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By Susanna Dowie MA LicAC MBAAcC HonMRCHM MATCM

ACUPUNCTURE: AN relief TO DIFFERENTIAL prognosis supplies a accomplished traditional and acupuncture differential prognosis, referenced through providing situation and by way of acupuncture prognosis. offered in an obtainable layout, spiral certain and with a horizontal lower on each one web page, it offers the practitioner and pupil entry to a convenient and transportable reminiscence relief to differential analysis.

  • Presented in a small, moveable and quick-referenced form
  • Includes either western medication differential analysis and chinese language drugs differential diagnosis
  • Suitable for either scholars and practitioners of acupuncture
  • Attractive color design

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G. g. g. indd xxv 8/9/2008 6:20:01 PM Glossary Continued Chosen translation Chinese word Other commonly used translations Context upper shàng above as in upper body disease, upper eyelid, upper jiao; as in ascendant hyperactivity shang kang vexing heat in the five hearts wuˇ xı−n fán rè five palm heat palpable heat in the palms and soles and subjective feeling of heat in the chest resulting from yin deficiency with empty heat warm we−n tonify as in warming the stomach, qi, yang weak ruò wills zhì emotions, mind, spirit as in wu zhi, the five wills: zhi is emotion, determination or will, presence of mind or concentration power wilting weˇi atony as in wei syndrome; as in poliomyelitis, myasthenia gravis, polyneuritis, etc.

1. Cerebral haemorrhage (about 10% of strokes): weakness or paralysis; numbness/tingling; visual changes; slurred speech; difficulty swallowing; drooling; loss of memory; vertigo; poor co-ordination/ balance; personality/mood changes; eyelid drooping; drowsiness; loss of consciousness. 2. Cerebral thrombosis (about 50%): weakness or paralysis; numbness, tingling; visual changes; slurred speech; difficulty swallowing; drooling; loss of memory; vertigo; poor co-ordination/balance; personality, mood changes; eyelid drooping; drowsiness; loss of consciousness.

Nature: acute (excess); chronic/recurrent (excess/deficient); stabbing, fixed (blood stasis); vague, unlocalised (qi stagnation); severe, cramping (cold); dull, nagging (qi deficiency); worse with pressure (excess); worse for eating (excess); better with pressure (deficiency); better with heat (cold); better with rest (deficiency); better with activity (qi stagnation); periodic, accompanied by thirst (heat); violent attacks, accompanied by fullness (excess). 4. Digestive or gynaecological: according to symptoms.

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