Acupuncture Treatment of Disease

postpartum dizziness
prolonged labor
tuberculosis TB
seminal emission
stomach ache
stomach spasm
trigeminal neuralgia
urinary tract pain
uterine prolapse
vaginal itching
wei syndrome [wasting or flaccid syndrome]
whooping cough [pertusis]
windstroke [CVA or TIA]
Diabetes [wasting syndrome]

Xiao Ke diabetes-like conditions, wasting and thirsting)

Lung (upper Xiao), Stomach (mid Xiao), or Kidney (low Xiao).

TCM - Yin deficiency with dry Heat

Dry Heat injures the Lungs

P/T - clear Heat, lubricate the Lungs, nourish fluids

Acupuncture - hand Taiyin & Shaoyin, BL 13 & LU 9, 10 (heat), BL 15 & HT 8 (purge upper Jiao Heat),

Yi Shu (pancreas Shu 1.5 cun lateral to T8)

- thirst- Ren 23, ST 44

Stomach dry Heat

P/T - purge Stomach Fire, nourish Spleen Yin

Acupuncture - foot Yangming, Taiyin, BL 20, SP 6, ST 36, BL 21 & ST 44, Yi Shu

- hunger- PC 6, Ren 12

Kidney Yin deficiency

P/T - clear Heat, nourish Yin

Acupuncture - foot Shaoyin, Jueyin, BL 23, KI 3, BL 18 & LR 3 (LR KI Yin, descend Fire), Yi Shu

Yin and Yang deficiency

chronic type II NIDDM, usually obese patients, Kidney deficiency, frequent urination which is cloudy, low back and knee weakness, dull complexion, irregular menses - menopause,

impotence - andropause, aversion to cold, P- deep weak

Acupuncture - foot Shaoyin, BL 23, Du 4, KI 3, Ren 6, ST 36, Yi Shu

Alternative Treatment Methods

auricular - pancreas, endocrine, KI, SJ, Shenmen, HT, LR, Er Mi Gen, gentle stimulation, one ear at a time, change ears every other day

7 star - T7-L1

injection - Dang Gui in Hua Tou Jia Ji

Caused by Wind and Fire attacking the organs, this is more severe than meridian invasion.

Bi Zheng (closed/tense patterns):

Wind Fire

red face

Acupuncture - *Du 26, Shi Xuan (bleed), *PC 6, LR 3, GB 20, all open orifices to revive patient and clear externally caused Liver Wind


red face, rough noisy breathing

Acupuncture - *Du 26, Shi Xuan, *PC 6, ST 40, Ren 22


similar to Cold Bi, limbs are more flaccid than with Heat, gurgling sound in throat, cold limbs

Acupuncture - *Du 26, *PC 6, Shi Xuan, ST 36, SP 6, ST 40, Ren 6 (moxa)

Tou Zheng (open/flaccid patterns):

Yin and Yang collapse

Acupuncture - Ren 4, 8 *heavy Moxa), *Du 26, *PC 6, ST 36, Du 20, Si Shen Cong

Alternative Treatment Methods

auricular - subcortes, brainstem, frontal, occipital, temporal, LR, HT, KI, effected body parts

scalp - wait until the situation is stable, puncture opposite side of paralysis, use motor, motor sensory, and speech regions.

electrical - must wait until situation is stable, use on head, arm, leg, 2 points each, intermittent, or alternating frequency

*For chronic stroke patients, alternate puncturing the effected side and the normal side.

Prevention points: GB 31, 39

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