Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Nasal Polyps

What Is Nasal Polyps?

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Nasal Polyps - Basics

Nasal polyps are sacs of swollen tissue that form in the lining of the nose. A nasal polyp can cause a feeling of the nose being obstructed, mouth breathing, runny nose and reduced sense of smell. Individuals who have asthma, cystic fibrosis, hay fever, chronic sinus infection or aspirin sensitivity have a greater chance of developing nasal polyps.
Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for nasal polyps.

Which Tam Healing and Tongren Therapy Protocols Apply To Nasal Polyps?

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Nasal Polyps - Tam Healing and Tongren Therapy Protocols

Tong Ren Therapy is the energy healing/medical qi gong aspect of the Tam Healing System. The areas of focus for nasal polyps 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 and tong ren therapy protocols may be used with nasal polyps:

5 Points Are Empirically Important For Nasal Polyps

The Following (3)Formulas TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Nasal Polyps

Qing Bi Wan (Clear The Nose Decoction)

Clinical Usages

  • Sinus issues arising from damp-heat pattern in Chinese Medicine - yellow and sticky discharge, sinusitis, rhinitis acute or chronic.
  • Sinus headache, decreased olfactory sense. ¬†

    Clinical Categorization

    Xin Yi Qing Fei Wan (Magnolia Flower Drink To Clear The Lungs)

    Clinical Usages

    • Colds and/or allergies with heat signs (yellow mucus and/or fever, etc.).
    • Chronic sinus congestions / issues, chronic sinusitis, chronic rhinitis, loss of smell.
    • Nasal polyps with the right underlying factors.
    • Difficult to resolve sinus issues with thick, sticky mucus.
    • Headaches from sinus congestion.

      Clinical Categorization

      Cautions

        • May not be appropriate with heat signs from lung yin deficiency.

          Xin Yi Wan (Magnolia Flower Powder)

          Clinical Usages

          • Colds and/or allergies with cold¬†signs (white mucus and/or no fever, etc.).
          • Chronic sinus congestions / issues, chronic sinusitis, chronic rhinitis, loss of smell.
          • Headaches from sinus congestion.

            Clinical Categorization

            Cautions

              • Avoid in patients with heat signs.

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