Kidney Meridian Patterns - Disharmonies Chart

You may click on a particular pattern below for more detailed information including tongue and pulse diagnosis, related signs and symptoms and treatment points.

Deficiency Patterns

Signs

Tongue

Pulse

KD Qi DeficiencySOB, asthma, cold limbs, weak back a/or knees, copious clear urination, incontinence, night-time urinationPaleDeep, weak possibly tight
KD Yin DeficiencyDizziness, tinnitus, vertigo, sore back, constipation, may also have empty heat signs, mallor flush, night sweats, heat in the 5 palms, insomnia, dry throatRed w/no coat, may have horizontal cracks, red tip w/empty fireFloating, empty, rapid
KD Yang DeficiencySore a/or weak back/knees, sensation of cold, aversion to cold, weak lower limbs, lassitude, clear copious urine, poor appetite, looses stools, edema (which can be severe)Pale, swollen, wet possibly a white coat w/strong water signsDeep, weak possibly slow w/strong water signs
KD Jing DeficiencyIn children poor physical a/or mental development - In adults weakening of the bones, teeth, back a/or knees, memory problems, lessening of sexual libido/abilityRed, peeledFloating, empty