Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis - Heart Blood Stagnation

Below you will find theoretical and clinical applications information related to heart blood stagnation. We have created associations based on clinical experience that lead to possible treatment approaches with acupuncture points, individual herbs, TCM formulas, and more.

Heart Blood Stagnation - Basics

Angina, chest oppression, HT Pain which may radiate down to the left arm or to shoulder (emotionally a/or physiologically related), palpitations, cyanosis of the lips (in more severe cases).

Tongue Diagnosis


Tongue Dx

Pulse Diagnosis


Pulse Dx

7 Points Are Empirically Important For Heart Blood Stagnation

Heart Blood Stagnation - Conditions and Other Possible TCM Diagnoses

The Chinese Medicine treatment of heart blood stagnation generally involves being certain that this pattern is the proper diagnosis. Each pattern may have multiple conditions and each condition may arise from one or more patterns (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).

The following 2 conditions may arise from heart blood stagnation . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
Cardiomyopathy (Dilated)· Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yang Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
Convulsions· Liver Fire · Liver Yang Rising · Liver Wind · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 

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