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Therapeu I- Insomnia

Four Insomnia Etiologies/Pathogeneses, Symptoms & Treatment

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Four etiologies (even though there are surely more) for insomnia. What are the 2 Xu? HT-KD "Disharmony" (basically KD yin xu with "Water failing to 'nourish' Fire") and HT-SP Xu
Four etiologies (even though there are surely more) for insomnia. What are the 2 XS? LQS --> LR Fire and "Discomfort in Stomach
Insomnia sx; tell me diagnosis: DDS, difficulty falling asleep. (They all have restlessness as sx.) Dizziness, tinnitus, 5CH, night sweat, palpitations, SWLBK. Red T scanty coat; Rapid, thready P HT-KD Disharmony
Insomnia sx; tell me diagnosis: "Restless sleep," fatigue, palpitations, (poor memory! i thot that was KD...), pale complexion, lassitude. Pale T with TWC. Thready, weak P. HT & SP Xu
Insomnia sx; tell me diagnosis: "Restless sleep" with bad dreams. Irritable, HA, distending pain chest/HCR, bitter taste in mouth, red eyes, constipation. Red T with yellow coat. Wiry, rapid P. LR Fire
Insomnia sx; tell me diagnosis: Abdominal distention/discomfort, belching, poor appetite. Greasy T with thick coat. Slippery P. Stomach discomfort
Common points for Insomnia H7, SP6, An Mian, Yin Tang, Si Shen Cong (Four Spirits Wisdom)
Differentiation points for insomnia d/t Disharmony between Heart and Kidney UB15, UB23, K3, K6, K2
Differentiation points for insomnia d/t Heart and Spleen Deficiency UB15, UB20, ST36, P6/SP4, MOXA SP1 (!!!!)
Differentiation points for insomnia d/t Liver Fire UB18, LR2, GB43
Differentiation points for insomnia d/t Stomach discomfort Ren 12 (FM of ST), UB21 (BS of ST), ST36 (He-Sea), P6 (for fullness in chest/epigastrium)
Formula for insomnia d/t Disharmony between Heart and Kidney Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan (Emperor of Heaven Special Pill to Tonify the Heart)
Formula for insomnia d/t Heart and Spleen Deficiency Gui Pi Tang (Restore the Spleen Decoction)
Formula for insomnia d/t Liver Fire Long Dan Xie Gan Tang (Gentanae Pill for Draining Liver-Fire)
Formula (plus modification) for insomnia d/t Stomach discomfort Bao He Wan (Preserve Harmony Pill) +Suan Zao Ren
Differentiation points for insomnia d/t Liver Fire UB18, LR2, GB43
Differentiation points for insomnia d/t Stomach discomfort Ren 12, UB21, ST36, P6
Insomnia T/P: Red T scanty coat; Thready rapid pulse. HT-KD Disharmony
"Trouble falling asleep" "HT-KD Disharmony"
Insomnia T/P: Pale T, TWC; Thready, weak pulse. HT-SP Xu
Insomnia T/P: Red T, yellow coat; Wiry, rapid pulse LQS turning into Liver Fire disturbing Heart
Insomnia T/P: Greasy thick coat; Slipper pulse ST discomfort affects Shen
Created by: mrbarr