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What is the chinese name for sweating

Han

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What are the 2 types

Zi-spontaneous= Qi xu
Dao-night time= yin xu

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Etiology

1) xu constitution/illness---> LU Qi xu
2) Wei xu=wind invasion---> disharmony b/w ying+ wei
3) overthink (HT/SP)---> Ht blood xu
4) overstress---> LIV Qi stg---> xu fire flares up
5) diet (greasy/alcohol)---> D-H---> Shi fire flares up

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differentiation

spontaneous VS night
*original/essential sweat VS secondary symptom
1) yin/yang
2) SHI/XU

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Patterns

1) LU Qi xu
2) disharmony ying/wei
3) HT blood xu
4) Yin xu with fire
5) Shi fire flares up

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POT

1) XU: tonify Qi/yin/blood
2) harmonize ying+ wei
3) SHI: clear liver fire/heat/damp
*mixed combine 1/3

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Herbs

1) Wu wei zi
2) Mu li
3) Ma huang gen

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Basic points

LI-4, LU-10, K-7, Ht-6, SI-3, UB-13

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sweating, aversion to wind, fever, general body aches

Disharmony between ying and wei

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disharmony ying/wei T/P

T- white coat
P- moderate

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palpitations, insomnia, fatigue, listlessness, SOB, pale complexion

Ht blood xu

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Ht blood xu T/P

T-pale
P-thready

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aversion to wind, worse after activity, vulnerable to colds, pale complexion, SOB

Lung Qi xu

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Lung Qi xu T/P

T-pale, thin coat
P-thready, weak

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red hot face, restlessness, bitter taste, thirsty, constipation, scanty urine

excessive fire flares up

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excessive fire flares up T/P

T-red, yellow greasy coat
P- wiry, rapid, slippery

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restlessness, malar flush, afternoon fever, thirsty

Yin xu with fire

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Yin xu with fire T/P

T- red little coat
P- thready, rapid

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Lung Qi xu points

LU-1, UB-13, UB-43

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disharmony between ying and wei points

LU-7, GB-20, DU-16

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HT blood xu points

Sp-6, Sp-10, UB-15

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Yin xu with fire points

K-1, K-6, K-7, PC-5

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Excessive fire flares up points

DU-14, LI-11, LI-4, SP-9, ST-44

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education

1) reg. exercise
2) reg. emotions
3) reg. diet (no alcohol/spicy)
4) rest
5) dry sweat right away
6) avoid EPF

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Alternative remedies

1) moxa- HT-6 for night sweat, LU-10 for sweat with cough
2) epsom salt bath if K-1 is too sensitive