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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)

    S3: Qi Stagnation due to Liver-Fire type

    Clinical manifestations/Indications: Distending headache with dizziness, flushed face, bitter taste in mouth, irritability.

    Therapeutic Principle: Soothing liver to disperse the depressed qi and clearing away liver-fire.

    Recipe: (Decoction for Soothing Liver of Bupleurum Root)*

    Main Ingredients: Radix Bupleuri, Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Radix Scutellariae, Ramulus Uncariae cum Uncis, Fructus Gardeniae.

    The formula works to relax nerves, reduce blood pressure, and to kill pain. It is suitable for most headache of the type of high blood pressure. It can be modified to suit headache due to PMS.