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Asthma

Acute onset during attack (cold, hot, or deficiency)
Remission stage (cold, hot, and deficiency)

Acute onset during attack of Cold
P/T warm up meridians, disperse Cold, eliminate Phlegm, relieve Asthma
Acupuncture Rx hand Taiyin, Ren, sedate, LU 7, 5, BL 13 (expel patho., relieve asthma), Ren 17, ding chuan
- wheezing Ren 22
- runny nose LI 20, ST 3
- Phlegm ST 40
- Fever LI 4, LI 11

Acute onset during attack of Heat
P/T descend and disperse Lung Qi, clear Lung Heat, transform Phlegm, stop Asthma
Acupuncture Rx LI 4, 11, DU 14 (clear heat), LU 1, 6 (relieve asthma), Ren 17, ding chuan (descend LU Qi), ST 40 (phlegm)
- heat bleed LI 1, 11
- wheezing Ren 22
- Phlegm Ren 12
- Liver Fire attack Lung LR 3, 14

Acute onset during attack from deficiency
P/T nourish Qi, relieve Asthma
Acupuncture Rx hand Taiyin, back-shu, ding chuan, LU 9, BL 13, 43

Remission stage cold, hot, and deficiency
Lung, Spleen, and Kidney Qi deficiency
P/T tonify Qi
Acupuncture Rx Lung Qi : LU 9, BL 13, 20, 43, Spleen Qi: LU 9, BL 13, 43, ST 36, 40, SP 3,
Kidney Qi: LU 9, BL 13, 43, 23, 24, KI 3


Alternative treatment methods
auricular LU, shenmen, bronchi, adrenal, sympathetic
Moxa back-shu during remission stage
herbal application Bai Jie Zi 21g, Yan Hu Suo 21g, Xi Xin 15g, Gan Sui 12g, place on ding chuan, BL 13, Ren 20, ST 16 (may cause blister)
electro LU 5, 6
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