Febrile Disease and Cold-induced Disease according to Shang Han Lun.
✵Febrile Disease and Cold-induced Disease, or heat diseases of the six channels, with entries from the book Shang Han Lun (the Treatise on Cold-induced Diseases) are introduced with its outlines and explains.
The main content is: seasonal febrile disease, summer-heat affliction, dryness-induced disease, cold-induced disease, febrile disease, dampness disease, wind affection, Tai Yang disease (Taiyang Syndrome), Yang Ming disease (Yangming Syndromes), Shao Yang disease (Shaoyang Syndrome), Tai Yin disease (Tai Yin Syndrome), Shao Yin disease (Shao Yin Syndrome), Jue Yin Disease(Jue Yin Syndrome), etc.
Seasonal febrile disease:also known as warm disease, acute externally contracted febrile disease caused by warm pathogens, clinically manifested chiefly as fever.
Summer-heat affliction:a general term for various conditions cause by summer-heat, especially for mild cases of heatstroke and sunstroke.
Dryness-induced disease:The Dryness-induced disease is any disease caused by dryness pathogen, usually with symptoms fever with dry throat, dry cough, dry skin, and other symptoms of dryness.
The cold-induced disease is a general term for various externally contracted febrile diseases; Sometimes it is only used for cold affection, a condition caused by cold, manifested as chills and fever, an absence of sweating, headache, floating and tense pulse.
Febrile disease:(1).Disease due to exogenous pathogenic factgors with fever as its main manifestation;(2).one of the cold-induced diseases;(3).febrile disease caused by summer heat.
Dampness disease:any disease caused by dampness, usually with symptoms such as distending pain and swelling of joints, heaviness sensation of the body, watery diarrhea, or edema.
Wind affection:(1).syndrome of Taiyang meridian affected by wind;(2).Common cold.
Tai Yang disease(Taiyang Syndrome)
Tai Yang (Greater Yang) disease(Taiyang Syndrome): Disease (or syndrome) characterized by the attack of pathogenic wind-cold to the body surface and struggle between the normal and pathogenic factors at the exterior portion of the body.
Yang Ming disease(Yangming Syndromes)
Yang Ming (Splendid Yang) disease(Yangming Syndromes): Syndrome marked by exuberant yang and dryness-heat in the stomach and intestines occuring in the course of cold-induced febrile disease.
Shao Yang disease(Shaoyang Syndrome)
Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) disease(Shaoyang Syndrome):Disease or syndrome in which the pathogenic heat exists between the exterior and interior of the body, marked by alternate fever and chills, fullness and choking feeling in the chest and hypochondriac region, dry throat, and taut pulse..
Tai Yin disease(Tai Yin Syndrome)
Tai Yin (Greater Yin) disease(Tai Yin Syndrome):Disease or syndrome characterized by decline of spleen yang with production of cold-damp in the interior, and manifested by abdominal fullness and sometimes abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea, anorexia, sunken and relaxed or weak pulse.
Shao Yin disease(Shao Yin Syndrome)
Shao Yin disease(Shao Yin Syndrome):Syndrome occuring at the late stage of a cold-induced disease marked by general decline of Yin and Yang..
Jue Yin Disease(Jue Yin Syndrome)
Jue Yin Disease(Jue Yin Syndrome): One of the syndromes of the six meridians occuring at the late stage of a cold-induced disease characterized by interweaving of cold and heat or yin and yang, manifested by fever or a burning sensation in the epigastrium with cold limbs, hunger but no desire to eat.