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List the four etiologies for sinusitis. (1)External pathogens (2)Excessive emotions (3)Improper diet (4)Lu, Sp or Kd deficiency
What are 3 crucial points in diagnosing sinusitis? (1)Distinguish excess from deficiency and cold from heat (2)Identify the site of disorders (Lu, Sp, Kd, Lv, Gb) (3)Consider associated sx
What are the tx principles for excess conditions of sinusitis? Disperse evil Qi, regulate Lu Qi, open the nasal orifices
What are the tx principles for deficiency patterns of sinusitis? Tonify Lu, Sp and Kd; transform phlegm; open the nasal orifices
What are the four major patterns of sinusitis? wind-cold invasion; wind-heat invasion; phlegm-heat accumulation; lung qi deficiency
Which formula is used to treat acute sinusitis caused by wind-cold invasion? Xin Yi San
Which two formulas are used together to treat acute wind-heat sinusitis? Cang Er Zi San plus Sang Ju Yin
When treating wind-heat sinusitis, which herb treats headache? Nosebleed (2)? Headache: Man Jing Zi; Nosebleed: Mu Dan Pi, Bai Mao Gen
What is the tx principle for sinusitis due to phlegm-heat accumulation? Clear heat, transform phlegm, open the nasal passages
Which formula is best for treating phlegm-heat sinusitis? Dan Xi Bi Yuan Fang
For phlegm-heat sinusitis with profuse whiter/yellow nasal discharge, what is the best formula? Xin Yi Wan
Name 4 patents that may be used to treat phlegm-heat sinusitis. Qiang Li Bi Yan Wan, Te Xiao Bi Min Gan Wan, Bi Yan Pian and Be Yen Lin
What is the tx principle when addressing Lu Qi deficiency sinusitis? Warm and supplement Lu Qi, dissipate cold, open the nasal orifices
What is the formula combination for treating Lung qi deficiency sinusitis? Wen Fei Zhi Liu Dan plus Huang Qi and Bai Zhu (to tonify Lu and Sp qi) and Wu Wei Zi (to contain the leakage of Lu qi and to bind up discharge)
What is a second choice formula combination to treat Lu qi deficiency sinusitis? Yu Ping Feng San plus Cang Er Zi San
When treating sinusitis, what are four common ingredients for opening the nasal passages? Cang Er Zi, Xin Yi Hua, E Bu Shi Cao, Shi Chang Pu
When treating sinusitis, what are six common ingredients for relieving headache? Chuan Xiong, Bai Zhi, Gao Ben, Man Jing Zi, Xi Xin, Ju Hua
When treating sinusitis, what are six common ingredients to clear heat and transform phlegm? Huang Qin, Jie Geng, Yu Xing Cao, Dan Nan Xing, Zhe Bei Mu, Long Dan Cao
When treating sinusitis, what are five common ingredients to clear heat? Lian Qiao, Jin Yin Hua, Ye Ju Hua, Ju Hua, Bo He
When treating sinusitis, what are eight common herbs to disperse wind-cold or wind-cold-dampness? Huo Xiang, Xi Xin, Jing Jie, Fang Feng, Qiang Huo, Zi Su Ye, Gui Zhi, Chuan Jiao
What are two topical treatments for nasal congestion? Tipiling Nasal Oil and Essential Balm
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