•Similar to fire but is even hotter!
•Sxs: Red, hot, swollen, painful
•For example: bug bites, snake bites, spider bites, heavy metal toxicity, boils, ulcers.
think also heavy metal toxicity... leads to heat... or the heat of long term pathogenic infections... patient who developed asthma after being exposed to chemicals... chemical sensitivity... too much heat toxin... started having bloody sputum and frank bleeding from the nose.
Rubor, Calor, Tumor, Dolor
Also includes: resentment, repressed anger, irritability, frustration, rage, hatred, indignation, animosity and bitterness....
Why do people, when they get angry, often get: headaches (HA), dizziness, tinnitus, neck stiffness, red face
Anger makes qi rise, also creates heat via stagnation