Complaints: Tension in shoulders and whole of back. Weekly had
intense cramping in abdomen and diarrhea. Tired and not sleeping well. Skin and
eyes were easily dry. Thirst was not easily quenched. Had breast lump and
fibroids. Abdominal cramping at every period.
Acupuncture: Left-side Yang horary points in Metal-Order of
LI1, UB66, GB41, SI5, and ST36. Wood points LI3, SI3, UB65, and ST43 were added
because Wood is a central element for this Lesser Yang and Greater Yang
constitution (aka Pitta-Vata in Ayurveda, Soyangin in Sasang, and Sanguine Hot-Damp
Treatment process: The patient had twice a week treatment
for 4 weeks. She was recommended to consume cooling foods such as aloe vera,
cucumber, celery, and pork. She also reduced hot foods such as chicken,
turmeric, ginger and reduce drying foods such as nuts, beef, dairy. After the
first treatment, she slept better, had increased energy, and less muscle
tension. Her conditions continued to improve weekly. The symptoms were quickly
aggravated when straying from the diet. By 5th week, her symptoms were
Discussion: Although food is an important part of mental and
physiological health, people often cannot identify the harmful food ingredients
for their constitution. The reasons may be that those who had success with certain
food ingredients rave about their health benefits as if they are for everyone.
In addition, the effects of foods are subtle, making them difficult to test one
at a time.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.