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Therapeutics I- HA

Eight Headache Etiologies/Pathogeneses, Symptoms & Treatment

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What type of HA, in addition to being accompanied by fever/chills & SF, tense pulse, is often characterized by sx at "whole part of head but often occipital area of head and back of neck (Taiyang meridian)?" Often with general arthralgia/myalgia. Wind-Cold headache
What type of HA is characterized by f/c, red face, dry mouth, ST/rapid P and red T with thin yellow coat. DISTENDING headache, often worse or limited to SIDES/temples of head (Shaoyang meridian)? Wind-Heat headache
I'm assuming this other "Exterior Condition" headache is also accompanied by f/c and a SF pulse, but he didn't say so in class. He calls this a Yang Ming headache and says it is "tight, bandlike" headache either frontal or whole head. Wind-Damp headache
Distention headache with dizziness. Mostly temporal or one side. Worse with stress. Red face, irritable, insomnia. Red T scanty coat. Wiry, thready, rapid P. Headache d/t LR/KD Yin Xu with LYR
Headache with an "empty sensation" of the head. Loss of concentration, poor memory. SWLBK. Tinnitus. Insomnia. Red T with scanty coat (really?). Thready, weak P. Headache d/t KD Essence Xu
Headache with foggy or cloudy feeling of the head/mind. Could also be stuffy sensation of body and/or chest. T has white greasy coat. P is slippery. Headache d/t SP xu with Phlegm obstruction
Headache with stabbing, fixed, constant pain. Headache d/t injury (qi & blood stasis)
Common points for Exterior Syndrome headache GB20, LI4 and LU7, Tai Yang
Differentiation points for headache d/t Wind-Cold Moxa GB20 (Wind Pond). Moxa Du-16 (Wind Palace). Moxa UB-12 (Wind Gate)
Differentiation points for headache d/t Wind-Heat SJ-5 (Expel Wind-Heat, Release the Exterior), LI-11 (Clear Heat), DU-14 (Clear Heat)
Differentiation points for headache d/t WInd-Damp SP9, SP5 (Jing River point of SP channel; Resolve Dampness, Strengthen SP/ST), LI-3 (Shu-Stream point of LI; Dispel Exterior WInd, Clear Heat)
Differentiation points for headache d/t Phlegm Obstruction Local points: ST8 and Tai Yang; Transform Phlegm: ST40; Strengthen SP "to produce Blood"?: Ren 12; P6/SP4 (not sure why); Then "move Q&B": LR3/LI4, ST36 (Strengthen SP)
Differentiation points for headache d/t Q&B Xu Du-20 (to "lift qi up to the head"), UB15, UB20, ST36, Ren 6, Ren 12, UB17
Differentiation points for headache d/t KD Essence Xu Again Du-20 (to "lift qi"). K3, Ren 4, UB23, GB39 (IP for Marrow), GB19 ("Brain Cavity": "Directly above GB20 at level of Du-17, superior border of EOP")
Differentiation points for headache d/t Injury Ashi points, Four Gates (to Move Qi), UB17, SP10
Formula for Wind-Cold HA Chuan Xiong Cha Tiao San (Cnidium and Tea Powder)
Formula for Wind-Heat HA Yin Qiao San (Honeysuckle and Forsythia Powder)
Formula for Wind-Damp HA Qiang Huo Sheng Shi Tang (Notopterygium and Tuhuo Decoction)
Formula for LYR headache Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin (Gastrodia and Uncaria Drink)
Formula for Phlegm Obstruction headache Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Tang (Pinellia and Gastrodia Decoction)
Formula for Q&B Xu headache Ba Zhen Tang (Eight Treasures Decoction)
Formula for KD Essence Xu headache Da Bu Yuan Jian (Great Tonify the Basal Decoction)
Formula for headache d/t injury Tong Qiao Huo Xue Tang (Unblock the Orifices and Invigorate the Blood Decoction )
What distal points for a Yangming headache? ST41, LI4
What distal points for a Shaoyang headache? SJ5, GB41
What distal points for a Taiyang headache? SI3, UB65
What distal point for a vertex (aka Jueyin) headache? LR3
Created by: mrbarr