Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis - Kidney Yin Deficiency

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

Kidney Yin Deficiency - Basics

Dizziness, tinnitus, vertigo, sore back, constipation, may also have empty heat signs, mallor flush, night sweats, heat in the 5 palms, insomnia, dry throat.

Tongue Diagnosis

Red w/no coat, may have horizontal cracks, red tip w/empty fire.

Tongue Dx

Pulse Diagnosis

Floating, empty, rapid.

Pulse Dx

10 Points Are Empirically Important For Kidney Yin Deficiency

2 TCM Herbs Are Empirically Important For Kidney Yin Deficiency

Potential Formulas For The Treatment Of Kidney Yin Deficiency

The following 18 TCM Formulas are empirically related to the treatment of Kidney Yin Deficiency

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    Kidney Yin Deficiency - Formulas From Our Store

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

    Kidney Yin Deficiency - Conditions and Other Possible TCM Diagnoses

    The Chinese Medicine treatment of kidney yin deficiency 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 42 conditions may arise from kidney yin deficiency . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

    ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
    Abnormal Body Temperature· Kidney Yang Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Liver Fire 
    Acrocyanosis· Liver Qi Stagnation 
    Addison's Disease (Adrenal Insufficiency)· Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Spleen Blood Deficiency 
    Aldosteronism (Primary)· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Qi Deficiency 
    Ankylosing Spondylitis
    Arrhythmia (Palpitations)· Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yang Deficiency · Heart Yin Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Bedwetting· Heart Yin Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Bladder Damp Heat · Blood Stagnation 
    Behcet's Disease· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Kidney Yang Deficiency 
    Bradykinesia
    Colon Cancer· Large Intestine Damp Heat · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Coma· Liver Fire · Liver Wind · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation · Shen Disturbance 
    Constipation· Spleen Blood Deficiency 
    Deafness (Hearing Loss)· Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Dementia· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Depression· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Fire · Heart Yin Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Dermatitis· Liver Wind · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Heat in the Blood 
    Diabetes Type II· Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yin Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency · Stomach Fire · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Dysuria (Painful Urination)· Liver Fire · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Eczema· Liver Wind · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Heat in the Blood 
    Glaucoma· Liver Blood Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Glomerulonephritis· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Dampness · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Hepato-Cirrhosis· Liver Qi Stagnation · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Stomach Dampness · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Liver Blood Stagnation 
    Hypercortisolism· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Hyperlipidemia· Liver Qi Stagnation · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Stomach Fire · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Stomach Blood Stagnation · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Phlegm Stagnation 
    Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)· Liver Fire · Liver Yang Rising · Liver Wind · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Hyperthyroidism· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Fire · Liver Yang Rising · Heart Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Phlegm Stagnation 
    Infertility· Liver Qi Stagnation · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Jing Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Liver Cancer - Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)· Liver Qi Stagnation · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Liver Blood Stagnation · Heat in the Blood 
    Lung Cancer· Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Menopause (Hot Flashes)· Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Jing Deficiency 
    Miscarriages· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Stomach Cold · Kidney Jing Deficiency 
    Nephrotic Syndrome· Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Osteoporosis· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Jing Deficiency 
    Pheochromocytoma· Liver Yang Rising · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Phlegm Stagnation 
    Pyelonephritis· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat 
    Renal Failure· Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Spermatorrhea· Liver Fire · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Jing Deficiency 
    Stroke (CVA)· Liver Wind · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Tinnitus· Liver Fire · Lung Qi Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Spleen Qi Sinking · Phlegm Stagnation 
    Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)· Liver Yang Rising · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Tremor· Liver Wind · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Tuberculosis· Lung Yin Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency 

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