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Pulse diagnosis

Pulse diagnosis

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Just resting the fingers on the artery. With pressure it diminishes but not vacant Neither big nor small Floating pulse
Not felt by just resting the finger on the artery. With the heavy pressure, it feels at the deep level between the muscle and the bone Clearly felt Deep pulse
Slower than three beats per respiration of the physician, which is slower than 54 beats per minute by calculation. Slower than the standard normal rate. Slow pulse
Five beats per respiration cycle or higher, which are 90 beats per minutes or rapider by calculation. Rapider than the standard normal rate Rapid pulse
Extremely big but coming big and going diminished. Big and full at the superficial level but diminished at the deeper level Overflowing pulse
Extremely fine, soft and difficult to feel. Felt like disappearing with pressure. Minute pulse
Fine like thread but clearly felt Fine pulse
Floating and scattered without root, which means floating and big at the superficial level, more than half strength gone at the middle level and difficult to feel at the deep level. Irregular in terms of pulse rate. Sometimes slow and sometimes rapid. Scattered pulse
Floating, Big and soft without strength at superficial level at all three positions. Empty and vacant with pressure. Empty pulse
rather long, rather hard and rather big with strength at all three positions Full pulse
Smooth round and slippery Slippery pulse
Short, fine and rough, which is opposite to slippery. Easy change in rate and quality. Does not stop. Choppy pulse
Extends beyond the pulse position Long pulse
Not filling out the position, but not trembling or vibrating. Short pulse
Taunt like a guitar string, hard, also long but does not extend beyond the position and not twisted Wiry pulse
Floating and big with the middle vacant like touching a soft rubber tube. Hollow pulse Scallion stalk
Taunt, hard and twisted like a thick rope Tight pulse
Felt like slow but actually not so slow by calculation. Between the normal and slow pulse in terms of rate. Slowed down pulse
Floating, hard an stretched like a drum. Floating and big but with strength and felt touching a hard rubber tube. Leather pulse Drum skin pulse
Deep, full, big, wiry and long. This pulse is a combination of the five pulses of deep, full, big, wiry and ong Firm pulse
Extremely soft, deep and fine Weak pulse
Floating, fine and soft. Disappearing with heavy pressure Weak floating pulse Soggy pulse
Begins to feel with heavy pressure. Or hard to feel even with heavy pressure in severe case Hidden pulse
Rounded like a bean, short and trembling. Usually accompanies Slippery and rapid with strength. Rapid but short and felt like up-down vibration. Moving pulse
Rapid and irregularly intermittent Hasty pulse
Slow or slowed-down and regular intermittent Knotted pulse
Regularly intermittent and the intermittence is a little bit long Intermittent pulse
7 beats per respiration cycle or 140 BPM or higher. very rapid and rushed Hurried pulse
Deep but also full, big, wiry and long Felt at the deep level but not felt at the superficial and middle level Pulling pulse
Three aspects of a normal pulse Stomach qi Heart Shen Kidney Root
Middle depth neither wide or thin, not to long or short, force and strength. Regular intervals Normal pulse
Stomach qi Force and the rythm of the vessel
Shen part Is on the upper part. Like the smoothness (no waves)
Root location Near the bone
Deep weak pulse is usuallay a Qi or yang def
Deep full or excess is usually
A rapid empty (weak) pulse indicates Yin def (relative heat)
Minute pulse is caused by Severe blood and qi def
Floating pulse is usually caused by An exterior invasion or yin deficiency, or relative yang (yang rising)
What type of pulse would wind-cold have Floating tight
What type of pulse would a wind-heat have Floating rapid
A deep weak pulse indicates Qi or yang def of the zong fu organs
A full or excess deep pulse indicates Blood or qi stasis or an internal cold
A slow pulse can indicate If it is weak yang def If it is excess= interior cold in the middle jiao, spleen, lower jiao, kidney
Rapid Full (excess) pulse indicates Heat accumulation
What pulses are caused by a yin def Floating, rapid, weak overflowing, weak long, hurried pulse
What kind of pulse can be associated with pain Wiry, tight, firm
What kind of pulses can dampness, rhuem, or phlegm cause? Slippery, fine, wiry, weak floating,
What kind of pulse is associated when stomach qi is missing Short Most of the time not felt in the cun position
Created by: Jkellycal