This form of inspection can provide information regarding the state of the nose, mouth, tongue, throat and lungs. It can also indicate emotional states such as sadness, timidity, agitation, anger and fear.
The normal________is natural, balanced and smooth. It is affected by body's structure and emotions. When the lung qi is good and unobstructed by phlegm, it is harmonious.
Repletion / Heat
With _________ and ________patterns, we would expect loud, course voice, agitation or incessant talking.
5 Phases affecting the voice, the liver in disharmony would show a person doing what?
5 Phases affecting the voice, the heart in disharmony would show a person doing what?
5 Phases affecting the voice, the spleen in disharmony would show a person doing what?
5 Phases affecting the voice, the lung in disharmony would show a person doing what?
5 Phases affecting the voice, the kidney in disharmony would show a person doing what?
Wind-Heat / Wind-Cold / Warm Dryness
A sudden loss of voice would be an external attack of one of these (3) things:
qi / Yin
A gradual loss of voice would be a vacuity of lung _____ or lung______.
A______voice will be because of lung yin xi if chonic or an attack of warm dryness or wind-heat (acute).
Breath or Respiration
________involves lung which governs qi and the kidney, which grasps qi.
If the breath is_________, it will be loud and rough breathing and acute.
If the breath and respiration is ________, it is weak, thin breathing (kidney qi xu and lung qi xu).
If it is a ______cough, it is considered replete.
If it is a ____cough, with faint sounds it could be lung qi xu or lung yin xu.
Lung qi xu (chronic) or lung dryness (acute) when coughing is due to_________.
_____is generally due to emotional depression, contraint of liver qi; may be due to qi xu of lung.
Sudden, loud forceful vomiting (often with heat) is possibly due to food poisoning. This would be known as_________(replete or vacuity).
Low, faint vomiting and forceless (often with cold) would be considered___________(vacuity or repletion?)
This is due to counterflow of (rebellious) stomach qi.
This could be from air in the stomach exiting up and emitting a sound.
If belching, a loud, long sound is due to________: cold attacks stomach, liver/stomach disharmony or food stagnation.
This would be caused by ______stomach qi when belching, if it is a soft sound (replete or vacuity)?
Any strong, foul smell is indicative of ________.
Any absence of a foul oder is indicative of _________.
A_____breath is indicative of food stagnation.
_______breath (gingivitis) is due to stomach or food stagnation or tooth decay.
A_________smell of sweat is due to damp heat.
A fishy smell or strong smell with turbid, yellow mucus with phlegm is due to______(name an organ) heat.