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1

What are the extraordinary organs

Uterus
Brain
Marrow
Bones
Vessels
Galbladder

2

Common features of Extraordinary Fu

Hollow like Fu
store Essence and Qi like Zang
Belong to Yin like Zang (storage without leakage"

3

Classic of Difficulties-Nan Jing says what about the Uterus

"The Gate of life (Ming Men) is the residence of the Mind (Shen) and the Essence (Jing) and is connected to the Original Qi (Yuan Qi): in men it houses the Sperm; in women the Uterus.

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Main functions of the Uterus

Regulates menstruation
Tian Gui
Houses the Fetus

5

The uterus regulates menstruation with __________ and _____________

The Kidney (origin of Tian Gui which forms menstrual blood) and the Liver

6

The Kidney is the origin of __________ which forms menstrual blood

Tian Gui

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Tian Gui is a _____________ ___________ which is generated when _______________?

vital substance, generated when a person's Kidney Essence and Kidney Qi become full

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Function of Tian Gui

Promoting the development of reproductive organs, promotes male ejaculation and female ovulation and menstruation

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During pregnancy the Uterus needs the nourishment of ____________ and ______________

Kidney Essence (trough the Directing and penetrating Vessels) and of Blood (through the Penetrating Vessels)

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Relationship of Uterus with the Directing and Penetrating Meridians

both the Directing meridian (Ren mai) and Penetrating meridian (Chong Mai) originate from the Kidney and flow through the Uterus

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The Directing Meridian brings ________,_________ and ____ to the Uterus

Qi, Yin and Essence

12

The Penetrating Meridian brings ______ to the Uterus

Blood

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The relationship of the Uterus with Chong Meridian

CM has connection to all 12 main meridians and is called "the sea of 12 meridians"
The Qi and Blood of all Zang Fu and meridians are related to CM "Chong is the Sea of Blood"
therefore, Chong is the basis of menstruation and brings Blood to the uterus

14

Chong meridian is called (2 things)

The sea of 12 Meridians and The Sea of Blood

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The relationship of Uterus with Ren Meridian

Important during pregnancy
RM is "the Sea of the yin Meridian"
RM brings Yin and Essence to the Uterus
The fullness of Qi and Blood in RM is the basis of pregnancy

16

Saying about Ren Meridian and pregnancy?

Ren governs fetus

17

Relationship of Uterus with DU and Dai Meridians

Du meridian is the "sea of yang meridians"
Together with RM they communicate Yin and Yang, regulate Qi and Blood, transport Qi from Kidney
**Dai meridian (Belt meridian) binds all the meridians, safeguards the fetus, controls the secretion of leucorrhea (Bai Dai)

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Relationship of Uterus with Kidney

KD is the origin of Tian Gui

19

Relationship of Uterus with Heart

HR governs Blood; HR-Qi descends to promote discharge of menstrual blood and eggs; HR Qi descends to trigger transformation of Yang to Yin and vice versa in menstrual cycle

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Relationship of Uterus and Liver

LV governs Shu Xie and stores blood

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Relationship of Uterus and Spleen

SP is the source of blood which suppliments menstruation

22

4 phases in the menstrual cycle

Bleeding
Postmenstural
Interermenstrual
Premenstrual

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Jing Room =

The Bao of men

24

Jing in Jing Room means

Sperm

25

Jing room includes

testis, epididymes, seminal vesicle and prostate

26

Jing Room controls?

male's reproductive function

27

The Brain houses ?

yuan Shen

28

Ben Cao Gang Mu

"Brain is the house for Yuan Shen"
Yuan Shen is the pre-heaven Shen
Yuan Shen governs one's life
When Yuan Shen exits, one is alive; when Yuan Shen fails, one dies

29

Brain Controls

Intelligence

30

Su Wen on Intelligence

"the Head is the residence of intelligence"

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Brain is the Sea of ?

Marrows

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Brain controls _____, _____, _____, and ____

sight, hearing, smell and taste

33

Marrow:

fills the bones
contributes to make blood
nourishes the Brain

34

Bones:

Structural, framework of the body
are the cavity that houses marrow and are functionally related to Kidney

35

The Four Seas are:

The Sea of Qi (cent of chest/Shan Zhong)
Sea of Blood (Chong Mai)
Sea of Food (Stomach)
Sea of Marrow (Brain)

36

Points for the Four Seas

Sea of Qi (DU15 and DU14)
Sea of Blood (BL11 and ST 37)
Sea of Food (ST 30 and ST 36)
Sea of marrow (DU 20 and DU 16)

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Organ Interrelationships

1) Structurally related to each other
2) inter-restricting and inter-dependant

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Organ interrelationships behave as:

1) relationship between 5 elements
2) relationships between Qi, Essence, Blood, Yin/Yang

39

5 Relationships of Heart and Lung

1) Both reside in UB
2) Cooperate and ensure the normal movement of Qi and blood
3) Zong Qi promotes the function of both HE and LU and is key connection
4) HE governs Blood and LU governs Qi.
5) Cooperate in making blood. HE makes blood from the food-Qi of the SP and the clear Qi of the LU

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Qi is the _______ of Blood and Blood is the _____ of Qi

commander and mother

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2 Relationships of HE and SP

1) They cooperate in making blood
2)Cooperate to ensure normal Blood circulation inside the blood vessels.

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HE and SP ensure normal blood circulation inside the Blood vessels how

HE governs Blood circulation
SP-Qi holds Blood inside blood vessels

43

Student Syndrome

Mentally over working, exhausting HE Blood and SP Qi

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2 Relationships of HE and LV

1) HE governs Blood circulation and LV stores Blood
2) HE houses Shen and LV governs Shu-Xie

45

HE and LV
Most important part of their relationship involves

1) Blood circulations and storage
2) Regulation of spirit and mental activities

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3 Relationships of HE and KD

1) Mutual assistance of Fire and Water (Yin/Yang of whole body)
2) common root of Mind (Shen) and Essence (Jing)
3) inter-relationship in the menstrual cycle

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HE and KD inter-relationship w/ menses

1) KD provides the material yin/yang basis for such ebb and flow
2) HE provides impetus for transformation of Yang to Yin and vice versa
3) HE-Qi and Blood descent promotes the downward flow of blood and the discharge of eggs

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LU and SP cooperate in

Generating Qi and body fluid metabolism

49

The generation of whole body Qi mainly relies on

LU and SP

50

LU and SP cooperate in Body Fluid Metabolism how

SP T&T body fluid
LU disperses/descends body fluid

51

LU and LV are not

Close

52

Relationship between LU and LV

cooperate to ensure body's Qi moves normally
LU Qi descends
LI Qi ascends

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3 Relationship of LU and KD

1)cooperate in body fluid distribution
2) cooperate in breath
3) Y/Y of LU/KD nourish each other

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LU and KD working together ensure what about breath

breath is normal and deep

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The Yin and Yang of LU & KD nourish each other how

LU/Metal is mother of Water
LU Yin nourishes KD Yin'
KD Yin/Yang is the foundation of Y/Y for all organs

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2 Relationships of LV and SP

1) Cooperate in food digestion
2) Cooperate in Blood circulation

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LV and SP working together ensure

normal food digestion and transformation

58

LV and SP help normal

blood circulation

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LV _______ blood and SP ______ blood

stores and holds

60

LV and KD relationship

1) LV blood and KD Essence nourish each other
2) LV Blood and KD cooperate in regulating reproductive function
3) LV controls tendons and KD controls bones
4) Y/Y of LV and KD nourish one another

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2 relationships of SP and KD

1) represent pre-heaven and post-heaven
2) cooperate in body fluid metabolism

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Relationship between Yin organs and Extraordinary organs

1) both "store essences and Qi without leackage"
2) Most have a close relationship with the Extraordinary meridians

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Relationship between Yin organs and the Uterus

Main function of Uterus is to regluate menstruation and house the fetus, these relay on:
regulation of Shen, promotion of Qi and nourishment of Essence and Blood

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HE relationship with Uterus

HE houses Shen, Shen is connected to menstration/ovulation and pregnancy
Heart creates Blood and blood is connected to menstruation/ovulation/pregnancy

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LV relationship with Uterus

1) emotions and menstruation/ovulation/preg
2) Qi Ji and menstruation/ovulation/ pregnancy
3) Stores blood and menst/ov/preg

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SP relationship with Uterus

1) T&T- the source of menstruation
2) holds Blood and menstruation

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KD relationship with Uterus

KD storesEssence, governs growth, development and reproduction by generation/exhaustion of Tian Gui

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Tain Gui govers

development of reproductive system
ovulation
menstruation
pregnance

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Relationship of HE and Brain

1) HE houses Shen
2) Brain houses Yuan Shen
3) HE blood nourish Brain
4) Most Brain disorders are treated as HE disorders

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Relationship of LU and Brain

LU governs Qi, controls vessels
Qi and Blood nourish Brain and support normal function
LU failing causes Brain disorder

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relationship of LV and Brain

Regulates emotion
Qi Ji and mental activity/emotion/spirit
Stores Blood and mental activity/emotion/spirit

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Relationship of SP and Brain

T&T, source of Qi and Blood nourish Brain
SP Qi ascending important for normal Brain

73

Most important treatment for Brain Disorders

Tonify Qi and lift Yang

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KD and Brain

KD stores Essence, Essence generate Marrow, Marrow fills Brain so Brain is the sea of Marrow
KD essence fullness ensures Brain marrow fullness

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Brain is the Sea of

Marrow

76

2nd important treatment for Brain disorders

tonify KD essence and nourishing marrow

77

How does the Brain relate to all five Yin Organs

house Yuan Shen--Heart
controls intelligence--all five organs
sea of marrow--KD
Controls sight/hearing/smell/taste--All 5 organs

78

To treat brain disorders one should

treat the 5 Yin organs, especially HE and KD

79

HE and Vessels

HE governs Blood and Shen
HE controls Vessels pulse
HE blood nourishes Vessels
HE Shen, Qi, Blood, Y/Y all can affect Vessel function

80

LU and Vessels

LU Qi affects Blood vessels, blood circulation and the quality of blood

81

LV and Vessels

LV regulates Qi Ji which is important for normal function of Vessels

82

SP and Vessels

SP is the source of Qi and Blood, holds blood in the Vessels

83

KD and Vessels

KD Y/Y are foundation of all organs, including HE
KD Yang supports HE Yang promoting blood ciruculation
KD Yin nourishes HE Yin and moderates Heartbeat

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Most important Yin Organ relating to Bones and Marrow

Kidney:
KD stores Essence
Essence generates marrow
Marrow nourishes Bones

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3 levels of disease

1)Cause
2) Injury
3) Symptom/sign

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Pathogenic factors can be

Internal or external

87

Injured life actives include

Y/Y imbalance
Body structure damage
Dysfunction

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The Mechanism of pathogenesis

The War between Upright Qi and Evil Qis

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Upright Qi is

Zheng Qi

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Zheng Qi is ______ ________ to TCM than _____

more important, Evil

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Function of Upright Qi (Zheng Qi)

Prevent diseases
expelling Evil Qi
Regulating and repairing
Maintaining
Opposite to Evil Qi

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Nei Jin quote about Upright Qi and Evil Qi

"When there is Evil Qi invading, there must be deficiency of Upright Qi" and
"When the Upright Qi is sufficient, no Evil Qi can invade"

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Upright Qi can be classified into what 2 portions

Yin and Yang

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Upright Qi's Yin portion:

cooling calming, inhibiting and descending (fights Yang evil)

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Upright Qi's Yang portion:

warming, promoting, exiting and ascending (fights Yin Evils)

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Yin Upright Qi fights

Yang Evil Qi such as Summer Heat, Fire and Heat, inhibiting Yang Evil, preventing further development of Yang disease and expelling Yang Evil

97

Yang Upright Qi fights

yin Evil Qi, Cold Damp, inhibits Yin Evil, prevents further development of Yin disease and expels yin Evil

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Function of Upright Qi in process of Disease

1) defends against external Evil Qi
2) Expels Invading Evil Qi
3) repairs and regulates normal body function
4) Maintaining collaboration of Zang Fu and Meridian functions
5) opposite of Evil

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What determines the feature of disease

The Upright qi being deficient or not

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The role of Upright Qi during Pathogenesis

1) plays a dominant role
2) Deficient UQi results in External Evil Qi invading
3) Def. of UQi generates internal Evil
4) def or not determines the feature of disease

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What are Evil Qis?

All factors that can cause disease

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2 main types of Evil Qi?

Internal and External

103

4 types of External Evil Qis

6 external Evil Qis (wind/cold/dry/heat/moist)
External injuries
insects or animals
parasites

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6 types of Internal Evil Qis

7 Emotions
Abnormal Diet
Phlegm
Stagnant Blood
Stones
5 internal evil Qis

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4 effects on the body of Evil Qi

body dysfunction
body structure damage
body constitution changes
death

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Role of Evil Qis during pathogenesis

case of disease
affecting the type/feature/pattern of disease
affecting severity/location of disease
sometime play a dominant role

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The Fight between _______ _____ and ____ ____

determines pathogenesis

108

If Upright Qi overcomes Evil Qi the body

will not be sick

109

If Evil Qi overcomes the Upright Qi, the body

will be sick

110

Factors affecting pathogensis

Environment
Body constitution
Mental Status

111

Environment and pathogensis

Weather/Climate
Geographic location
Living/Working environment
Social Environment

112

Body Constitution and Pathogenesis

how easy the individual gets disease
the type of Evil Qi likely to invade
pattern of disease

113

Mental Status and Pathogenesis

Normal status prevents invasion
Sudden strong stimulation my disturb Qi Ji and cause disease
Long term abnormal status may cause Qi Ji stagnation or rebelling resulting in disease

114

6 types of pathogenesis

Acute onset after affected
Gradual Onset (Chronic)
Latent Onset (incubation)
Secondary Onset
Simultaneous Onset (only tcm)
Recurrence

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Acute onset can be caused by

Evil Qi very strong
Strong emotion stimulation
Strong poisonous substance
Contagious pathogen (li Qi)

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Gradual onset can be seen

Disease cause by internal Evil
External: caused by dampness (yeast infection)
Deficient UQi invaded by weak Ext Evil

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Latent onset occurs when

Ext Evil is weak and needs to incubate
UQi is not ready (allergy)
seen in febrile disease (ext influ cause fever)

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When latent onset occurs the disease is

severe and changes quickly

119

Secondary Onset examples

primary disease causes a new disease:
Liver yang over active cause stroke
Asthma cause LU Qi def or HE blood stag

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Simultaneous onset

is only for TCM
When External Evil is very Strong and the UQi is very weak the external Evil may invade more than 2 meridians or body parts

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Recurrence 3 mechanism

Evil Qi has not been expelled completely
Upright Qi has not be recovered
inductive factor

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Types of Recurrence

Recurrence before complete recovery
Alternating resolution and recurrence
Alternating chronic remission and acute onset

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Inductive factors of recurrence

Improper diet
improper medication
over laboring
new Evil Qi invading
Abnormal emotions

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6 Climate factors (6 Qi)

Wind Cold
Summer-Heat Damp
Dry Fire

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Normal climate change is

necessary for everything to grow

126

Abnormal Climate Change

over active/ under active or improper time

127

Zheng Qi

ability of the boy to resist disease

128

Xie Qi

pathogenic factors

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3 factors of 6 Xie and UQi that cause disease

6 xie (evils) + deficient upright Qi
Strong 6 Xie + normal Upright Qi
6 Qi (normal seasonal change) + def. UQi

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4 common features of Diseases caused by 6 Xie

1) From external and via body surface or mouth/nose
2) Seasonal
3) Geographic
4) often more than one factor invading (damp/heat, cold/dry, wind/damp...)

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Western Medicines equivalent of 6 Xie

Climate factors
microorganisms: bacteria/virus/fungus
Physical factors
Chemicals

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Concept of Wind Xie

moves fast, changes quickly, light
most common pathogen
Qi of Spring, but exists all year around

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Features of Wind Xie

yang Xie
light
opening function: cause sweating/chilly
likes to invade yang position: head, face, Yang meridians and body surface

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Wind is ________ and ___________

migrant and variable

135

Wind tends to cause >>>>>>>>

movement (ie. shakes, any sort of involuntary movement)

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Concept of Cold Xie

body feels cold
coagulate
stagnate
contract
is Qi of Winter but exists in other seasons

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Features of Cold Xie

yin Xie
restricts Yang
injures Yang
Invades body surface
invades SP/ST
invades Shao Yin (HE & KD)

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Cold tends to ____, _____ and _____

coagulate, stagnate and contract

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Cold invading tends to cause

coagulation and stagnation of Qi, Blood and Jin Ye

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Cold invading tends to block

meridians and vessels

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Cold Pain Features

Fixed
becomes less severe with heated
More severe with exposed to cold

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Cold Contraction

close sweat pores
spasm muscles
contracting tendons
retarded flexion and extension of joints
curled body

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Concept of Damp Xie

behaves heavy and turbid, viscous and lingering, tends to descend
Mostly seen in late summer

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Feature of Damp Xie

Yin Xie
injures Yang and block Qi Ji (Qi movement)
Damp tends to invade Spleen

145

Dampness invades Upper Burner

Heavy Head/Eyelids and Arms
Thick tongue coat

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Dampness invades Middle Burner

Lower energy and no appetite

147

Dampness invades Lower burner

Legs sweaty, heavy legs, lots of discharge and ruination issues

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Dampness is _____ and _____

Heavy and Turbid

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Diseases caused by Dampness behave with

turbid secretions

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The diseases caused by Dampness behave

viscous and stagnant

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Damp secretions are

sticky

152

Damp stools are

sticky and incomplete

153

Damp urine is

sticky and cloudy

154

Damp tongue coating

sticky and thick

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Course of damp disease

starts slowly
lasts long time
hard to get rid of
relapse often

156

Dampness tends to

descend

157

Concept of Dry Xie

Pathogen behaves dry and contracts

158

Season of Dry Xie

Fall
early fall: Warm Dry
late fall: Cool Dry

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Dry Xie tends to _________ Jin Ye and invade what organs?

tends to EXHAUST Jin ye
tends to INVADE LU (and LI) (both dislike dry)

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Concept of Fire/Heat Xie

Pathogen behaves hot, ascending, flaring upwards

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Season of Fire/Heat

Qi of summer

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Difference between Fire and Heat

Heat has whole body symptoms (fever)
Fire has local symptoms (arthritis)

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Features of Fire/Heat

Yang Xie-invades upward
disturbs HE/Mind
exhausts Jin Ye (Through Sweat)
generates wind and disturbs blood
causes sores and carbuncles

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Concept of summer Heat Xie

Occures in Summer and behaves hot, ascending and often accompanied by Dampness

165

Summer Heat INVADING

start slowly, less severe (headache)

166

Summer Heat STROKE

acute onset and severe. can be fatal

167

Features of Summer Heat Xie

Yang Xie and behaves hot
ascends, & disperses, disturbs Shen, exhaust JY
accompanied by Dampness

168

LI QI

external pathogen that is extremely contangious

169

Li Qi can spread

via air, food, mouth, nose, skin, insects, animals

170

Li Qi can cause

various diseases

171

Features of Li Qi Causing Diseases

Acute onset, change quickly, behave severe
Extremely contagious, tending to spread quickly
one type of Li Qi causes one disease and all patients behave similar

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Similarities and Differences between Internal and External Evil Qi

have similar symptoms
Internal EQi behave as internal, deficient or deficient combined with excessive patterns, chronic
External EQi behave as external and excessive patterns, accute

173

5 Internal Evil Qis

Wind
Cold
Damp
Dry
Fire

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Definition Internal Wind

Wind generated internally

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Internal Wind related Organ

Liver

176

Internal Wind Mechanism

Yang Excess or Yin deficiency failing in inhibiting yang

177

Internal Wind behaves as

shakiness, dizziness, ballism, shivering and tics

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Internal Wind converted from Liver Yang is seen as

Mental depression, anger and over laboring

179

Internal Wind converted from Liver Yang behaves

Tendons or muscle tic, limbs shaking/shivering, Dizziness, Stroke

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Internal Wind Generated by Extreme Heat Seen when?

peak phase of febrile diseases

181

Internal Wind generated by extreme Heat Mechanism

EXT heat converted into Wind
Heat invades to ying, or Blood and injures LV meridian
Usually accompanied with high fever or coma

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Internal Wind caused by Yin Deficiency seen

late state of febrile disease

183

Internal Wind caused by Yin Deficiency mechanism

exhausts Jin Ye and Yin which fails in nourishing tendons and inhibiting yang

184

Internal Wind caused by Yin Deficiency accompanied with Yin deficiency symptoms:

low fever red tongue without coat and thin pulse

185

Internal Wind caused by Blood Deficiency

either body fails in generating blood or too much bleeding

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Internal Wind caused by Blood Deficiency mechanism

Deficient Liver Blood fails in nourishing tendons or collateral meridians

187

Internal Wind caused by Blood Deficiency accompanied with

numbness and curling limbs

188

Internal Wind caused by Dryness of Blood

Blood deficiency accompanied with Jin Ye Deficiency

189

Internal Wind caused by Dryness of Blood is seen in

chronic diseases, aging people, and chronic malnutrition

190

Internal Wind caused by Dryness of Blood mechanism

deficient Blood and Jin ye fail in nourishing muscle and skin

191

Internal Wind caused by Dryness of Blood symptoms

dry skin, itching, peeling or desquamation

192

Internal Cold Definition

cold generated intrenally

193

Internal Cold organs

Spleen, Kidney and Heart

194

Internal cold mechanisms

Yang deficiency

195

Internal Cold behaves as

SP Yang Def- Ab pain when exposed to cold
KD Yang Def- profuse urination, weak Knees back
Blood stagnation
Body Fluid metab disorders- Damp, phlegm, edema

196

Difference between internal and external Cold

IC mainly a deficient disease
EC mainly excessive

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Relationship between External cold and Internal Cold

EC injures Yang, causing Yang deficiency
Yang Deficiency tends to be invaded by EC

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Internal Dampness Definition

dampness generated internally

199

Internal Dampness Organs

Spleen and Kidney

200

Internal Dampness mechanisms

over eating fat/sweet or Cold/raw injures the Spleen
Lacking physical activity causing obesity
Depression causing Qi Stagnation

201

Internal Dampness behaves as

abnormal body fluid distribution

202

Internal Dampness behaves _______ depending on body portion involved

different

203

Internal Dampness behavior Meridians

numb/heavy

204

Internal Dampness behavior UB

heavy clouded head, sticky eyes/mouth

205

Internal Dampness behavior LB

abnormal vaginal discharge, urinary problems, edema, heavy legs

206

Internal Dampness behavior MB

poor appetite , nausea, bloated, diarrhea

207

Internal Dryness definition

Dryness generated internally

208

Internal Dryness involves ? Organs

LU, ST and LI

209

Internal Dryness mechanisms

body Jin Ye Deficiency caused by chronic diseases, over sweating/vomiting/diarrhea/bleeding and some heat caused diseases that exhaust Yin and Jin ye

210

Internal dryness behaves as

skin dryness
lung dryness
stomach dryness
LI dryness

211

Internal Fire definition

fire generated internally

212

Internal Fire mainly involves what organs

heart, liver, stomach and kidney

213

Internal fire mechanism

yang excessive and yin deficiency(most common)
Qi/Blood stagnation (most comm stagn)
other Evil Qis stagnation

214

Internal fire behaves as

Fire flaring upwards
Over active function

215

Various Internal fires

excessive Yang
converted from other pathogens
converted from 5 intelligences (emotions)
caused by Yin Deficiency

216

Seven Emotions

Anger (Nu) Pensiveness (Si)
Joy (Xi) Fear (Kong)
Sadness (Bei) Shock/astonished (Jing)
Worry (You)

217

Normal emotional changes

do not cause disease

218

Long lasting or intense emotions

can cause disease

219

Normal emotional change + ? or ? can cause disease

deficient upright Qi or deficient Zang Fu Qi/Essence

220

Anger affects

Liver

221

Joy and Shock affect

Heart

222

Sadness affect

Lung and Heart

223

Worry affects

Lung and Spleet

224

Pensiveness affects

Spleen

225

Fear affects

Kidney

226

5 feature of injuries caused by emotions

1) 7 emotions injure internal organs directly
2) 7 emotions injure the related organs
3) several emotions occurring together affect HE, LV, and SP
4) 7 Emotions often affect HE Shen first
5) 7 emotions induce potential diseases

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Anger makes Qi

rise

228

Joy ______ ______ Qi

slows down

229

Sadness _____ Qi

dissolves

230

Fear makes Qi

descend

231

Shock ________ Qi

sactters

232

Worry and Pensiveness ____ Qi

knots

233

When emotions affect Qi Ji it

interferes with body normal function and causes disease

234

7 emotions causing mental/emotion related diseases: Mental Disorders

depression, schizophrenia, psychataxia,

235

7 emotions causing mental/emotion related diseases induced by emotions

hypertension, CAD

236

7 emotions causing mental/emotion related diseases caused by other factors, but have mental symptoms

diabetes, tumors, chronic liver/GB disease

237

7 Emotions affect existing diseases

Normal or healthy emotions help cure/recovery of existing diseases
Long lasting, intense emotions prevent curing/recovery or cause disease to get worse

238

Anger belongs to

Wind

239

Anger causes (Nei Jing)

mental confusion

240

Anger makes Qi (Nei Jing)

rise and causes vomiting of Blood

241

Effects of Anger

Affects Liver Qi (stagnation, rebelling, yang rising, fire and wind)

242

Symptoms of Anger Qi rise

headache, dizziness, tinnitus, redface
can also affect ST, Intest, and HE

243

Joy (Nei Jing)

Mind peaceful and relaxes
benefits nourishing & defensive Qi
makes Qi Relatx and slow down

244

Nei Jing on Joy (negatives)

Over Joy injures the HE and Fear counteracts Joy
Excessive joy disperses the Mind out of its residence

245

Effect of Joy

affects the Heart
Slows down Qi
sudden joy is like shock

246

Symptoms of over Joy

palpitations, over excitability, insomnia, restlessness, red tip to the tongue

247

Nei Jing on Sadness

Sadness makes the Heart cramped and agitated, this pushes towards the lungs' lobes, the UB becomes obstructed, nourishing and defensive Qi cannot circulate freely, Heat accumulates and dissolves Qi

248

Effect of Sadness

Affects the LU and HE
Dissolves Qi
may deplete Liver Blood in Women

249

Sadness sypmtoms

breathlessness, tired, discomfort feeling in the chest, depression or crying

250

Nei Jing on Worry

Worry causes obstruction of Qi so that Qi stagnates. In cases of SP, excessive worry injures the Intellect Yi.

251

Effects of Worry

affects LU and SP
Knots Qi

252

Symptoms of worry

LU: uncomfortable feeling in chest, slight breathlessness, tensing of shoulders, dry cough, sighing
SP: poor appetite, slight epigastic discomfort, ab distension, tired, pale

253

Pensiveness Nei Jing

pensiveness makes the HE Qi accumulate, causes the Mind to converge; the UQi settles and does not move, and therefore Qi stagnates

254

Effects of Pensiveness

Affects the SP
Knots Qi

255

Symptoms of Pensiveness

poor appetite, slight epigastric discomfort, ab distension, tired, pale

256

Nei Jing on Fear

Fear depletes the Essence, blocks the UB which makes Qi descend to the LB

257

Effects of Fear

affects KD
Makes Qi descend

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symptoms of Fear

nocturnal enuresis, incontinence of urine and diarrhea

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Nei Jing on Shock

Shock affects the HE depriving it of residence, the Mind has no shlter and connot rest so that the Qi becomes chaotic.

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Effects of Shock

affects the HE
Scatters Qi

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Symptoms of Shock

palpitations, breathlessness, insomnia and moving pulse