The Office Blog

The Office: Epigastric Pain

  • ACUTE:
    • Food Retention:
      • Pulse;
        • Rt Guan pulse: can be normal or slightly high or low.
        • Right Yang Wei Pulse: too hard or...

The Office: When to Use Qi Tonics

  • In most cases, patients have an excess and deficiency problem
  • Common excess problems
    • Retained heat
    • Retained Dampness
    • Blood...

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...

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...


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