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Fatigue

Summer Heat

Often associated with damp, because the heat weakens the Spleen, leading to production of damp.

Clinical manifestations:

  • Symptoms follow excessive sweating, sun stroke, always involved a climatological exposure to heat.
  • Fatigue and weakness in extremities
  • Dehydration, shortness of breath
  • Fever
  • Weak voice, thirst
  • Dusky face color if damp is involved
  • Possible loose stool
  • T: Possible greasy coat
  • P: Weak and rapid, may be soft

Formula

  • Qing Shu Yi Qi Tang

Accumulation of Damp

Could be associated with a Spleen deficiency if the symptoms stress it.

Clinical manifestations:

  • Sluggish and heavy sensations.
  • Cloudy, foggy head
  • Spleen Qi Def.
  • Indigestion, loose stool, bloating, low appetite
  • T: Greasy coat
  • P: Soft and slippery

Treatment principle

  • Dry damp, stimulate digestion

Formula

  • Ping Wei San
  • Then later, tonify spleen

Qi and Blood deficiency

Clinical manifestations:

  • Fatigue and Pale color
  • Pale skin, face, lips, nails... etc.
  • Dizziness, palpitations
  • T: Pale
  • P: Deep thready, weak

Formula

  • Ba Zhen Tang

 


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