✵To help clients and TCM fans know better with the common knowledge of ancient TCM and syndrome differentiation, there comes the online knowledge database in classified categories.
✵Traditional Chinese medicine has been used for thousands of years. Through thousands of years of practice, it has been proved that Chinese medicine is effective and feasible in treating diseases, preventing diseases and maintaining health. The treatment of diseases with traditional Chinese medicine has saved countless lives. The treatment of diseases in traditional Chinese medicine is macro and comprehensive.
The theoretical system of traditional Chinese medicine is derived from and guided by long-term clinical practice. Through the analysis of the phenomenon, the internal mechanism is explored. Therefore, this unique theoretical system of traditional Chinese medicine has two basic characteristics, one is the overall-concept, the other is the dialectical treatment.
Liver Deficiency Syndrome:The Liver deficiency syndrome is defined as the Liver Yin deficiency, Liver blood deficiency, Liver Qi deficiency.Liver belongs to wood in the five elements system, is the Yang aspect of Yin, connect to the Qi of spring; It connects with the tendon in the body, open in the eyes, its essence and best part represent in the claw, represent as tears in the liquid state.
Liver Excess syndrome
Liver Excess Syndrome:The Liver excess syndrome is normally known as Liver excess heat syndrome, it is known as suffering from the firm and full in the heart, often pain in costal regions, rapid breathing as in anger state, this is the condition of liver excess heat syndrome.
Liver Asthenia(Hepatic asthenia)
Liver Asthenia(Hepatic asthenia):The liver asthenia is also known as hepatic asthenia, or liver consumption, the main pathogenic reason of the liver asthenia is acting contrary to spring-Qi, the Foot-Shaoyang not growing, and the liver Qi changes endogenously, mental stimulation and hurt the liver Qi.
Tendon Exhaustion Syndrome:the conditions of tendon exhaustion is mainly due to the liver. The liver viscus has a relationship with tendons, the tendons coordinate with the liver, there is a syndrome affecting the liver, represent in the tendon.
Abdominal mass:The accumulation mass is visible, the lump is fixed, the pain has the definite place, the disease is in the blood system, is for the disease of Zang-viscera; The gathering belongs to intangible, the mass gathering and disappear, pain is not fixed place, disease is in Qi phase, it is disease of Fu-viscus.
Gallbladder deficiency and excess syndrome
Gallbladder deficiency and excess syndrome:The gallbladder control the liver, the Qi of the liver coordinate with the gallbladder, the condition of gallbladder, easy to sigh, bitter in mouth, vomit liquid, pavor in heart.
Wind deficiency:Wind deficiency is commonly defined as: weakness and deficiency internally and affected by wind pathogen exogenously.
Hematemesis(spitting blood):Hematemesis can be upper gastrointestinal bleeding or bronchiectated hemoptysis. Vomiting blood mainly from the stomach lesions, due to exogenous pathogen into the stomach, stomach collateral injury or the influence of other viscera conditions and the stomach can cause this syndrome.
Heart deficiency and excess syndrome
Heart deficiency and excess syndrome:The heart excess syndrome is mainly due to excess heat, phlegm heat counter flow upward, and the main symptoms are pathogen excess.The heart deficiency syndrome is mainly due to Qi deficiency and blood deficiency of the heart.
Heart Asthenia:the heart Asthenia is a condition mainly due to the consumption hurt of the heart.The heart asthenia could be classified into heart asthenia excess heat, and heart asthenia deficiency cold.
Chest Impediment(Chest discomfort)
Chest Impediment(Chest discomfort):The Chest Impediment is also known as chest discomfort. Its main symptoms are known including chest tightness, chest pain, even pain to the back, wheeze and could not sleep as the main manifestation.
Small intestine deficiency and excess syndrome
Small intestine deficiency and excess syndrome:The Small intestine deficiency syndrome is a syndrome due the affection of the small intestine due to cold, cold pain in the lower abdomen.The Small intestine excess syndrome is the syndrome due to heart transfer heat to the small intestine or heat accumulated in the spleen and stomach, moving down to the small intestine, resulting internal heat in the small intestine.
Wind dizziness:the wind dizziness is a kind of vertigo due to wind and phlegm, and deficiency in blood and Qi, the wind pathogen flow upward and attack.
Wind-deficiency and palpitation
Wind-deficiency and palpitation:the wind deficiency and palpitation is a syndrome mainly with wind deficiency and palpitation, due to endogenous heart Qi deficiency and exogenous wind affection, with various symptoms including palpitation, forget, vexation, etc.
Amnesia(forgetting):What is amnesia? The medical term is temporary memory impairment. Simply put, amnesia is a temporary impairment of the brain's ability to think (or retrieve) information. So the symptoms will go away over time.
Spleen deficiency and excess syndrome
Spleen deficiency and excess syndrome:The spleen deficiency is also known as spleen insufficiency, a general term for deficiency conditions of the spleen, generally refers to a series of pathological phenomena and syndromes of spleen physiological dysfunction caused by the deficiency of spleen Qi. The spleen excess, is also known as spleen excess heat syndrome.
Spleen Asthenia:The Spleen Asthenia is also known as spleen consumption or spleen taxation, it is mainly due to serious spleen deficiency. The spleen asthenia will affect the muscle and normally accompanied by muscle asthenia.
Muscle deficiency and excess syndrome
Muscle deficiency and excess syndrome:Muscle deficiency and excess syndrome are normally known as Muscle deficiency syndrome, or muscle excess syndrome, the muscle deficiency syndrome observed symptoms uneasy in sitting, body shaking and change positions, the muscle excess syndrome observed symptoms easy in sitting, panting for breath.
Constipation and difficulty in micturition
Constipation and difficulty in micturition:The main manifestation of constipation is the reduction of defecation frequency and defecation difficulty, many patients defecation frequency is less than 3 times a week, the constipation is often attacking after chronic disease, severe condition will lead to loss of life.
Heat-dysentery:Heat-dysentery is a kind of dysentery mainly due to the affection of heat pathogen accumulated in the stomach. Its main symptoms observed normally including tenesmus(contraction of genital organ), body heat and abdominal pain, polydipsia and drink water(drink due to vexation and thirst), prefer to cold and aversion to heat, urine hot and red, dysentery color red, or looks similar as fish brain, thick sticky and dirty, pulse manifestation rapid slippery and strong, tongue coating yellow and greasy, etc.
Cold-dysentery:Cold-dysentery is a kind of dysentery mainly due to cold pathogen hosted in large intestines, weakness and deficiency of stomach and intestines, and affected by the cold pathogen, normally the diarrhea color blue or white or black, etc.
Stomach deficiency and excess syndrome
Stomach deficiency and excess syndrome:Stomach deficiency and excess syndrome are known including stomach deficiency syndrome and stomach excess syndrome.The stomach deficiency syndrome is mainly due to cold and deficiency.The stomach excess syndrome is mainly due to heat pathogen accumulation in the stomach.
Regurgitation(gastric disorder causing nausea)
Regurgitation(gastric disorder causing nausea):the Regurgitation or Fan Wei is a syndrome name of TCM, also known as nausea retch, refers to the diet into the stomach, stagnation and not be transformed, for a long time and then affect, its symptoms are mainly represented as eating in the morning and vomit at night.
Emesia(throw up):the emesia, is commonly known as vomiting or throw up, or Ou Tu, a syndrome name of traditional Chinese medicine. It is a disease caused by the stomach loss harmonization and descending, Qi counterflow upward, force the stomach to vomit out from the mouth, which can appear in the course of many diseases.
Choking:Choking is also known as dysphagia, it is a syndrome in which the swallowing of food is obstructed, or the swallowing of food is followed by vomiting. Its pathological site, although mainly in the esophagus and stomach, but has close relationships with the dysfunction of the liver, spleen, kidney and other viscera.
Swelling and distension
Swelling and distension:the swelling and distention are mainly affecting the abdomen, observed full and swelling distention in the abdomen. In ancient works Neijing, it was defined as stomach pulse excess then swelling and distention, there is excessive Qi, then swelling and distention. The deficiency type which is not painful once pressed, the excess type which is painful once pressed.
Obstinate cold syndrome and Accumulated heat
Obstinate cold syndrome and Accumulated heat:The obstinate cold syndrome is mainly due to cold pathogen hidden internally for long period, and stagnant in the intestines and stomach, Yang Qi depressed, and mainly affect the heart and abdomen;The accumulated heat syndrome is mainly due to heat or fire pathogen accumulated and stagnant internally, due to various reasons, mainly affect the five-Zang and six-Fu viscera.
Lung deficiency and excess syndrome
Lung deficiency and excess syndrome:Lung deficiency and excess syndrome are known including the lung deficiency syndrome and the lung excess syndrome. The lung and the large intestines have an exterior-interior relationships, the lung deficiency will develop to lung and large intestine deficiency syndrome, the lung excess will develop to lung and large intestine excess syndrome.
Lung Asthenia(Pulmonary overstrain)
Lung Asthenia(Pulmonary overstrain):The lung asthenia is a syndrome of lung hurt mainly due to taxation or consumption, or due to body cold and drink cold water, or affected by autumn Qi.
Qi Exhaustion:the Qi exhaustion is also known as Qi Ji, or Asthenia crisis of Qi, is severe condition of Qi deficiency, mainly due to deficiency of Zang-viscera, deficiency of healthy vitality and pathogen attack, less healthy vitality and much pathogen Qi affection.
Qi Accumulation:the Qi accumulation is normally known as Ji Qi, mainly due to seven types of Qi, cold Qi pathogen, heat Qi pathogen, anger Qi pathogen, resentment Qi pathogen, happy Qi pathogen, sorrow Qi pathogen, worry Qi pathogen, these pathogens accumulated and stagnant turn hard and big, hard like a cup and affect the region below the heart and in abdomen, acute pain, no appetite(could not take food), attack regularly, serious and unbearable.
Atrophic Lung Syndrome
Atrophic Lung Disease:the atrophic lung syndrome is also known as Fei Wei, main symptoms cough and spit saliva unstoppable, dry throat(pharynx dryness), thirst, pulse floating fine and rapid, this is the condition of Fei Wei or atrophic lung syndrome.
Lung Abscess Syndrome
Lung Abscess:the lung abscess syndrome is also known as Fei Yong, main symptoms cough and fullness in chest, quivering with cold and pulse rapid, dry throat and not thirst, turbid phlegm and stinking smell as of rotten fish, spit pus in long period, looks like rice porridge, this is the case of lung abscess(abscess of lung).
Large Intestine deficiency and excess syndrome
Large Intestine deficiency and excess syndrome:the large intestine deficiency and excess syndrome including the large intestine deficiency syndrome, and the large intestine excess syndrome.The large intestine deficiency syndrome is also known as large intestine deficiency cold syndrome, the large intestine excess syndrome is also known as large intestine excess heat symdrome.
Skin Deficiency and Excess Syndrome
Skin Deficiency and Excess Syndrome:the Skin Deficiency and Excess Syndrome including the Skin Deficiency syndrome, and the Skin Excess Syndrome.
Cough:cough is mainly due to exogenous and endogenous pathogens, which is a syndrome mainly affects the lung system, except the five-Zang viscera cough and six-Fu viscera cough, there are also wind cough, cold cough, chronic cough, gallbladder cough, Jue Yin cough and so on.
Phlegm and Retained Fluid
Phlegm and retained fluid:Phlegm retention refers to the body fluid could not be transformed, stay or permeability inside a part of the body, which is generalized phlegm retention.
Kidney deficiency and excess syndrome
Kidney deficiency and excess syndrome:the kidney deficiency and excess syndrome are known including the kidney deficiency syndrome, or the kidney excess syndrome.The kidney and the urinary bladder are in an interior-exterior relationship, the kidney deficiency or excess might develop to kidney and urinary bladder deficiency or excess syndrome.
Kidney Asthenia(Kidney consumption)
Kidney Asthenia(Kidney consumption):the kidney asthenia, is also known as kidney consumption, or kidney strain, mainly due to taxation or consumption hurt of the kidney, from sexual strain(exhaustion due to sexual indulgence), deficiency of Yin, water exhaution at the lower energizer and fire burning at the upper energizer.
Essence Exhaustion:the essence exhaustion syndrome, is also known as Jing Ji, is mainly due to the lost and exhaustion of the Essence, it related with the syndromes of five-Zang and six-Fu viscera.
Bone Exhaustion:the bone exhaustion, is also known as bone strain or Gu Ji, is a syndrome of Traditional Chinese Medicine, which mainly understood as weakness of bones and exhaustion of marrows, it is one of the six exhaustions, mainly due to the kidney, the kidney governs the bones, and bone combined with the kidney, teeth are the odds and ends of bone.
Bone Deficiency and Excess Syndrome
Bone Deficiency and Excess Syndrome:the Bone deficiency and excess syndrome are also known as bone deficiency syndrome, and bone excess syndrome, the bone deficiency or excess condition, mainly related to the kidney and urinary bladder.
Lumbago(backache):Lumbago is also known as Yao Tong, or Low back pain, which is the name of the symptom. It is mainly due to exogenous pathogen, trauma, overwork, kidney deficient, and lead to blocking of the meridian and collateral Qi at waist region and collaterals lost nutritional support.
Urinary Bladder Deficiency and Excess Syndrome
Urinary Bladder Deficiency and Excess Syndrome:the urinary bladder deficiency and excess syndrome are known as the urinary bladder deficiency syndrome and the urinary bladder excess syndrome.The urinary bladder deficiency syndrome normally means the urinary bladder deficiency cold syndrome.The urinary bladder excess syndrome normally means the urinary excess heat syndrome.
Triple Energizer deficiency and excess syndrome
Triple Energizer deficiency and excess syndrome:the triple energizer deficiency and the excess syndrome is also known as the triple energizer deficiency syndrome and the triple energizer excess syndrome.The Upper Energizer is in charge of reception, the Middle Energizer is in charge of transformation, the Lower Energizer is in charge of excretion.
Consumptive Thirst(Wasting Thirst)
Consumptive Thirst(Wasting Thirst):the consumptive thirst is also known as wasting thirst or Xiao Ke, its main symptoms are frequent drinking and urination.The consumptive thirst or wasting thirst, is mainly due to eating and drinking without temperance, addiction to alcohol, consumption, and intemperate sexual intercourse.
Hectic Fever due to Yin Deficiency
Hectic Fever due to Yin Deficiency:the Hectic fever due to Yin deficiency is a syndrome of traditional Chinese medicine. It is a kind of deficiency fever caused by depletion of blood essence and body fluid.
Asthenic Disease:the Asthenia is a kind of consumption, generally it is due to deficiency of Qi and blood, and deficiency hurt of the five-Zang viscera, and hurt the Yin constitution.
Asynodia(Impotentia):the Asynodia is also known as impotentia, is a kind of syndrome for adult male, with main symptoms weakness and dysfunction of phallus, could not erect or could erect but not lasting, mainly due to the urogenital region lost support from various pathogenic reasons including deficiency, pavor, dampness, decline of vital gate fire, deficiency and cold of essence and Qi, exhaustion and consumption of seven emotions.
Gonorrhea:the Gonorrhea, is also known as stranguric turbidity or stranguria syndrome, there are six major types of stranguria, heat stranguria, Qi stranguria, blood stranguria, chylous stranguria, urolithic stranguria, strain stranguria. The Turbid Urine is another syndrome and introduced together with stranguria, some of its symptoms are similar to the stranguria, but they are not the same syndrome.
Seminal Emission and Premature ejaculation.
Seminal Emission and Premature ejaculation:The syndrome of seminal emission in dreams are normally defined as nocturnal emission, the syndrome of seminal emission without a dream, or involuntary seminal emission in wake state is defined as spermatorrhea. The premature ejaculation is a disease state characterized by ejaculation of semen immediately after or even prior to the penetration.
Gasping(Panting or Asthma)
Gasping(Panting or Asthma): Gasping or Panting is a kind of syndrome due to exogenous or endogenous injury, bring symptoms that impairment of dispersing and descending function of the lung, adverse rising of pulmonary Qi, no master of Qi, kidney loses the governing and collecting function, as a result, breathes difficult, even open mouth or lift shoulder, nares flaring, cannot lie down, etc.
Qi Collapse:Middle Qi Collapse and Thoracic Qi Collapse
Qi Collapse(Middle Qi Collapse and Thoracic Qi Collapse):the Middle Qi Collapse, is also known as sinking of the Middle Qi, it is a syndrome from the deficiency of the spleen, resulting in relaxation of muscle and vessel, and prolapse of the viscera. The Thoracic Qi Collapse, is also known as sinking of the Thoracic Qi, the pectoral Qi or thoracic Qi is which stays in the chest and lung functions for aiding the healthy breath function.