Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis - Stomach Food Stagnation

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

Stomach Food Stagnation - Basics

Vomiting, regurgitation, belching, epigastric pain a/or distention, lack of appetite, insomnia.

Tongue Diagnosis

Thick yellow or white coat.

Tongue Dx

Pulse Diagnosis

Full, slippery.

Pulse Dx

7 Points Are Empirically Important For Stomach Food Stagnation

Potential Formulas For The Treatment Of Stomach Food Stagnation

The following 6 TCM Formulas are empirically related to the treatment of Stomach Food Stagnation

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    Stomach Food Stagnation - Conditions and Other Possible TCM Diagnoses

    The Chinese Medicine treatment of stomach food 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 8 conditions may arise from stomach food stagnation . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

    ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
    Abdominal Pain· Stomach Fire · Stomach Cold · Stomach Rebellious Qi · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Anorexia Nervosa· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Spleen Blood Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency 
    Diarrhea· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Stomach Fire · Stomach Dampness · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Stomach Cold · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Liver Attacking the Spleen 
    Epigastric Pain· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Fire · Stomach Cold · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation · Liver Attacking the Spleen 
    Indigestion· Liver Qi Stagnation · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Liver Attacking the Spleen 
    Nausea· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Fire · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Stomach Cold · Phlegm Stagnation · Blood Stagnation 
    Stomach Cancer· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Stomach Fire · Stomach Cold · Stomach Blood Stagnation · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Phlegm Stagnation 
    Vomiting· Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Fire · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Stomach Cold · Phlegm Stagnation · Blood Stagnation · Liver Attacking the Spleen 

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