Arrhythmia (Palpitations)

An arrhythmia occurs when the heart beats irregularly--either too fast, too slow or with an abnormal rhythm. Symptoms of an arrhythmia include dizziness, chest pain, shortness of breath and sweating.

Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Arrhythmia.

The following TCM Diagnostic Patterns May Be Involved With Arrhythmia (Palpitations)

Acupuncture Points That May Be Useful For Arrhythmia (Palpitations)

TCM Herbal Formulas That May Be Useful For Arrhythmia (Palpitations)

TCM FormulaClinical Functions
Ba Zhen Wan

Pale complexion, fatigue, low stamina, light headedness, vertigo, palpitations (may be frequent), anxiety, poor appetite, reduced energy for speaking.

The Pulse will be thin and frail or large and weak and the Tongue will be pale with a white coat.

Gui Pi Wan

The formula is used to tonify both the spleen and heart which can be damaged from excessive overthinking, compulsions, etc. along with poor dietary habits and stressful lifestyle.  General indications are anxiety, phobias, palpitations, insomnia, dream disturbed sleep, poor appetite, pallid complexion.

In women spleen and heart deficiencies may lead to prolonged periods with little flow or early periods, heavier with pale blood.

The Pulse will be thin and frail and the Tongue will be pale with a thin white coat.

Tian Wan Bu Xin Wan

Anxiety, insomnia, irritability, night sweats, low grade fever, restless sleep, poor memory, poor focus and concentration, nocturnal emissions, dry stools.

Pulse will be thin and rapid and the Tongue will be red with little coating.

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