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  • Writer's pictureRichard Lai

#20: 5 Full Large Intestine Patterns

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In this episode we take a deep dive into FIVE different FULL Large Intestine Patterns:

Full Patterns

  1. Damp-Heat in the Large Intestine

  2. Heat in the Large Intestine

  3. Heat Obstructing the Large Intestine

  4. Cold Invading the Large Intestine

  5. Qi Stagnation in the Large Intestine

In the next episode we're going to dive into the Empty Patterns which are:

  1. Large Intestine Dry

  2. Large Intestine Cold

  3. Collapse of the Large Intestine

These are known as organ patterns, which is just one of the theories you have to know for the Acupuncture Board Exam;

For the Acupuncture Board Exam

Here are the other ones you should be familiar with and be able to perform differential diagnosis for:

  1. Yin/Yang Theory

  2. Five Elements Theory (Wu Xing)

  3. Eight Principles

  4. Qi, Blood, Body Fluids Theory

  5. Channel Theory

  6. Organ Theory

  7. Six Stages Theory

  8. Four Levels Theory

  9. Triple Burner THeory

  10. Etiology Theory like External / Internal or Miscellaneous Causes of

God Bless and Happy Studying

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