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Quiz Review 3-14

TCM Basic Theory

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List 3 expressions or terms from TCM theory using the word "fire". 1. Ming Men Fire 2. Liver Fire 3. Lesser Fire 4. Exuberant Fire 5. Fire of the Gate of Life
Any emotion can give rise to Qi stagnation. Qi stagnation can then give rise to what pathogenic factor? Heat
On the tongue, a crack in the stomach area with a sticky, dry coating signifies what pathogenic factor? Phlegm
What are the four levels of warm diseases? 1. Wei (Defensive) 2. Qi (Qi) 3. Ying (Nutritive) 4. Xue (Blood)
List any four of the symptoms of fire. red eyes and face, swelling and pain in the eyes, tongue and/or mouth ulcers, scanty dark urine, dry stools, bleeding
Any excess (Shi) disease has an excess of _____, where as a deficiency (Xu) disease has a deficiency of ____. Pathogens (Xie) and Upright Qi (Zheng Qi)
Full cold obstructs _____ and leads to _____. Yang Qi, empty-cold
Full heat injures ____ and leads to _____. Yin Qi, empty- heat
List the therapeutic principles for treating a deficiency of yin. Nourish yin
List the therapeutic principles for treating a deficiency of yang. tonify yang
List the therapeutic principles for treating yang excess. clear heat
List the therapeutic principles for treating a yin excess. expel cold
List the therapeutic principles for treating empty-cold. expel Cold, tonify and warm yang
List the therapeutic principles for treating empty-heat. clear heat, nourish yin
List the four movements of the Qi mechanism. Ascending, descends, entering and exiting
If Spleen Qi descends instead of ascending, what happens? loose stools or prolapse of organs
If Stomach Qi ascends instead of descending, what happens? nausea, belching, vomiting, hiccupping
If Lung Qi ascends instead of descending, what happens? cough and breathlessness
If Heart Qi ascends instead of descending, what happens? anxiety, mental restlessness, insomnia
If Liver Qi fails to ascend to the heart, what happens? depression and aimlessness
If Kidney Qi fails to "grasp" lung Qi, what happens? breathlessness and cough
If Bladder Qi fails to descend, what happens? urinary retention
If Small intestine Qi fails to descend, what happens? abdominal distention and pain
If Large Intestine Qi fails to descend, what happens? abdominal distention and constipation
If Qi fails to ascend in a channel from a particular area, the muscle below that area will feel _____where as the muscles above will feel _____. stiff, flabby
A disruption of entering/exiting of Qi in the Triple Burner causes a dysfunction of what essential substance? fluid
What is the Chinese term for "upright Qi"? Zheng Qi
What is the TCM term for "pathogenic factor"? Xie Qi
What is the main symptom of Qi stagnation? distention ("zhang")
What pulse arises due to Qi stagnation? Wiry
Describe characteristics of pain due to blood stasis. fixed, stabbing, and boring
List any 4 manifestations of internal wind. Tremors, tics, vertigo, numbness, convulsions, severe dizziness, deviation of mouth
Internal wind is always related to which of the 5 organs? The liver
Name the pathogenic factor which produces the feeling of heaviness. Dampness
Internal cold causes pain of a ____ nature. crampy
What is the main cause for the formation of phlegm? Spleen deficiency
Lumps due to phlegm are usually soft or hard, painful or painless? Soft and painless
Lumps due to blood stasis are usually soft or hard, painful or painless? Hard and painful
Created by: APrenger