Woman No appetite syndrome:an introduction of the woman No appetite syndrome in various types.


 TCM Knowledge:Gynecology Syndromes,Women Syndromes ✵Gynecology of TCM is a branch to study the physiological and pathological characteristics of women and to prevent and treat syndromes specific to women. Gynecology of TCM research scope including irregular menstruation, amenia, metrorrhagia, infertility, postpartum syndromes, breast syndromes, and miscellaneous syndromes, etc.

Woman No appetite syndrome:an introduction of the woman No appetite syndrome in various types.
No appetite syndrome 
 ✵Woman No appetite syndrome is also known as no appetite or poor appetite, reduced appetite syndromes of woman.

 ✦In TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of the woman No appetite syndrome were understood due to various reasons, the woman No appetite syndrome of various types are introduced.

Woman No appetite syndromes.
Woman No appetite syndromes 
 ✵The woman No appetite syndrome show symptoms no appetite, do not want to take food or diet, reduced food intake, or take a little food, mainly due to various pathogenic reasons: the spleen and stomach are hurt from improper diet, strain and consumption hurt, hurt from wind and cold pathogens, excessive wood subjugating the earth, life-gate fire decline, spleen stomach syndrome due to the liver viscus, spleen stomach syndrome due to the heart viscus, spleen stomach syndrome due to the lung viscus, spleen stomach syndrome due to the kidney viscus, etc.
 ✵Ancient herbalists who hold a syndrome differentiation viewpoint with similar explain of pathogenic reasons, and the relevant representative work are introduced and quoted:

 "A woman suffers from blood-wind and no appetite, ...the spleen and the stomach are in an exterior-interior relationship, the stomach function accepting, the spleen function transforming, in the condition strain hurt Qi, exogenous pathogen affect, develop to various syndromes... The stomach is hurt and could not accept for the spleen, the spleen is hurt and could not transform for the stomach..." [02].Various types of No appetite syndrome are introduced:
 ⑴.No appetite syndrome of the spleen and stomach meridian: in the condition no appetite, emaciated muscle, is the primary syndrome of the spleen and stomach meridian.
 ⑵.No appetite syndrome of the spleen and stomach hurt from the improper diet: in the condition, the spleen and stomach are hurt from improper diets, such as excessive food and drink, overtaking food and drink, cold food and drink, unclean food and drink, irregular diets, too much greasy food and soup, etc, as a result, the stomach and the spleen are hurt, and no appetite.
 ⑶.No appetite syndrome of strain and consumption hurt: in the condition, the spleen and stomach are hurt from strain and consumption, much work and lack of rest, no appetite.
 ⑷.No appetite syndrome of hurt from wind and cold pathogen: in the condition, the spleen and stomach are hurt from wind and cold pathogens, no appetite.
 ⑸.No appetite syndrome of excessive liver subjugating the spleen: in the condition, the liver turns excess and subjugating the spleen, no appetite, or poor appetite. Other symptoms are vomit and pain in the abdomen, deficiency and distension in the chest and hypochondria, depression and anger hurt the liver and spleen.
 ⑹.No appetite syndrome of life-gate fire decline: in the condition the life-gate fire decline, no appetite.
 ⑺.No appetite of spleen stomach syndrome due to the liver viscus: in the condition, pulse is string-like and tight, or fullness and depression in limbs, constipation or difficulty in defecation, spasm of tendons and muscles, no appetite, is a case of spleen stomach syndrome due to the liver viscus problem.
 ⑻.No appetite of spleen stomach syndrome due to the heart viscus: in the condition pulse is large, or fever in muscle, dysphoria with smothery sensation(vexation, heat), red face(looks red or red cheeks), is a case of spleen stomach syndrome due to the heart viscus problem.
 ⑼.No appetite of spleen stomach syndrome due to the lung viscus: in the condition, pulse is floating and uneven, or short of breath and panting, cough with excessive phlegm, is a case of spleen stomach syndrome due to the lung viscus problem.
 ⑽.No appetite of spleen stomach syndrome due to the kidney viscus: in the condition, pulse is sinking and fine, or easy to fear and yawn(prefer to sleep), is a case of spleen stomach syndrome due to the kidney viscus problem.

 "A woman suffers from hot-flash during menses, no appetite over ten days. It is the condition due to stomach Qi blocking..." [03].



References:
  • 01.Woman No appetite syndrome:an introduction of the woman No appetite syndrome in various types.
  • 02.Nǚ Ke Bǎi Xiào Quán Shū(the Efficacious Complete Book of Gynaecology).By 龚居中(Gōng Jūzhōng)[Ming,1630].
  • 03.Fù Kē Bèi Kǎo(the References of Gynaecology).By 何应豫(Hé Yīngyù)[1820].

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