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Pallor, dizziness, blurring of vision, listlessness, lasstitude, SOB, unwillingness to speak, feeble voice, spontaneous perspiration, all aggregated on exertion, susceptible to cold, pale tongue, weak pulse

Qi Deficiency

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Tiredness, dizziness, blurring of vision, SOB, bearing down and distending sensation in abdomen, frequent urination, chronic diarrhea, prolapsed uterus or rectum, gastroptosis (stomach prolapse), nephroptosis, pale tongue, white tongue coating, weak pulse

Sinking of Qi

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Oppression and distending, unlocalized and fluctuating pain in chest, hypochondrium and abdomen which is subsided after eructation, fart and borborygmus, aggrevated when patient feels depressed

Stagnation of Qi

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Cough, asthma, hiccup, eructation (belching), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, painful distension in head or even syncope (fainting), hematemesis in serious cases

Reversed flow of Qi

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Pallor or sallow complexion, pale lips and nails, dizziness, blurring of vision, palpitation, insomnia, numbness of limbs, rough skin, hypomenorrhea with light color, delayed menstration, amenorrhea, pale tongue, thready weak pulse

Deficiency of Blood

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Stabbing fixed pain at certain region, aggrevated with pressure or at night, hard and fixed masses in the abdomen, subcutaneous hemotoma and pelidnoma, bleeding of caked and dark purple blood, darkish complexion, squamous and dry skin, cyanotic lips and nails, amenorrhea in women, dark purple tongue or with ecchymoses and petechiae, thready unsmooth pulse

Blood Stasis

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Hemoptysis, hematemesis, bleeding from eyes, ears, nose, mouth or subcutaneous tissues, hematuria, hematochezia, preceded menstral cycle, menorrhagia, mental restlessness or mania, coma, dryness of mouth with no desire to drink, feverish that is severe at night, crimson tongue, rapid pulse or slippery rapid pulse

Heat in Blood

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Coldness and pain in the hands, feet and lower abdomen which is relieved by warmth, intolerance to cold and preference for warmth, cold and blueish purple hands and feet, delayed menstration, dark purple menstral flow with clots, dysmenorrhea, pale tongue, white coating, slow deep unsmooth pulse

Cold in Blood

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Pallor or sallow complexion, SOB, unwillingness to speak, fatigue, dizziness, blurred vision, spontaneous perspiration, palpitation, insomnia, pale lips and nails, pale tongue, thready and weak pulse

Deficiency of both Qi and Blood

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Fullness, distension and migratory pains in chest and hypochondrium, depression, irritability, abdominal mass, stabbing pain with reluctance to pressure, distending pain in breasts before menstration, dysmenorrhea, dark purple menstration with clots, amenorrhea in a serious case, dark purple tongue with petechiae, wiry unsmooth pulse

Stagnation of Blood due to Stagnation of Qi

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Hemafecia (blood in stool), hematemesis, subcutaneous ecchymoses, teeth and gum bleeding, profuse menstration, metrorrhagia, metrostaxis, SOB, spontaneous perspiration, fatigue, pale tongue and complexion, thready weak pulse

Hemorrhage due to Deficiency of Qi

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Heavy bleeding, pallor, cold limbs, profuse cold sweating, feeble breath, coma, pale tongue, floating scattered pulse

Exhaustion of Qi resulting from Hemorrhage

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Dryness of mouth and throat, dry lips and tongue, dry skin, scanty urination, constipation, red tongue with little fluids, thready rapid pulse

Insufficiency of Body Fluids

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Puffiness of eyelids which spreads to the four limbs and whole body, the attack is abrupt, soreness and heaviness of limbs, scanty urination, mostly accompanied by aversion to wind cold, fever, thin white tongue coating, superficial tense pulse, sore throat, red tongue, superficial rapid pulse, general edema which develops slowly and produces deep dents on pressure, heaviness of the body and limbs, fullness of the epigastrium, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, white sticky tongue coating, deep retarded pulse

Yang Edema

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Edema worse in the lumbar region, dents on pressure, scanty urination, epigastric fullness, abdominal distension, loss of appetite, loose stools, pallor and sallow complexion, soreness and coldness of lumbar region and knee joints, cold limbs, intolerance to cold, lasstitude, pale and puffy tongue, white slippery tongue coating, deep slow forceful pulse

Yin Edema

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Cough, asthma, expectoration, fullness of chest, stuffiness of epigastrium, loss of appetite, nausea, dizziness, coma, mania, rattle in the throat, numbness of body and limbs, hemiplegia, scrofula, goiter, subcutaneous nodules, nodules in breasts, obstructed feeling in throat, white and sticky or yellow and sticky tongue coating, smooth pulse

Phlegm Syndrome

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Stuffiness and distension in the epigastrium and abdomen, rumbling sound in stomach and intestines, vomiting clear water, dizziness, blurred vision, palpitations, distension and fullness in chest and hypochondrium, cough, pain which occurs during respiration in turning the body laterally; or cough, asthma, fullness of chest that makes it impossible to lay flat, edema of body and limbs, heaviness and soreness, difficult urination, white smooth tongue coating, wiry pulse

Retained Fluids Syndrome

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Fever, aversion to cold, sweats or slight sweats, headache, stuffy and running nose, itching throat, slight cough, superficial moderate pulse, white thin tongue coating

Invasion of Wind in the Exterior


WIND PATTERN

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Itching of skin, skin rashes, come and go regularily and quickly

Retention of Wind in the Skin


WIND PATTERN

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Numbness of limbs or face, clenched jaw, deviation of mouth and eye, stiff neck, convulsion, tic

Invasion of Wind in the Channels and Collaterals


WIND PATTERN

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Unbearable pain in the joints, limitation of movement, SOB, spontaneous perspiration, superficial wiry or deep weak pulse, white greasy tongue coating

Retention of Wind in the Joints


WIND PATTERN

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Acute onset, no fever at beginning but later on, aversion to cold, no sweats, stiff neck and back, body aching, superficial tight pulse, white thin tongue coat

Invasion of Cold in the Exterior


COLD PATTERN

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Abdominal pain, borborygmus, diarrhea, vomit, pale tongue with white coating or spasm of four limbs, extremely cold limbs, minute pulse

Attack of Cold in the Interior

COLD PATTERN

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Severe joint pain which is fixed and swollen, aggrevated by cold and alleviated by warmth, pale puffy skin, skin cold to the touch, pale puffy tongue with white greasy/slippery tongue coating, wiry tight pulse

Invasion of Cold in the Channels and Collaterals

COLD PATTERN

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Fever, thirst, cough without sputum, chest tightness, hypochondriac pain, soft rapid pulse, strong in Cun position, may be dizzy, fever and chills, sweats, cough, thin white slightly greasy coating, weak pulse

Invasion of Summer Heat in the Lungs


SUMMER HEAT PATTERN

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Dizziness, vertigo, headache, aversion to heat, restlessness, red face, rough breathing, dry mouth, thirst with preference for cold drinks, profuse sweats, slight aversion to cold on the back, flooding large pulse

Scorchung of Summer Heat in the Yangming Meridian


SUMMER HEAT PATTERN

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Fever, red face, deafness, chest tightness, epigastrium fullness, diarrhea,scanty yellow urine, cough with bloody sputum, slight thirst with no desire to drink, red tongue with yellow and slippery coating

Summer Heat with Damp Heat


SUMMER HEAT PATTERN

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Headache, fever, aversion to cold, no sweats, stiffness of body, fullness in the epigastric region, restlessness, white and greasy tongue coating

Summer Heat with Cold Damp

SUMMER HEAT PATTERN

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High fever, spontaneous sweats, big thirst, vomit, diarrhea, heaviness of the head, fatigue, feeble pulse

Injury of Qi and Body Fluids by Summer Heat


SUMMER HEAT PATTERN

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Heaviness of the head and body, fever, no sweats, joint aching, fatigue, superficial moderate and soft pulse, thin white slippery tongue coating

Invasion of Damp in the Exterior


DAMPNESS PATTERN