Health Issues/Symptoms Connections
Below you will find various relationships to the concept of and potential clinical approaches for addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency). It is critical to appreciate that in Chinese Medicine (and most related systems), treatment for "addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency)" is rarely designed with the resulting "addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency)" exclusively in mind.
For non-practitioners, we recommend reading treating the "cause" and not the "symptoms" for more on the overall approach and the importance of the TCM diagnostic system in formulating treatment approaches.
Within TCM, "addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency)", is potentially related to the following diagnostic patterns - kidney qi deficiency, kidney yang deficiency, kidney yin deficiency, liver yin deficiency, spleen blood deficiency, spleen yang deficiency among many other possibilities and/or layered combinations.