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fainting with cold limbs.
medicine – stroke, sunstroke, kidney failure, severe dysentery, food
TCM – disharmony between Yin & Yang, Qi circulation is irregular.
type 1 (Jue) – Qi
stagnation blocks clear cavities (tense, closed, Jue)
type 2 (Tuo) –
sinking Qi cannot rise to clear cavities (collapse, open, shock, Tuo)
1. External pathogenic
invasion disrupts mind
2. Yin deficiency leads to hyperactive Yang
rising, Qi and blood shoots upward, patient loses consciousness.
3. Turbid Phlegm
accumulation causing Heat which blocks the clear cavities.
4. Qi and blood deficiency,
acute or chronic, not enough nutrients to clear cavities.
Jue (tense, closed)
faint, loss of consciousness with tense features
(closed fists, lockjaw), heavy breathing, Phlegm wheezing sound from
throat, spasms, urine and stool retention, T- greasy coat, P- wiry rapid
P/T – eliminate Phlegm, open
meridians and clear cavities, revive mind, rescue consciousness
– Du, hand jueyin, 1st needle Du 26,
20, PC 8, 9 (to open cavities), then open 4 gates – LI 4 to SI 3, LR 3 to
fever – Du 14, LI 11
wheezing & heavy breathing – Ren 22, ST 40
lockjaw – ST 6, Ren 24
spasm – Du 8, SI 3
retention of urine and stool – SJ 6, Ren 3, ST 25
Tuo (collapse, open, shock)
loss of consciousness, pale complexion or pale
after a flush of redness, weak breathin, mouth
and hands open, oily cold sweat, cold limbs, urinary and bowel
incontinence, low blood pressure, P- weak, Yin and Yang separate, Qi and
P/T – rescue patient, strongly tonify Yang and
– Ren, Du, needle and moxa, Ren 4, 6, 8 (moxa only), Du 20, 25, 26, ST 36,
*strong stimulation, use heavy moxa with salt until patient is revived, mostly Ren 8
auricular – Heart,
brain, sympathetic, Shenmen
electro – PC 8 &
KI 1, strong rapid frequency
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