Liver And Gall-bladder Syndromes

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Liver And Gall-bladder Syndromes

Learn the basic Liver and Gall-Bladder Syndromes in Traditional Chinese Medicine.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    With the following symptoms select the most likely syndrome:Postural dizziness, numbness or tingling of limbs, scanty periods, blurred vision.
    • A. 

      Liver Blood Deficiency

    • B. 

      Liver Yin Deficiency

    • C. 

      Kidney Yin Deficiency

    • D. 

      Liver Yang Rising

    • E. 

      Liver Qi Stagnation

  • 2. 
    With the following symptoms select the most likely syndrome:Postural dizziness, numbness or tingling of limbs, scanty periods, blurred vision.
    • A. 

      Liver Blood Deficiency

    • B. 

      Liver Yin Deficiency

    • C. 

      Kidney Yin Deficiency

    • D. 

      Liver Yang Rising

    • E. 

      Liver Qi Stagnation

  • 3. 
    With the following symptoms select the most likely syndrome:Moodiness, pre-menstrual tension, irritability.
    • A. 

      Liver Blood Deficiency

    • B. 

      Liver Yin Deficiency

    • C. 

      Kidney Yin Deficiency

    • D. 

      Liver Yang Rising

    • E. 

      Liver Qi Stagnation

  • 4. 
    With the following symptoms select the most likely syndrome:Headaches on the temples, eyes or lateral side of head, irritability, dizziness,propensity to outburst of anger.
    • A. 

      Liver Blood Deficiency

    • B. 

      Liver Yin Deficiency

    • C. 

      Kidney Yin Deficiency

    • D. 

      Liver Yang Rising

    • E. 

      Liver Qi Stagnation

  • 5. 
    With the following symptoms select the most likely syndrome:Insomnia, dry eyes, restlessness, irritability.
    • A. 

      Liver Blood Deficiency

    • B. 

      Liver Yin Deficiency

    • C. 

      Kidney Yin Deficiency

    • D. 

      Liver Yang Rising

    • E. 

      Liver Qi Stagnation

  • 6. 
    Given the following symptoms which is the most likely syndrome?Melancholy, feeling ‘wound up’, distension in hypochondrium, sighing.
    • A. 

      Liver Qi Stagnation

    • B. 

      Liver Yang Rising

    • C. 

      Liver Fire Blazing Upwards

    • D. 

      Liver Blood Stagnation

  • 7. 
    Given the following symptoms which is the most likely syndrome?Feeling of a blockage in the throat, difficulty swallowing, irregular periods, pre-menstrual breast distension.
    • A. 

      Liver Qi Stagnation

    • B. 

      Liver Yang Rising

    • C. 

      Liver Fire Blazing Upwards

    • D. 

      Liver Blood Stagnation

  • 8. 
    Given the following symptoms which is the most likely syndrome?Painful periods, dark and clotted menstrual blood, fixed stabbing abdominalpain.
    • A. 

      Liver Qi Stagnation

    • B. 

      Liver Yang Rising

    • C. 

      Liver Fire Blazing Upwards

    • D. 

      Liver Blood Stagnation

  • 9. 
    Given the following symptoms which is the most likely syndrome?Outbursts of anger, dream-disturbed sleep, red face and eyes.
    • A. 

      Liver Qi Stagnation

    • B. 

      Liver Yang Rising

    • C. 

      Liver Fire Blazing Upwards

    • D. 

      Liver Blood Stagnation

  • 10. 
    Given the following symptoms which is the most likely syndrome?Throbbing headaches on the temples,  dizziness, propensity to outburst of anger, stiff neck,.
    • A. 

      Liver Qi Stagnation

    • B. 

      Liver Yang Rising

    • C. 

      Liver Fire Blazing Upwards

    • D. 

      Liver Blood Stagnation

  • 11. 
    Given the following symptoms, which syndrome is most likely?Mild tremor of limbs, facial tic, numbness of limbs, shaking of head.
    • A. 

      Liver Blood Deficiency Causing Wind

    • B. 

      Extreme Heat generating Liver-Wind

    • C. 

      Liver Yang Rising Generating Wind

    • D. 

      Liver Yin Deficiency

  • 12. 
    Given the following symptoms, which syndrome is most likely?Insomnia, dry eyes, restlessness, dry hair and skin, malar flush.
    • A. 

      Liver Blood Deficiency Causing Wind

    • B. 

      Extreme Heat generating Liver-Wind

    • C. 

      Liver Yang Rising Generating Wind

    • D. 

      Liver Yin Deficiency

  • 13. 
    Given the following symptoms, which syndrome is most likely?Headache, hypertension, severe dizziness, sudden unconsciousness, convulsions,deviation of eye and mouth, hemiplegia, aphasia or difficult speech, severe tremor.
    • A. 

      Liver Blood Deficiency Causing Wind

    • B. 

      Extreme Heat generating Liver-Wind

    • C. 

      Liver Yang Rising Generating Wind

    • D. 

      Liver Yin Deficiency

  • 14. 
    Given the following symptoms, which syndrome is most likely?High temperature, convulsions, rigidity of the neck, tremor of the limbs,opisthotonos.
    • A. 

      Liver Blood Deficiency Causing Wind

    • B. 

      Extreme Heat generating Liver-Wind

    • C. 

      Liver Yang Rising Generating Wind

    • D. 

      Liver Yin Deficiency

  • 15. 
    A patient describes suffering from nausea, a feeling of fullness and heaviness of the tummy and ribs, a bitter taste, poor appetite, and dark urine.  The tongue is red, swollen, and has a sticky yellow coating.  Which syndrome do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Damp-Heat in the Bladder

    • B. 

      Liver Qi Stagnation

    • C. 

      Damp-Heat in the Liver and Gall-Bladder

    • D. 

      Liver Blood Stagnation

  • 16. 
    A patient presents with distension and pain from above the bladder into the testicles, with a straining feeling.  The pulse is wiry and deep, especially on the left middle position.  Which pathogenic factor has invaded the Liver channel?
    • A. 

      Wind

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Damp

    • D. 

      Cold

  • 17. 
    If the Ethereal Soul (Hun) is not properly anchored by yin and blood, the person may feel aimless and low because its capacity for planning will be diminished.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Liver Blood Deficiency may be cause by which of the following? 
    • A. 

      A diet lacking red meat, leafy greens and other nourishing foods

    • B. 

      Blood loss or heavy periods

    • C. 

      Too much physical exercise

    • D. 

      Emotional stress

    • E. 

      An underlying Kidney deficiency

  • 19. 
    Emotional problems such as anger, frustration and resentment, eating when angry, or excessive alcohol can all lead to Liver Yang Rising over time. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    As the Liver manifests in the nails, Liver Blood stagnation may cause purple nails.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A patient presents with Herpes Zoster - a yellow, fluid filled vessicular (blister like) rash across the rib which is painful and itchy, feeling tired and heavy.  Which syndrome do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Liver Qi Stagnation

    • B. 

      Damp-Heat in the Liver and Gall-Bladder

    • C. 

      Liver Yin Deficiency

    • D. 

      Gall-Bladder Deficient

  • 22. 
    Which of the following symptoms feature in Liver Blood Deficiency?  (check more than one box)
    • A. 

      Dull pale face

    • B. 

      Palpitations at rest

    • C. 

      Cramps

    • D. 

      Postural dizziness

    • E. 

      Poor appetite

    • F. 

      Scanty periods

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