Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis - Stomach Yin Deficiency

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

Stomach Yin Deficiency - Basics

Epigastric pain, poor appetite, heat in the 5 palms, constipation, dry mouth a/or throat, thirst w/no desire to drink.

Tongue Diagnosis

Red or peeled in the ST/SP area.

Tongue Dx

Pulse Diagnosis

Floating, empty.

Pulse Dx

Potential Formulas For The Treatment Of Stomach Yin Deficiency

The following 8 TCM Formulas are empirically related to the treatment of Stomach Yin Deficiency

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    Stomach Yin Deficiency - Conditions and Other Possible TCM Diagnoses

    The Chinese Medicine treatment of stomach 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 9 conditions may arise from stomach 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 · Lung Yin Deficiency · Heart Yang Collapse · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Diabetes Type II· Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yin Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency · Stomach Fire · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Gastritis· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Stomach Dampness · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Gingivitis· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Fire 
    Heat Stroke· Liver Wind · Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yin Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Shen Disturbance 
    Nausea· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Food Stagnation · Stomach Fire · Stomach Cold · Phlegm Stagnation · Blood Stagnation 
    Peptic Ulcer· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Stomach Fire · Stomach Cold · Blood Stagnation 
    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)· Liver Qi Stagnation · Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Blood Deficiency · Heart Yin Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency 
    Vomiting· Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Food Stagnation · Stomach Fire · Stomach Cold · Phlegm Stagnation · Blood Stagnation · Liver Attacking the Spleen 

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