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ACUPUNCTURE: AN reduction TO DIFFERENTIAL analysis provides a accomplished traditional and acupuncture differential prognosis, referenced through featuring situation and through acupuncture analysis. offered in an obtainable structure, spiral sure and with a horizontal reduce on each one web page, it provides the practitioner and scholar entry to a convenient and transportable reminiscence reduction to differential prognosis.

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  • Includes either western drugs differential analysis and chinese language drugs differential diagnosis
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4. Associated depression/anxiety: Stagnation of liver qi (depression, hypochondrial distension, sighing, moodiness, feeling ‘wound up’); heart blood deficiency (palpitations, insomnia, anxiety, poor memory, pale complexion); liver blood deficiency (mild dizziness, blurred vision, floaters, insomnia, muscle cramps); yin deficiency (mental restlessness, malar flush, night sweats, dry mouth, five-palm heat). 5. Aetiology: childhood perfectionism; childhood obsessive-compulsive traits; constrained behaviour (anorexia nervosa); impulsivity (bulimia nervosa); rebellion against taking in unacceptable things (bulimia); attempt to establish control.

Ii. Type 2: candida; tiredness with excessive thirst; frequent urination; hunger; blurred vision; slowhealing infections; obesity; impotence in men. indd 18 8/9/2008 6:17:53 PM Chinese Differentiation: Candida Diagnostic questioning according to: 1. Organ interrelationships: ke cycle relationship between water and earth (kidney and spleen) in which the spleen restrains or influences the kidney – consider relative strengths of each organ. 2. Candida and the triple burner: middle burner (an impaired spleen leads to dampness and phlegm which can throw intestinal flora off balance); lower burner (damp and/or phlegm and an imbalance in intestinal flora can lead to diarrhoea and/or constipation, damp heat can accumulate in the lower burner leading to genital discharge and itching); upper burner (infection can spread to the upper burner causing burning of throat and mouth, mouth lesions, altered taste).

J) Peptic ulcer, cholecystitis, pancreatitis: clinical examination needed to differentiate these from inferior ischaemic wall pain. indd 22 8/9/2008 6:17:54 PM Chinese Differentiation: Chest pain Diagnostic questioning according to: 1. TCM differentiation of chest pain (chest bi ): a) Stuffy sensation, fullness and pain in chest: stuffiness, mild discomfort, stress aggravates, relaxation/sighing relieves (qi stagnation); watery/white sputum, chest rattles, greasy tongue coating, pronounced oppression, feeling of choking (phlegm stagnation); mild pain/stuffiness on activity, shortness of breath, palpitations (heart qi/yang deficiency); oppression/pain with palpitations and night sweating (yin deficiency).

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