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Chinese Herbal and Acupuncture Treatment Protocols for Nosebleed (Epistaxis) - Formulas, Protocols, TCM Diagnoses


Nosebleed (Epistaxis) - Basics

Nosebleed (or epistaxis) is a common medical complaint. It may be an acute, self limiting issue such as from trauma to the nose. It may also arise from more chronic recurring issues such as bleeding disorders, hypertension, leukemia, vitamin k deficiency among others. From a Chinese Medicine perspective the more chronic issues require precise diagnosis within Chinese Medicine terms to help resolve the underlying physical issues leading to the nosebleeds.



Nosebleed (Epistaxis) - 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 nosebleed (epistaxis) 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 Nosebleed (Epistaxis)


Nosebleed (Epistaxis) - Questions

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Nosebleed (Epistaxis) - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (7) acupuncture points may be useful for nosebleed (epistaxis). 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.)



Nosebleed (Epistaxis) - Related Chinese Herbs

The following (3) chinese herbs may be useful for nosebleed (epistaxis). In most cases, however, treatment with Chinese Herbal Medicine is done with herbal formulas based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting herbs by function alone. When available, relevant formulas will appear below and/or in the store listings above.





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