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1

SP sends _______ to the head, _____ to the LU to _____, combines _____with _____ to produce blood

clear Yang
Gu Qi
combine w/ Da Qi to produce Yuan Qi
food nutrients
Yuan Qi

2

SP is responsible for lifting up which enables what physiological process of the LI?

holds turbid in the intestines long enough for water reuptake

3

SP governs _____. Pathology of of this function can lead to _______

flesh
muscle atrophy, muscle weakness, wei syndrome

4

What aspect of SP generates a healthy appetite?

SP yang which is supported by KD yang

5

SP's relationship to ____ Qi is analagous to LU's relationship to ____ Qi.

Ying
Wei

6

The functions of SP/Ying Qi are ________

-nourish blood
-moves blood
-holds blood in vessels
-protects blood against pathogenic invasion

7

What are the deficiency patterns of the SP?

SP Qi deficiency
SP Qi deficiency w/ Damp Accumulation
SP Yang deficiency
SP Qi Collapse

8

What are the excess/deficiency patterns of the ST?

ST Fire
LV overracting on ST
ST Yin deficiency
Food Stagnation

9

List signs and symptoms of SP Qi deficiency

fatigue, indigestion, bloating, poor appetite, lack of strong sense of taste, loose stool, diarrhea, gas, flatulence, easily bruised, bloody nose, bleeding gums, blood in stool, inflammatory bowel diseases, short menstrual cycle (7days) w/ heavy bleeding, pale colored blood, weak pulse, tongue - pale, swollen, tooth-marked, thin white fur, quivering tongue

10

Treatment principle for SP Qi deficiency is ______

strengthen SP, tonify Qi, stop bleeding

11

List signs and symptoms of SP Qi deficiency w/ Damp Accumulation

SP Qi deficiency symptoms plus: heavy head, limbs, body, turbid urine, no appetite, thirst w/o desire to drink, bloating in middle jiao, headache w/ damp weather, chronic sinus congestion, diarrhea w/ mucus/pus/blood, fungal/yeast infections
pulse - soggy (slippery, weak), tongue - swollen, pale, tooth-marked, thick, greasy coat

12

Treatment principle for SP Qi deficiency w/ Damp Accumulation is ______

strengthen SP, tonify Qi, drain dampness, promote urination

13

List signs and symptoms for SP yang deficiency

exhaustion, diarrhea w/ undigested food, cold abdomen, cold extremities, abdominal pain relieved w/ pressure/heat, emotional depression, recent weight gain, frequent copious clear urine
pulse - weak, slow
tongue - swollen, tooth-marked, pale/blue, thin bright white coat

14

Treatment principle for SP Yang deficiency is ______

strengthen SP, warm Yang

15

List signs and symptoms for SP Qi Collapse

chronic diarrhea, extreme fatigue, organ prolapse - uterus, bladder, anal tissue, inguinal hernia
pulse - extremely weak, tongue - swollen, tooth-marked, pale, thin white coat

16

Treatment principle for SP Qi collapse is ______

strengthen SP, tonify & raise Qi

17

ST Fire is caused by ______
List signs and symptoms for ST Fire

excessive spicy food, emotion/stress
ST pain - burning quality, heartburn, excess appetite, occasional bloody nose, bleeding gums, inflammation/infection of gums, canker sores, tendency toward bad breath, bright red face, facial flushing, agitated/angry state, frontal headache, upper body sweat, strong thirst w/ desire for cold drinks, acne (esp. chin and forehead), sluggish bowel movements, scanty dark urine
pulse - full, rapid particularly in Guan
tongue - red, dry, thin dry yellow coat

18

Treatment principle for ST fire is ______

clear heat, drain fire from ST

19

List signs and symptoms of LV overracting on ST

ST pain, nausea, vomiting, acid reflux, aggravated by stress/alcohol/opiates, anger, stiff muscles, PMS, tight sinews, eye problems, temporal headache, LV type insomnia - wake up agitated at 3am, ribside pain, breast tenderness, stress related erectile dysfunction
pulse - wiry, tongue - red, peeled along sides

20

Treatment principle for LV overracting on ST is ____

Soothe LV, move Qi, harmonize ST

21

ST fire, LV overracting on ST can lead to _____, hallmark signs of which are _______

ST ulcerations
severe pain worse w/ pressure, black tarry stools

22

List signs and symptoms for ST Yin deficiency

pain, discomfort when eating, hunger w/o desire to eat, mild diffuse ST pain worse in afternoon/evening, thirst w/ desire for cold drinks particularly in evening, night sweats, mallor flush, insomnia, dark scanty urine
pulse - thin, rapid
tongue - red, dry, thin dry yellow coat

23

Treatment principle for ST Yin deficiency is ______

nourish Yin, harmonize ST

24

List signs and symptoms for Food stagnation in ST

fullness, distention, bloating, possible pain, belching w/ sour smell, sluggish stool/constipation, foul smelling flatulence, no appetite
pulse - slippery
tongue - thick greasy tongue coat

25

Treatment principle for Food stagnation

transform food, resolve stagnation

26

List signs and symptoms of phlegm damp obstructing Middle Jiao

fatigue, indigestion, bloating, possible bruising, bleeding, abdominal distention, borborygmus, fullness in epigastrum, chronic low grade nausea, vomiting, no appetite, chronic dizziness, symptoms worse in damp weather or damp diet, morning sickness
pulse- slippery
tongue - pale, swollen, thick greasy white coat

27

Treatment principle for phlegm damp obstructing Middle Jiao is ______

strengthen SP, harmonize ST, drain damp, regulate Qi of middle jiao