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Flaccid Paralysis of Extremities Wei Syndrome

Usually without pain

Body Damaged by Lung Heat

Clinical manifestations

  • Follows febrile disease
  • Usually lower extremities
  • Low grade fever and yin impairment
  • T: Red with yellow or scanty coat

Treatment Principle

  • Tonify Yin and Jin Ye

Formula

  • Sha Shen Mai Men Dong Tang + San Miao San
  • Qing Zao Jiu Fei Tang

Acupuncture points:

  • Yang Ming points. Stomach channel for legs, L.I. for arms.

Qi Deficiency of the Spleen/Stomach

Clinical manifestations

  • Weakness (not paralysis) of limbs, normal movement, but very weak.
  • Bloating, indigestion, loose stool, aversion to cold, pale complexion.
  • T: Pale
  • P: Thready and weak
  • Prevalent during post illness recovery period.

Formula:

  • Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang

Deficiency of Liver and Kidney

Clinical manifestations

  • Old age, or following illness.
  • Hyposensitivity of extremities leading to weakness leading to paralysis
  • Sore lower back, dysmenorrhea, premature ejaculation
  • Dizziness, vertigo, fatigue
  • T: Pale
  • P: Deep, thready, weak
  • Jing Deficiency, sometimes combined with Qi or Yin deficiency.

Treatment Principle

  • Tonifiy Jing and Liver (for tendons)

Formula:

  • Zuo Gui Yin
  • You Gui Yin
  • Da Bu Yin Wan

Blood Stagnation

Clinical manifestations

  • Weakness leading to numbness
  • Possible spasm leading to paralysis
  • T: Purple
  • P: Choppy, thready

Etiology

  • Post stroke sequellae or tissue trauma
  • Phlegm remains in channels after stroke

Treatment Principle

  • Promote Blood circulation.

Formula

  • Tao Hong Si Wu Tang

 


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