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Chinese Herbal and Acupuncture Treatment Protocols for Coma - Formulas, Protocols, TCM Diagnoses


Coma - Basics

A coma is a deep state of unconsciousness where an individual is alive but unable to move or respond to his or her environment. People may come out of a coma with physical, intellectual, and psychological problems.

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


Coma - Diagnostic Patterns

The Chinese Medicine treatment of coma generally involves arriving at the appropriate TCM diagnosis or pattern. This pattern within the individual is what treatment is based on not the general condition (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).

The following patterns may represent the underlying contributing factors for the development of coma:



Coma - Tam Healing - Tong Ren Protocols

Tong Ren Therapy is the energy healing/medical qi gong aspect of the Tam Healing System. The areas of focus for coma that we would use in Tong Ren techniques form the basis for our acupuncture treatments as well. Generally you would mix these primary points with points specific to the patients underlying TCM pattern and then our tuina (medical massage) would be largely focused on these points as well.

The following Tam Healing/Tong Ren Therapy Protocols May Be Used With Coma


Coma - Questions

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Coma - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (1) acupuncture point may be useful for coma. A subset of these could potentially be useful with acupressure stimulation and/or tongren therapy methods as well.

Generally treatment would be based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting points by function alone, (see general points selection rules.)




The following (1) Formula TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Coma

An Gong Niu Huang Wan

  • Calm The Palace Pill With Cattle Gallstone
    • Resuscitates, clears heat, calms shen, and expels phelgm - coma arising from stroke, convulsions, loss of consciousness.
  • Clear Heat
  • Clear Heat and Open The Orifices
  • Cautions
  • Pregnancy
    • Do not take this formula when pregnant.



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