Chinese Herbal and Acupuncture Treatment Protocols for Coronary Artery Disease - Formulas, Protocols, TCM Diagnoses

Coronary Artery Disease - Basics

Coronary Artery Disease is the most common form of heart failure, in which the heart can no longer pump enough blood to the rest of the body. It is caused by a a narrowing of the small blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart.

Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Disease - Diagnostic Patterns

The Chinese Medicine treatment of coronary artery disease 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 coronary artery disease:

Coronary Artery Disease - 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 coronary artery disease 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 Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Disease - Formulas From Our Store

The following herbal formulas are potentially useful in the process of treating coronary artery disease. For a complete list from our store with more details see our coronary artery disease formula section.

Coronary Artery Disease - Questions

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The following (1) Formula TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Coronary Artery Disease

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  • Astragalus and Cinnamon Twig Five Herb Decoction
    • Common with blood deficient patterns for dispersing interior cold, xue bi, (blood painful obstruction), generally manifesting as numbness of the extremities.  With the appropriate underlying patterns - shoulder pain, neck pain, knee pain.
    • Diabetic neuropathy, peripheral neuropathy, polyneuropathy, conditions such as raynaud's with the right underlying factors, frostbite.
    • Facial paralysis, post-stroke recovery.
    • Restless leg syndrome.
    • Certain cardiovascular issues, heart disease.
  • Warm Interior Cold
  • Warm the Channels and Disperse Cold

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