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Different Treatment of same Disease, same
treatment of different Diseases
headaches may be caused by many pathogens (phlegm, heat, Yang rising, etc)
i.e. Phlegm (or any other pathogen can cause many
disorder in different people may be treated the same or differently
depending on differential diagnosis.
Different diseases in different people may be treated the same. Different environment, location, person,
and time all effect how treatment should be done.
Time – Season
- spring, Qi is near surface
- summer, Qi is subcutaneous
(insert slightly deeper)
- fall, Qi is in the muscles
- winter, Qi is in the bones
Time – Disease
i.e. Malaria, PMS, etc. if
one can catch before onset results of treatment will be significantly
- different areas have
different climates, diets, cultural influences, and standards of living
which may effect treatment.
Age, sex, body type, personality
- young people, Yang is superficial, they are
fragile, (needle for short time, shallow, gently, and only do a few points)
- women handle pain better, although at
different times in their cycle women react differently, keep track of the
cycle even if not treating gynecological problems.
do while treating root and branch.
- regulate Yin Yang
- regulate Zang Fu
neutral stimulation needling methods.
deficiency tonify the Mother, for excesses sedate the Son.
Harmonize Shaoyang – alternating chills
and fever, dizziness, bitter taste, wiry pulse
Acu – SJ 5, GB 43
Harmonize GB ST – GB attack ST, hypochondiac pain,
nausea, vomiting, epigastric fullness
Acu – GB 24 (sun moon), GB 34, (ST 36, SJ 6 –
Harmonize LR SP – Qi stagnation from emotions – alternating constipation and
diarrhea, poor appetite, PMS, IBS
Acu – LR 14 (sun moon), LR 3, SP 4, 6, 15
Harmonize ST and intestines – abdominal pain, fullness, belching, GI
Acu – Low he-sea, Ren 6, 12, ST 25, 36, PC 6
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