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Tcm int2 depression

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Depression and gloominess, mood swings, feeling wound up and tense. Worse in the morning and with prolonged inactivity. Chest hypochondriac, epigastric and-or abdominal discomfort, aching, tightness, sistension , fullness or pain, aches and pains tend to Liver Qi constraint
Treatment principle for liver qi constraint Dredge the liver and relieve qi constraint. Regulate qi and harmonize the middle burner.
Acu Rx for depression due to liver qi constraint Du 20, yin tang, liv 3, LI 4, PC6, GB34, UB 18. With insomnia and early waking use GB39 & SJ5 instead of liv 3 and li4. Ear points shen men, liver, anti-depression, zero point, sympathetic
Depression with marked irritability, irascibility, anger or violent outbursts. Chest hypochondriac, epigastric and/or abdominal oppression, tightness, distension, discomfort, fullness or pain; may be a sense of blockage in the throat. Waking in the early Liver qi constraint with heat
Treatment principle for liver qi constraint with heat Dredge the liver, regulate qi and relieve qi constraint. Cool the liver and clear heat
Acu Rx for depression due to liver qi constraint with heat Du 20, yin tang, GB 8, liv 3, LI 4, PC 6, PC 7, liv 2, GB 34, Bl 18, Bl 15, Bl 44, Bl 47. With insomnia and early waking use GB 39 and SJ 5 instead of liv3 and LI 4. With impotence and loss of libido, add Liv 5. Ear points: shen men, liver, anti-depressio
Depression with intermittent episodes of violent out bursts, reatless agitation, aggressive or manic behavior; compulsive or reckless behavior; in severe cases suicidal ideation or suicide attemps. Red flushed complexion and eyes; may be scleral hemorrhag Heart and liver fire
Treatment principle for heart and liver fire Cool the heart and liver. Drain fire and sedate the hun and shen
Acu Rx from depression from heart and liver fire Du 20, ht 8, ht 9, SI 3, LI 11, LI 4, GB 34, st 40, liv 2. Ear points: shen men, liver, ant-depession, zero point, sympathetic.
Main ear points for depression : shen men (location) On the ascending crus of the helix as it starts to rise from the superior concha, in a small yet distinct fossa
Main ear points for depression: anti-depression (location) On the ear lobe at the intersection of a line running from thelower edge of the intertragic notch and the postantitragal fossa (AKA cheerfulness point)
Main ear points for depression: zero point (location) On the ascending crus of the helix as it starts to rise from the superior concha, in a small yet distinct fossa
Main ear points for depression: sympathetic (location) At the medial end of the inferior crus of the antihelix, where the crus of the helix and the antihelix intersect (AKA autonomic point)
Depression, nervousness, sadness, obsessive thinking and rumination; the depressed mood and anxiety are accompanied by a subjective sense of something lodged in the throat or difficulty swallowing. The sense of constriction in the throat appears and disap Qi and phlegm constraint causing depression
Treatment for depression caused by qi and phlegm constraint Regulate and mobilize qi and transform phlegm. Harmonize the liver and spleen and relieve qi constraint. Direct lung qi downwards to activate the po
Acu Rx for depression caused by qi and phlegm constraint Du 20, yin tang, gb 8, ren 17, kid 27& kid 25 (open chest, help descend lung qi, help connect the po and zhi), PC 6, pc 5, lu 7, st 40, ht 5, bl 13, bl 18. Ear points: shen men, lungs, liver, zero point, anti-depression, sympathetic
Persistent sadness, frequent crying, melancholia, prolonged or excessive grieving that disrupts normal life function. Sleep disturbance and early waking (3-5am) feeling sad and depressed, and unable to return to sleep. Shortness of breath, shallow breathi Heart and lung qi constraint causing depression.
Treatment principle for depression caused by heart and lung qi constraint Regulate and mobilize heart and lung qi. Diffuse th elungs, direct lung qi downwards, calm the shen and activate the Po.
Acu Rx for depression due to heart and lung qi constraint Du 20, yin tong, GB8, lu 7, lu 3, ht 3, pc 6, ren 17, st 36.
Depression, rumination, constant worry irrational worry over trivia, obsessive thoughts; inability to let fo of a thought; icessant analysis of ralationships and events. Early waking. Lies awake worrying and turning the same thoughts over repeatedly. Loss Spleen and stomach qi constraint causing depression
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