Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure)

Health Issues/Symptoms Connections

Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) Connections

Below you will find various relationships to the concept of and potential clinical approaches for hypotension (low blood pressure). It is critical to appreciate that in Chinese Medicine (and most related systems), treatment for "hypotension (low blood pressure)" is rarely designed with the resulting "hypotension (low blood pressure)" 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, "hypotension (low blood pressure)", is potentially related to the following diagnostic patterns - heart yang deficiency, kidney yang deficiency, lung qi deficiency, spleen blood deficiency, spleen qi deficiency, spleen qi sinking, spleen yang deficiency among many other possibilities and/or layered combinations.

Some acupuncture points are considered "empirically" related to a specific condition or diagnostic pattern. While this would rarely, if ever, dictate the entire composition of a treatment, the following point should be considered, possibly even more so within the context of acupressure:

  • LI 18 (Protuberance Assistant)
    Level with the tip of the Adam's Apple between the sternal …
    Window of the Sky Point for sudden loss of voice with qi ob…
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