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ACTCM diagnosis I

Jason Su - basic diagnosis

Western DiseaseTCM pathology
Depression (4) 1. qi stag & phlegm accumulation, 2. HT & SP def , 3. Qi def & phlegm retention, 4. KI qi def
Mania (3) Phlegm fire, Fire damaging yin, Blood stasis
Epilepsy (4) Emotional imbalance, Phlegm misting HT, Fire disturbing HT, PRenatal injury
Fainting/ syncope / jue (6) Attack by external evil, Attach by 7 emotions, Food / drink / overstrain, Damage of body fluid & blood loss, phlegm obstruction, blood stasis
Zang zao – organ dryness (3) Liver qi constraint, Liv/ki yin def, HT blood deficient SP / KI yang def
Dementia Insufficient prenatal qi, Phlegm obstructing orifices, Liver / KI def
YIN Susceptible to Damp, phlegm, cold, SP/ST yang def
YANG Susceptible to • Heat & fire • Qi stagnation & blood stasis • Dryness • LIV/ ST yin def • Qi deficiency
Constitution establishes 4 things diagnosis, determine prognosis, fine tune treatment, make health maitenance plan
OCD HT & GB def, Yin def with heat – HT o r KI, Qi & blood def, Weakness of HT yang, Water attacking HT, HT blood sstasis, Phlegm fire disturbing HT
Color reflects yin & blood
Luster yang & qi
Clear & moist color / luster healthy ST qi
Dull, withered color/luster ST qi exhausted
Blue & Green Cold, pain, stasis of blood, convulsion, liver
Red Heat, headache, toothache, red fce, high bp – HT, LIV
Yellow SP def – damp
Yin jaundice damp cold – smoky yellow withered tongue
Yang jaundice damp-heat – shiny like orange peel
White cold, blood def, yang def, qi collapse,
Black Cold, KI patterns, phlegm fluid, blood stasis, pain
Hair blood & KI jing
Phlegm fire yellow greasy coat + dizziness, flushed face
Phlegm damp profuse phlegm
Phlegm qi greasy tongue coat +nausea, constipation
Wind-phlegm greasy tongue coat + joint pain, heaviness
Created by: LAC2b