Theory

Diagnostic Information and Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment of Stomach Cold


Stomach Cold - Basics

Usually an acute situation, acute pain in the epigastrium which feels better with warm foods/drinks a/or the application of heat and worse with cold.

Thick white coat.

Deep, slow, tight.


Stomach Cold - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (1) acupuncture point may be useful for stomach cold. 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.)




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Stomach Cold - Conditions and Possibilities

The Chinese Medicine treatment of stomach cold 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 14 conditions may arise from stomach cold . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
Abdominal Pain¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Rebellious Qi ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Dampness ¤ Liver Attacking the Spleen 
Diarrhea¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Dampness ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency ¤ Liver Attacking the Spleen 
Dysentary¤ Large Intestine Damp Heat ¤ Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Dampness ¤ Large Intestine Cold ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency 
Epigastric Pain¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation ¤ Liver Attacking the Spleen 
Gastroenteritis¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Dampness 
Hiccups¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency 
Jaundice¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen Yang Deficiency ¤ Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Dampness ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency 
Miscarriages¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yin Deficiency ¤ Kidney Jing Deficiency 
Morning Sickness¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold ¤ Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp ¤ Stomach Rebellious Qi 
Nausea¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Yin Deficiency ¤ Phlegm Stagnation ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Peptic Ulcer¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Yin Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Stomach Cancer¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Blood Stagnation ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency ¤ Phlegm Stagnation 
Vomiting¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Yin Deficiency ¤ Phlegm Stagnation ¤ Blood Stagnation ¤ Liver Attacking the Spleen 



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