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Acu Therapeutic IIIC

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QuestionAnswer
Herpes zoster/shingles: On what part of body do sx generally present? Trunk/thorax (in thoracic dermatome). Could also wander up to face/eyes though.
Herpes zoster/shinges: What is the principle etiology? LR/GB Damp Heat
Irregular Menses: What are the 2 etiologies for Early Menses? Blood Heat; Qi Deficiency
rregular Menses: What are the 3 etiologies for Late Menses? Blood Xu; Blood Cold; (L)QS
rregular Menses: What are the 2 etiologies for "Sometimes Early, sometimes Late" (aka "Irregular irregular") Menses? LQS; KD Xu
Irregular Menses: What are the signs/sx for Early Menses d/t Blood Heat/XS? Color is BRIHT red. Quality is thick. Big quantity. Dry mouth. Red face. Red T w/ yellow coat. Pulse rapid, forceful
Irregular Menses: What are the signs/sx for Late Menses d/t Blood Deficiency? Color is pale red. Quantity is scanty. Pale complexion. C/b vertigo/dizziness. C/b palpitations. T is pale/white and thin. P is weak, thready.
Irregular Menses: What are the signs/sx for Early Menses d/t Qi Deficiency? Color is pale. Quality is thin. Quantity is ALOT. Sx can include prolapse or "empty and downward" type feeling in lower abdomen. Fatigue. SOB. T is pale/white, thin. P is weak.
Irregular Menses: What are the three sub-differentiations for Early Menses d/t Blood Heat? Excess Heat, Deficiency Heat, LQS turns into Fire
Irregular Menses: What are the signs/sx for Early Menses d/t Blood Heat/Xu? Color red (but not bright red), quality thick. Quantity is SCANTY! Hot flashes, night sweats, 5 center heat. Maybe also SWLBK. T is red w/ scanty coat. P is thready, rapid.
Irregular Menses: What are the sx/progression for Early Menses d/t Blood Heat/LQS Turn into Fire? Color is DARK RED w/ clots. Quantity alternates: sometimes heavy, sometimes light flow. Distending pain in HCR or chest. T is red w/ yellow coat. P is wiry, rapid.
Irregular Menses: What are the signs/sx for Late Menses d/t Blood Cold? Color is DARK (d/t cold accumulation). Quantity is SCANTY. "Colic pain in lower ab." Feels better with heat. "Cold sensation in lower ab." T is white/thin but c/b normal in the beginning if d/t exogenous Cold. If d/t Yang will be pale. P is deep, slow.
Irregular Menses: What are the signs/sx for Late Menses d/t LQS? Color is PURPLE!! Distending pain of lower abdomen (cramps). Could also present with moodiness, irritability, depression, distention of HCR/chest, sighing. T normal, TWC. P wiry.
Irregular Menses: What are the signs/sx for Irregular d/t KD Deficiency? Color is pale. Quantity scanty. Vertigo, tinnitus. SWLBK. Frequent urination. T pale/white, thin. P deep, weak.
Irregular Menses: What are the signs/sx for Irregular d/t LQS? Alternates between early and late. Alternates between big flow and scanty flow. Color can be red or purple or purple red. Quality is thick with clots. "Unsmooth." Distention in breasts/chest, lower ab. T normal TWC. P wiry.
What points to "Regulate Chong & Ren meridians?" Ren 4 for Ren. K11-K21 (but usually below K16) for Chong.
Wind-Stroke: What are the 2 etiologies for Wind-Stroke "attack organs?" Closed Syndrome (XS) and Collapse Syndrome (Xu)
Wind-Stroke: What is the cause of Closed Syndrome? Excessive Fire (LR, HT) constitution (or "Excessive Fire generating Wind")
Wind-Stroke: What is the cause of Collapse Syndrome? "All of the Zang organs' Qi is weak. This is Yin and Yang collapse."
Wind-Stroke: What are the 3 etiologies of "attack meridians?" LR/KD Yin Xu -> LR Wind. WInd Phlegm. Qi/Blood Xu.
Wind-Stroke/Closed Syndrome: What points? Du-26, LR3, K1!!! Jing Well points of affected limbs. GB20 for Wind. ST40 for Phlegm.
Wind-Stroke/Scalpular Acupuncture: What part of motor area for sx of Lower Limbs? Upper 1/5 part of motor area (opposite side)
Wind-Stroke/Scalpular Acupuncture: What part of motor area for sx of Upper Limbs? Medial 2/5 of motor area (opposite side)
Amenorrhea: What is treatment principle for the 3 XS etiologies (Blood Stasis)? Bonus points: What are the 3 XS etiologies? "Move Blood, Open Obstruction" The three XS/Blood Stasis etiologies are Cold Accumulation, Phlegm Damp Obstruction and LQS.
Amenorrhea: What is treatment principle for the 3 XU etiologies (Blood Deficiency)? Bonus points: What are the 3 XU etiologies? "Nourish Blood, Regulate Chong & Ren (menses)" The three Blood Deficiency etiologies are LR/KD Xu, SP/ST Xu, Qi/Blood Xu.
Amenorrhea: What are the Common Points for the 3 XS etiologies? Move Blood: SP10, SP8, UB17. Open Obstruction: Ren 3, ST29, SP6 (all three gynecology points). Oh, and Zi Gong Xue
Amenorrhea: What are the Common Points for the 3 XU etiologies? Nourish Blood: SP6, ST36. Regulate Ren: Ren 4. Regulate Chong: SP4 & K11-21. He throws in ST36.
Amenorrhea: What are the LQS points? LR3/LI4, Ren 17, UB18 (BS of LR). If XS, can add UB32, but after.
Amenorrhea: What are the Cold Accumulation points? Moxa Ren 3, Moxa ST29 (Could add ST32 later if you want.)
Amenorrhea: What are the Damp Phlegm Obstruction points? ST40 (Phlegm). SP9 (Damp) (Could add ST32 later if you want.)
Amenorrhea: What are the points for LR/KD Xu? LR3, K3, UB18, UB23. GB39.... "Gathering Point for Marrow" (in this case, Essence)
Amenorrhea: What are the points for SP/ST Xu? SP3 (no equivalent for ST :( ) UB20. UB21. MOXA Ren 12 (FM of ST). Moxa ST36. ((Lower) He-Sea of ST)
Amenorrhea: What are the points for Qi & Blood Xu? SP3, Ren 6 ("Sea of Qi"), UB17, UB20. If palpitations, add H7 and UB15 (BS for HT).
Which points for Cold (Pain) Bi? Moxa.. Du4, Ren4, UB23 (BS of KD), Ashi points
Which points for Heat Bi? LI-11 plus bleeding on wither UB40 (LL) or Du14 (UL)
Which points for Wind (Moving) Bi? Wind Pond, Wind Palace (Mansion), Wind Market: GB20, Du6, GB31. Plus two points to Move Blood: SP10, UB17.
Which points for Damp (Fixed) Bi? Two SP points for Damp: SP9, SP5. And, oddly, a ST point to Tonify Qi/Tonify SP/ST: ST36!!
Irregular Menstruation: What are the Common Points for Early Menses d/t Blood Heat? Ren 3 (to Clear Heat from Blood via urina: FM of UB). SP10 (Cool Blood). K11-21 (Regulate Chong). Can add Zi Gong Xue. (DJ had K5 in her list??)
Irregular Menstruation: What points would you pick up for XS Heat in Early Menses d/t Blood Heat? LI11. Du14. (Could add Jing-Spring points for relevant organ: HT heat: HT8. LR heat: LR2. ST heat: ST44)
Irregular Menstruation: What points would you pick up for Xu Heat in Early Menses d/t Blood Heat? K2 (Xu Heat). K6 (Tonify KD). SP6 (Tonify 3 Yin organs).
Irregular Menstruation: What points would you pick up for LQS in Early Menses d/t Blood Heat? Four Gates (LR3/LI4). BS of LR (UB18). Ren 17 (IP for Qi/Move qi)
Irregular Menstruation: What are points for Early Menses d/t Qi Xu? "Tonify Qi, Stop Bleeding, Regulate Chong & Ren." Qi: ST36, UB20, SPLEEN 8!!!! ("XCP of SP and used for "Irregular menses d/t SP Xu"). Ren: Ren6, Ren12. Chong: SP4, K11-21. (Add SP1 for Uterine Bleeding.)
Irregular Menstruation: What are Common Points for Late Menses? Hint: 2 local points, 2 Chong points Local points: ST29 and Zi Gong Xue. Chong points: SP4, K11-21. (DJ notes include SP6 and don't have ZGX.)
Irregular Menstruation: What points would you pick up for LQS in Late Menses? Four Gates (LR3/LI4). LR14. UB18 (BS of LR). Ren 17 (IP for Qi)
Irregular Menstruation: What points would you pick up for Blood Xu in Late Menses? UB17. UB20. SP3. ST36.
Irregular Menstruation: What points would you pick up for Blood Cold in Late Menses? MOXA... Du4. Ren4. ST29 (local)
Irregular Menstruation: What are Common Points for "Irregular" Menses? Hint: All are Chong & gyn Chong: SP4, K11-K21. Gyn: SP6, ZGX.
Irregular Menstruation: What points would you pick up for Irregular Menses d/t LQS? Four Gates, Ren17, UB18 are same as for LQS added for Late Menses. But no LR 14 here. And says "Add LR5 for severe cases."
Irregular Menstruation: What points would you pick up for Irregular Menses d/t KD Xu? K3, K8, K10 (K8 & K10 are special points for Irregular Menses). UB23. MOXA Ren 4.
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