August 2020

August 2020

The Office: More on Kidney Yang

  • Signs of yang deficiency
    • If hands are cold and left chi pulse is thin (especially if the pulse is low)
    • Long term use of steroids or other pharmaceuticals
  • Formulas to use
    • You Gui Wan
    • Huan Shao Dan
    • Tonify Yang Formula
      • Equal parts
        • Fu Zi
        • Rou Gui
        • Gan Jiang
      • Start at 20% of formula and dose up until the patient starts to feel too warm
  • Warm hands with a wide pounding pulse
    • Do not use yang tonics
  • High thin pulse
    • Yin Deficiency
    • Formulas
    • Yi Guan Jian
    • Zuo Gui Wan

The Office: Take Personal Responsibility for Your Health

  • You need to be healthy
    • Lose weight if needed
    • You cannot be tired all the time
    • You need to be happy!
  • Use the medicine to fix your health
    • Take herbs and get acupuncture
    • You will become a better practitioner from your experience of fixing your health
  • Patients will be inspired if you are in good health
    • If you look unhealthy patients may be turned off
    • If you look healthy, patients will want to engage your services!

The Office: Kidney Deficiency

  • Patients aged 50 and older often have kidney issues
    • After other issues are resolved, focus on treating the kidney
  • Corticosteroids, prednisone, and methotrexate can cause yang deficiency
    • Autoimmune patients are often given these medications
  • Low, Weak, Thin Pulse
    • Yang Deficiency
    • Herbs
      • Yang Tonic Combination – 30-40 grams
        • Fu Zi – 33%
        • Gan Jiang – 33%
        • Rou Gui – 33 %
      • You Gui Wan also works, but the above combination is better
      • If the patient has heat, 3 Yellows # 2 combo – 30 grams
        • Huang Lian – 33%
        • Huang Qin – 33%
        • Huang Bai – 33%
      • Blood movers
        • Ensures blood stasis in the liver is not a problem
        • Vitality
  • High Left Chi
  • Yin deficiency
    • Herbs
      • Yi Guan Jian
      • Zhi Bi Di Huang Wan
      • Blood Movers
        • Vitality

The Office: How to Treat Tinnitus

  • Bob and Lyndi discuss eye and tinnitus treatments using the Yamamoto method.