Flashcards in week 1 & 2 Deck (51):
what is ZHEN QI
True Qi (or also Yuan Qi)
ancestral qi / chest qi / gathering qi
middle (SP & ST) qi
which qi is the product of that which is received from Heaven combined with grain Qi, and which makes body full, according to Hwangdi Neijing?
Zhen or Ture Qi
which qi gathers in the "sea of qi"? and pervades the respiratory track?
which qi controls breathing and penetrates the Heart and vessels?
which qi drives the Heart and regulates the pulses?
the health of Zong qi is reflected in the strength of _____ and in the ____?
breathing & voice
the warmth and movement of the limbs are depended largely upon which qi?
which qi is fierce, bold, and uninhibited, and is unable to be contained by the vessels?
which qi warms the organs in the chest and abdomen, and in the exterior flows through the skin and flesh?
which qi regulates opening and closing of interstices and keeps the skin lustrous and healthy?
which qi protects fleshy exterior and is 1st line of defense against invading evils?
which qi forms blood, flows in the vessels with the blood, and help nourish the entire body?
which qi is this statement describing "The Middle Burner takes in qi, extracts its essence, and turns it into the red substance that is blood."?
construction qi / nutritive qi
which qi upbears the pure and downbears the turbid, and the failure of damage of this function can lead to prolapse?
which qi is the term usually used only in discussing the body's response to pathogens (evil qi / xie qi)?
qi vacuity usually refers to the vacuity of which qi?
zhen / yuan qi
what are the functions of skin?
protects the body
assists in regulating body fluids
regulates body temperature
what are the functions of muscles?
-protects viscera - spleen qi holds the viscera in place, strong abdominal muscles protect
-together with the sinews and bones facilitates body movement
sinews are related to which organ?
bones, muscles, and tendons are ...?
pulleys and levers
what allows the joints to bend and stretch?
bone depends on the strength of the...?
what are the functions of bone?
uphold the body
protects the viscera
works with sinew and muscles to facilitate body movt
all Yang converges where?
at the head (at bai wei du 20) called the Hundred Meetings
which area is prone to muscular tissues and fluid stagnation?
where doe the UB channel traverse?
which part of the body house the heart and lung?
what are some causes of chest pain?
can be due to heart qi vacuity, cold congealing, stagnant qi, and heart blood stasis
breathing issues, issues effecting the proper function of lung, phlegm turbidity and lung abscess can lead to what kind of pain?
rib side pain can be presented with...?
liver qi stagnation or liver fire invading the lung
Shao Yang disease can lead to pain in what region of the body?
where is the hypochondrium / ribside?
axilla to 12th rib
where is low back / lumbus?
from below 12th rib to gluteal region
lumbus houses the ...?
low back pain may be an indication of what?
kidney imbalance, generally deficiency
excess consumption of fatty, greasy food can lead to what, and is related to which organ?
dampness and heat, which damages SP, and effect GB and LV (def of KD Yin, excess liver yang rising)
what is a major cause of pediatric ear infection?
damp heat caused by food stagnation (spleen and stomach dampness)
eyes can be affects by what other pathology besides liver pathologies?
kidney qi can affect visual acuity
wind and heat can cause tearing, burning, swelling, twitching
heat and dryness
spleen-dampness accumulation can feel like sand in the eye
lung governs which orifice?
what are pathologies of nose with Lung and Spleen?
-lung and spleen (tai yin channel): phlegm & dampness: SP creates it, LU stores it
what are pathologies of nose with lung0kidney
-kidney governs water and lung is upper source of water and governs water metabolism
-lung governs qi and kidney is root of qi
yang min channel enter the teeth and gums refers to which organs?
Stomach (upper teeth & gums)
Large Intestine (lower teeth & gums)
which organ controls the 2 lower yin orifices (anus & genitals)?
abnormal discharge, leucorrhea, spermatorrhea, seminal emmision refers to malfunctioning of which organ? why?
bc one function of kidney qi is to drive the transformation of fluids into urine, and disruption of kidney function (as may or may not be reflected in changes in lumbus) may lead to these pathologies.
what is enuresis?
which organs are assoicated with posterior yin?
-it's ruled by kidney
-anus opens to Large Intestine
-Lung enters LI channel
-Spleen forms stool