Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis - Lung Yin Deficiency

Below you will find theoretical and clinical applications information related to lung 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.

Lung Yin Deficiency - Basics

Dry cough possibly w/blood tinged sputum, dry throat a/or mouth, hoarseness, night sweats, mallor flush.

Tongue Diagnosis

Red, no coat, probably peeled, horizontal cracks in the LU area possible.

Tongue Dx

Pulse Diagnosis

Thin, rapid or Floating, empty.

Pulse Dx

2 Points Are Empirically Important For Lung Yin Deficiency

3 TCM Herbs Are Empirically Important For Lung Yin Deficiency

Potential Formulas For The Treatment Of Lung Yin Deficiency

The following 7 TCM Formulas are empirically related to the treatment of Lung Yin Deficiency

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    Lung Yin Deficiency - Conditions and Other Possible TCM Diagnoses

    The Chinese Medicine treatment of lung 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 7 conditions may arise from lung yin deficiency . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

    ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
    Coronary Artery Disease· Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yang Deficiency · Heart Yin Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Heart Yang Collapse · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Cough· Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Dryness 
    Diabetes Type II· Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yin Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Stomach Fire · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Heat Stroke· Liver Wind · Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yin Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Shen Disturbance 
    Lung Cancer· Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Lung Qi Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)· Liver Qi Stagnation · Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Blood Deficiency · Heart Yin Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency 
    Tuberculosis· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency 

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