Typical Disease Patterns

Wood
Liver
Gall Bladder
Fire
Heart
Small Intestine
Earth
Spleen
Stomach
Metal
Lungs
Large Intestine
Water
Kidneys
Urinary Bladder

SYNDROMES

Disturbances of peripheral nerves and circulation.

Disturbances of equilibrium.

Migratory pain or swelling.

Tension, cramps, & spasms of muscles, nerves, & organs.

Disorders characterized by erratic/irregular function.

Cardiovascular diseases.

Disturbances of speech, thinking, emotions.

Sleep disturbances.

Collagen deterioration: lupus, rheumatoid arthritis.

Dysfunctions of mind/body/soul integration: psychosis, schiz...

Disturbances of digestion and absorption.

Disorders of fluid & lymphatic circulation.

Diseases of the muscles.

Disorders of blood, veins.

Prolapse of organs.

Pulmonary and upper respiratory disorders.

Disorders of the skin and mucous membrane.

Disorders of fluid circulation.

Airborne allergies.

Disorders of growth and development, including fertility, conception and pregnancy.

Disorders of CNS: MS, MD, cerebral palsy.

Diseases of spinal column, bones, teeth, and joints.

Disorders of fluid metabolism.

COMPLAINTS

Irritability

Pain under ribs

Nausea

Bitter taste

Short temper

Pain in lower abdomen/groin

Irregular menses

Abnormalities of nails.

Pain in the eyes and ears.

Irregular rate and rhythm of heart

Pain in chest

Sweating

Restlessness

Indigestion

Abdominal distention and flatulence

Poor appetite or overeating

Loose bowels

Anemia due to malnutrition or malabsorption

Hemorrhoids

Bruising

Shortness of breath

Coughing

Excess of phlegm

Vulnerability to colds and flu

Varicose veins

Slow healing of skin

Soreness and pain of low back.

Loose teeth

Deafness & tinnitus

Thinning or loss of head hair

Weakness/pain of ankles/knees/hips

Weakness of hearing & vision

Impotence, infertility, habitual miscarriage, genetic disorders.

Home

Calvin Dale Smith, BA, MSc, DOM
Doctor of Oriental Medicine (USA)
Riverside Acupuncture and Wellness Centre
2211 Riverside Dr., Suite 106
Ottawa, ON K1H 7X5
613-232-5888
cdalesmith at calvindale.com