Theory

GV 17 - Acupuncture Point - Nao Hu


GV 17 Names

  • English Name: Brain's Door
  • Pinyin Name: Nao Hu
  • Chinese Character: 腦戶

Location


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GV 17 Clinical Uses

  • Neck/Cervical issues, pain a/or stiffness of the neck, heaviness of the head, headache, dizziness.
  • Epilepsy, mania, lockjaw, loss of voice.
  • Eye pain, excessive lacrimation.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to effect the medulla functions (heart, lung, blood vessel issues), useful for palpitations, asthma/shortness of breath, multiple sclerosis, lou gehrig's, muscular dystrophy. 


GV 17 Point Associations

  • Intersecting point of the Governing Vessel & Urinary Bladder Channels

GV 17 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



GV 17 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


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