LI 11

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Bloating

Ren 12
St 21

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2 Dopamine areas of the brain

Substantia Nigra

Locus Coruleus

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Numb 4 limbs

SJ 5
UB 57

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Rigidity

GB 34
Du 14
Sp 21
Liv 14

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3 Groups of Points

1: Rx to extinguish wind to stop tremor - usually head points

Sishencong
Du 20
GB 13/20
4 Gates

2. Based on pattern - mostly back shu or Jiaji's
(Tonify Zheng Qi to tx Root)

3. Based on Symptom tx to target side effects of meds
(nausea, vomiting, insomnia)