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Introduction

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)

    Migraine (Neuroheadache)

    Neuroheadache governs many types of internal headache that were discussed in older TCM publications. Headaches of the nature of:

    1.      Wind
    2.      Sided Headache
    3.      Heat-Jue
    4.      Phlegm-Jue
    5.      Dampness-Heat
    6.      Liver-Qi Stagnation
    7.      Jueyin channel
    8.      Insufficiency of qi
    9.      Deficiency of blood

    may be categorized into nervous headache and should be treated according to their different nature and causes.