Stomach Dampness

TCM Diagnostic Pattern

Stomach Dampness TCM Pattern Connections

Below you will find various relationships to the concept of and potential approaches for stomach dampness.

Note that in Chinese Medicine theory, treatment is generally directed towards "stomach dampness" and other patterns the individual may be presenting with. Issues may arise from other layered patterns and/or from other issues. Treatment approaches are akin to unravelling an onion, with the goal of resolving the root factor involved in the constellation of resulting issues. The current and historical array of issues and signs must be taken into consideration as well as the timing of the onset of each individual aspect.

Stomach Dampness is one of many possible underlying factors from a TCM perspective for health issues, such as acid reflux disease (gerd), diarrhea, dysentary, gastritis, gastroenteritis, glomerulonephritis, hepato-cirrhosis, jaundice, motion sickness, obesity (weight loss) among others, often involving layered combinations of issues.

Additionally, any of the above conditions may be involved with other patterns. Hence the web of relationships that Chinese Medicine is designed to approach.

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When developing an acupuncture protocol a practitioner is very often focusing on the causal diagnoses in Chinese Medicine terms, not on the condition itself. To guide you towards treatment potentials, stomach dampness is referenced in the following acupuncture protocol section:

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

  • SP 4 (Yellow Emperor)
    In a depression distal and inferior to the base of the 1st …
    Excess pathologies of the ST and Intestines - severe abdomi…
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  • ST 30 (Surging Qi)
    2 cun lateral to the AML level with CV 2.
    Upper Sea of Water & Grain Point - excess or deficient …
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  • ST 40 (Beautiful Bulge)
    8 cun below ST 35, one finger width lateral to ST 38, two f…
    Empirical point to resolve phlegm in the body anywhere from…
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  • UB 22 (Triple Burner Shu)
    1.5 cun lateral to GV 5, level with L1.
    As Triple Heater Shu this point effects conditions related …
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