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1

What are the four levels?

Wei, Qi, Ying, Xue

2

Ying and Xue level patterns are characterized by _______

intense heat, damage to yin fluids, skin rashes, bleeding disorders, mania, delerium

3

What are signs and symptoms of heat in Wei aspect?

wind heat - fever, slight/no chills, coughing, sore throat, rapid/floating pulse, thirst, severe headache pounding inside, red itchy eyes, bright red swollen throat w/ or w/o white pustules (heat toxin), mild sweat, facial flushing, joint pain, general feeling of malaise

4

What time of year do wind-heat patterns most commonly arise? Why?

Late winter through spring
Relatively more yang energy at this time and wei qi needs time to adjust

5

What is the treatment principle for heat in Wei aspect?

Clear heat from Wei aspect

6

What are the ways in which heat in the Qi aspect can manifest? What are their analogs/equivalents in terms of Six Channel Patterns?

LU heat - Yang Ming Channel Syndrome
Organ heat - Yang Ming Organ Syndrome
Heat sinking into PC - none

7

What are the signs and symptoms of heat in Qi aspect w/ LU heat?

4 bigs, pronounced cough, severe sore throat, loud barking cough, thick sticky yellow sputum, profuse sweat in upper body, facial flushing, dark scanty yellow urine, some constipation

8

The treatment principle for heat in Qi aspect w/ LU heat is _______

clear heat from Qi aspect, clear LU, regulate Qi

9

What are the signs and symptoms of heat in Qi aspect w/ organ heat?

relatively severe constipation w/ stools that are hard and dry, low grade fever, mild sweat, scanty dark urine, restlessness, irritability, some insomnia, lower abdominal distention, focal pain, pulse - deep, excess, rapid

10

The treatment principle for heat in Qi aspect w/ organ heat is _______

clear heat from Qi aspect by purging bowels

11

What are the signs and symptoms of heat in Qi aspect w/ heat sinking into PC?

heat in the chest w/ shen disturbance, delusions, hallucinations, disturbed sleep, intense vivid dreams,. possible convulsions, cough, sore throat, facial flushing, bright red eyes, severe headache pounding inside, pulse -rapid strong thin

12

The treatment principle for heat in Qi aspect w/ heat sinking into PC is _______

clear heat from Qi aspect, clear PC, calm shen

13

What are the signs and symptoms of heat in Ying aspect?

low grade fever & moderate sweat that tend to be worse in afternoon/night, shen disturbance signs - delirium, hallucinations, insomnia, nightmares, comatose state, heat related skin conditions - rash, stiffening of musculature, dark scanty urine, constipation, pulse - thin, rapid, strong

14

The treatment principle for heat in Ying aspect is _______

clear heat from Ying

15

What are the signs and symptoms of heat in Xue aspect?

low grade fever & moderate sweat that is worse in afternoon/night, thirst w/ desire for cold, severe shen disturbance - delirium, psychosis, coma, convulsions, raised skin rashes, skin lesions, internal organ bleeding, pulse - thin rapid, deep, strong, tongue - bright red, very dry, no coat/thin black coat

16

The treatment principle for heat in Xue aspect is _______

Clear heat, cool the blood