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Acu Therapeutic IIIB

Final Review- Zoster, Bi Syndrome, Wind Stroke, Amenorrhea, Irregular Menses, HA

QuestionAnswer
How many distinct etiologies for Herpes Zoster/Shingles? 2
How many distinct etiologies for Bi Syndrome? 4
How many distinct etiologies for WInd Stroke? 5
How many distinct etiologies for Amenorrhea? 6
How many distinct etiologies for Irregular Menstruation? 7
How many distinct etiologies for Headache? 8
What are the 2 etiologies for Herpes Zoster/Shingles? LR/GB Damp Heat; Wind-Heat
What are the 4 etiologies for Bi Syndrome? Not really etiologies but types: Wind (5), Cold (4), Damp (3), Heat (2). And Gu (Bone) Bi (the only 1 of the extra 5 he gave us) has 4 differentiation points.
What are the 5 etiologies for Wind Stroke? Attack Organs: Close & Collapse. Attack Meridians: LR/KD Yin Xu turns to LR WInd; WInd Phlegm (Accumulation); Qi & Blood Xu
What are the 6 etiologies for Amenorrhea? Three XS (Blood Stasis) & Three XU (Blood Xu). 3XS= LQS; Cold Accumulation; Phlegm-Damp Accumulation/Obstruction. 3XU= LR/KD Xu; SP/ST Xu; Qi/Blood Xu
What are the 7 etiologies for Irregular Menstruation? Early, 2: Blood Heat; Qi Xu. Late 3,: LQS; Blood Xu; Blood Cold. Irregular, 2: LQS; KD Xu
What are the 8 etiologies for Headache? Three are Exterior Conditions (WInd-Cold, WInd-Heat, WInd-Damp), one is Injury. So that's half. Then there is organ dysfunction/Xu: LR/KD Yin Xu--> LYR. SP Xu--> Phlegm. Q&B Xu. KD (Essence) Xu: "Empty Sea of Marrow"
What are the 4 meridian headaches and what 2 organs for each? Yang Ming is LI/ST. Tai Yang is SI/UB. Shao Yang is GB/SJ. Jue Yin is LR/PC.
What are the Common Points for Herpes Zoster/Shingles? Hint: There are 5. And they are Release Exterior/Clear Heat/Activate (ShaoYang) Channel, Alleviate Pain, Resolve LR/GB Damp Heat; Clear Heat (Bleed this point); "Sea of Blood" to Cool Blood/Clear Heat SJ5 to Release Exterior, Clear Heat, Activate (ShaoYang) channel & Alleviate Pain. GB34 (He-Sea of GB) for Damp-Heat in LR/GB. SP-10 to "Cool Blood/Clear Heat"; plus Jia Ji points (3 pair)
What is the "recipe" for selecting points for Bi Syndrome? (There are no Common Points per se.) 1 local point (e.g., wrist, knee, shoulder), 1 distal point (usually the Shu-Stream point e.g., for medial knee: SP3, LR3, K3; for lateral knee: GB41, ST43, UB65), 1 differentiated point (based on WInd-Cold-Damp-Heat-(Bone))
What are the points for Moving (Wind) Bi? Hint: There are 5. Three for Wind. Two for Blood. Wind Pool (GB20), WInd Palace (Du-16), Wind Market (GB31). Blood points are Sea of Blood (SP-10) and BS IP for Blood (UB17).
What are the points for Pain (Cold) Bi? Hint: There are 4-- and the 4th is just "Ashi" points. Moxa all of them. Du-4, Ren-4, UB-23 (BS of KD). And Ashi points.
What are the points for Fixed (Damp) Bi? Hint: There are only 3: Two for Damp. One for "Tonify SP/ST/Qi." SP9 (Damp), SP5 (Resolve Damp;Strengthen SP/ST), ST36 (Tonify Qi;Strengthen SP/ST)
What are the points for Heat Bi (aka Rheumatoid Arthritis)? There are two pairs of two!!: One for Release Exterior/Clear Heat; One for Clear Heat: one for Lower Extremities; one for Upper Extremities. LI-11 is common for both: Release Exterior; Clear Heat. For UE: Bleed Du-14 to Clear Heat. For LE: Bleed UB-40.
What are the points for Gu (Bone) Bi? There are 4. Two obvious Tonify KD points. One IP for Bone point. One IP for Marrow point. K3. UB23. UB11 is Influential Point for Bone. GB39 is Influential Point for Marrow.
What are the 3 pathogeneses of Heat Bi? And which one is most commonly seen in clinic? WCD + Xu Heat. WCD + "Yang Constitution." Cold Bi + Time. Most common in clinic is WCD + Yang Constitution.
What are the Common Points for Wind Stroke: Attack Organs? Trick question. There are no Common Points for this.
What are the Common Points for Wind Stroke: Attack Meridian? Hint: There are 3 (two for Wind; one for Liver)- but then two additional sets (6 & 7) for Upper Limbs & Lower Limbs. Just give me the 3 CP for now. Wind Points are GB20 and Du16. Liver point is YSP of Liver meridian: LR3.
What are the Common Points for Wind Stroke/Attack Meridians for UPPER LIMBS? Hint: 3 LI; 3 SJ LI14, LI15, LI11. SJ14, SJ5, SJ13.
What are the Common Points for Wind Stroke/Attack Meridians for LOWER LIMBS? Hint: 3 GB; 2 ST; 1 SP; 1 UB. GB30, GB31, GB 34 ((Lower) He-Sea of GB). ST36, ST41. SP9!!!!!! UB40. Don't ask me why.
What are the points for WInd Stroke/Attack Organs: Closed Syndrome (XS). Hint: Treatment principle is "Open Orifices" and there are 5 plus Jing Well points. And this one AIN'T EASY or OBVIOUS!! Du26 (Open orifices). Jing-Well points of affected limbs (Open orifices/channel). LR3 (Consolidate Exterior). K1 (Descend LR Yang). GB20 (Wind). ST40 (Phlegm).
What are the points for WInd Stroke/Attack Organs: Collapse Syndrome (Xu). Hint: Rx principle is "Restore Yang." There are 2 obvious (moxa, 1 with salt) Ren points. 1 Stroke/Open Orifice point, pretty obvious. 1 "Lift Up Yang" point. 1 Open Chest/Heart. Two rescue Yang (moxa) points are Ren 8 and Ren 4. Open Orifice for stroke (even Xu) is Du-26. Life Yang is Du-20. Open heart/chest is.... P6!!
What are the points for Wind Stroke d/t LR/KD Yin Xu? Hint: There are 3 for Yin and 2 BS for LR/KD. LR3, K3, SP6. BS of LR (UB-18). BS of KD (UB-23).
What are the points for Wind Stroke d/t WInd Phlegm? Hint: There are only 2! One for Phlegm. One for WInd (in thigh...) ST40. GB31.
What are the points for Wind Stroke dt/ Qi & Blood Xu? Hint: There are 5 for the two Xu (LR/KD Yin & QB) and only 2 for WInd/Phlegm. 2 for qi. 2 for SP. 1 for Blood. Qi: ST36, Ren 6. Spleen: SP3, UB20. Blood: SP10.
DJ: What are the points for dysarthria d/t Wind-Stroke? Hint: There are 4 distal & 2 local. The Distal are Mute Gate, Wind Pool, MP for Yin Qiao and LCP for HT. Local points are Ren point under chin & an LI point "@ level of AA and between heads of SCM." Mute Gate= Du15. Wind Pool=GB20. MP for Yin Qiao= K6. LCP of HT meridian= HT5. Local points are Ren23 and LI18.
What are the Common Points for Amenorrhea d/t Blood Stasis? Hint: There are 7. Three pretty obvious gyn points. 3 "Move Blood" points. And one "local point for amenorrhea." Ren 3, SP6, Zi Gong Xue. SP10, SP8 (Not sure why this Moves Blood), UB17. Local point for amenorrhea is ST29.
DJ: What is the "Special point for Amenorrhea d/t XS" that requires a 2 cun needle to be inserted 1.5 cun or greater, stimulated, and then left in for 3-5 minutes? UB-32 (Ci Liao or "Second Bone Hole": On the sacrum medial and inferior to the PSIS, level with the 2nd PSF.)
What are the Common Points for Amenorrhea d/t Blood Xu? Hint: There are 5. And then that stretch of Kidney points that overlap with Chong meridian. Of the 5, 2 are obvious gyn points (but which Ren is for Xu?), 1 is Open Chong, 1 is Blood, one is Qi. Two gyn points are SP6 and Ren 3/Ren 4. Since this is Xu: Ren 4!!! Open Chong is SP4. Sea of Blood is SP10. Qi is ST36. KD line is K11-K21, but usually below K16.
What are the points for Amenorrhea d/t LQS? Hint: Four Gates, a Ren point for Qi and BS of LR. LI4/LR3. Ren 17. UB18.
What are the points for Amenorrhea d/t Cold Accumulation? Hint: There are only two! And both pretty local for amenorrhea. Moxa both. ST29. Ren 3. (But shouldn't it be Ren 4?)
What are the points for Amenorrhea d/t Damp Phlegm Obstruction? Hint: Again only 2 points. One for Phlegm. One for Damp. ST40. SP9.
What are the points for Amenorrhea d/t LR/KD Xu? Hint: There are 5. BS of LR/KD. Shu Stream (YSP?) of LR/KD. And "Gathering Point of Marrow" (for Essence I guess). UB18. UB23. LR3. K3. GB39 is IP for Marrow.
What are the points for Amenorrhea d/t SP/ST Xu? Hint: BS for SP & ST. Ah... and YSP/Shu-Stream for SP. Then MOXA FM for Stomach and calf point for Tonify SP/ST/Qi. UB20. UB21. SP3. Moxa Ren12 and ST36.
What are the points for Amenorrhea d/t Qi & Blood Xu? Hint: There are 4 and 2 of them are BS. One is "Sea of Qi." One is Shu-Stream/YSP for Spleen. What points to add for palpitations? UB20. UB17. Ren 6 ("Sea of Qi"). SP3. Palpitations add HT7 and UB15.
What are the Common Points for Irregular Menses/Early? Hint: Ren 3 and the Extra Point 3 cun lateral to it. Sea of Blood. And the KD points that overlay Chong. Ren 3. Zi Gong Xue. SP10. K11-K21.
Common Points for HA d/t Exterior Syndrome. Hint: There are 4. 2 Release/Consolidate Exterior. 1 local. 1 Wind. LI-11. LI-4. GB-20. Tai Yang.
Points for HA d/t WInd-Cold. Hint: There are 3. Needle & moxa (or just moxa?) them all. They all have WIND in their names. GB20. Du16. UB12. Wind Pool/Pond. Wind Gate/Door. Wind Palace.
Points for HA d/t WInd-Heat. Hint: 2 Clear Heat and 1 WInd-Heat. LI-11. Du-14. SJ-5.
Points for HA d/t WInd-Damp. Hint: 3 points. Two for Damp. One for "pain in Yang Ming meridian, BETTER THAN LI-4'" SP9. SP5 (Resolve Damp/Tonify SP/ST). LI-3!!! (Shu Stream of LI meridian)
Points for HA d/t Phlegm/Spleen Dysfunction. Hint: One pair of "Move Qi" points. One phlegm point. One tonify SP/ST/Qi point. One for "stuff sensation in chest." Two local points. Two local points are ST8 and Tai Yang. Phlegm is ST40. SP/ST/Qi is ST36. Move Qi is Four Gates. Stuff sensation in chest is P6.
Points for HA d/t LYR. Hint: Weird assemblage of 6 points. With one optional replacement for LR3 in severe cases. He-Sea/Water points for LR & KD are two. As is SP point for 3 Yin meridians. Wind Pool. One extra point. GB20. Tai Yang. LR3 (K1 if severe). SP6. LR8 (He-Sea & Water point for LR channel). K10 (He-Sea & Water point for KD channel).
Points for HA d/t Qi & Blood Xu. Holy f: 8 points. Three are UB BS. Two are Ren. One if "Life Yang/Qi" Du point. Other two are ST point for tonify qi and HT point for Nourish HT Blood. BS points are UB15 (HT), UB20 (SP), UB17 (Blood). Ren points are Ren 6 ("Sea of Qi") and Ren 12 (FM of ST). (Not sure why no Ren 17...) Du-20 to "Life Qi (Yang)." ST-36 to Tonify Qi. HT-7 to Nourish Ht Blood.
Points for HA d/t KD Essence Xu. Hint: 6 points. Only 1 is BS. BS is UB23. K3. Ren 4 (Tonify Kidney Yang!!!??) Du-20 (Lift Yang/Qi). GB39 is IP for Marrow. And then GB19 ("Directly above GB20, level with Du-17 and upper border of EOP"!) is HA and "Nourish Marrow" point.
Points for HA d/t Injury. Hint: Move Qi (pair of points) and then hit 2 points for Blood. LR3/LI4. SP10. UB17.
Distal points for Yang Ming HA: LI4, ST41 (YSP of LI and Jing-River point of ST)
Distal point (there's only one!) for Jue Yin HA: LR3
Distal points for Tai Yang HA: SI3, UB65 (Shu-Stream points for meridians)
Distal points for Shao Yang HA: SJ5, GB41
Local points for Yang Ming HA: GB14, ST8, Du23 (use all or pick just one)
Local points for Shao Yang HA: GB8 "Superior to the apex of the auricle, 1.5 cun within the hairline (1/2 ear length from the apex.)"
Local point (there is only 1) for Tai Yang HA: UB-10
Local points for Jue Yin HA: Du-20, Sishen Cong
Created by: mrbarr