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Migraine (Neuroheadache)

Modern understanding of the causes of migraine

Modern interpretation of the manifestations

Treatments According to Syndromes

S1: Wind-Heat type

S2: Wind-Phlegm type

S3: Qi Stagnation due to Liver-Fire type

S4: Jueyin Inner Cold type

S5: Blood deficiency

S6: Insufficiency of Qi

Migraine differentiation in accordance with symptoms

Type 1: Mono Type (Accumulation of Cold in the Liver Channel and Qi Stagnancy)

Type 2: Blinking Dim Spots Type (Three syndromes in TCM)

Type 3: Complex Light Spots Type (Accumulation of Cold in the Liver Channel and Qi Stagnancy)

Type 4: Cluster Type (Stagnancy of the Liver-Qi and Exterior Wind)

    S5: Blood Deficiency

    Clinical manifestations/Indications: Headache behind eye wrinkle lines, malnutrition, menstrual disorder, abdominal pain.

    Therapeutic Principle: Nourishing and regulating the blood, calming endogenous wind.

    Recipe: Addition to Decoction of Four Ingredients

    Main Ingredients: Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong, Radix Paeoniae Alba, Radix Scutellariae.

    The formula relieves headache, tranquilizes the mind, nourishes blood, and relaxes muscles. It is particularly suitable for headache with anemia, and reflective headache during menstrual period.

    Cautions: The recipe is not suitable for patients with deficiency of spleen-yang and stomach-yang marked by anorexia and watery stool.