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definition:

always want to sleep (day/night)
light sleepers

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which stage of the 6 stages?

shaoyin- cold transformation= somnolence

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explain in TCM terms

yang fails to come out of yin= too much yin

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chief pathology

excessive yin with yang xu

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organs involved:

SP/ST, HT, KID

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patterns:

1) Retention of PH-damp in SP
2) SP Qi (yang) XU
3) HT/KID xu (only seen in pallative patients)

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usually after prolonged illness/elderly, eating less, tired after eating, listlessness, no desire to speak, sweat easily, spontaneous sweat, cold limb

SP Qi XU

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SP Qi XU T/P

T= pale, puffy, with scallops
P=deep weak

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worse in rainy season or in damp place, accompanied by overweight, body heaviness, oppression in chest, poor appetite, nausea, phlegm in throat, even expectorating phlegm

Retention of phlegm-damp in SP

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retention of phlegm-damp in SP T/P

T= normal or puffy, white thick sticky coat
P= slippery, soft, slow

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DU-20, sishencong, yintang, ST-40, SP-9, SP-6, PC-6, yaoqi

Retention of phlegm-damp in SP

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DU-20, yintang, SP-9, ST-36, RN-4/6, UB-20/23

SP Qi (yang) XU

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alternative remedies:

moxa DU-20 (invigorates mind/spirit)= esp. for vegetable stage patient