Postpartum wind syndromes:an introduction of postpartum wind affection syndrome and related wind syndromes.


 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.

Postpartum wind affection syndrome and related wind syndromes.
 
 ✵The women wind affection syndrome and related wind syndromes after childbirth are introduced: postpartum Tai Yang wind affection syndrome, postpartum Shao Yang wind affection syndrome, postpartum Yang Ming wind affection syndrome, postpartum Jue Yin wind affection syndrome, postpartum Shao Yin wind affection syndrome, etc.

Postpartum Tai Yang wind affection syndrome.
Postpartum Tai Yang wind affection syndrome 
 ✵The postpartum Tai Yang wind affection syndrome is a syndrome of Tai Yang affection from wind pathogens after childbirth, due to various pathogenic reasons include wind affection. Normally it is a syndrome in danger.

 ✧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 Tai Yang wind affection after childbirth, greatly panting, greatly vomiting, greatly throwing up, is an incurable syndrome. In the condition panting then primordial Yang will collapse, ...in the condition vomiting then the stomach Qi will exhaust, ...in the condition throwing up then the spleen Qi will collapse... In the condition panting and vomiting stopped then there is a chance to survive, or it is still an incurable case..." [02].Different types are introduced:
 ⑴.A woman suffers from Tai Yang wind affection after childbirth, greatly panting, greatly vomiting, greatly throwing up, vomit pus blood, headache and will be broken, unstoppable vexation and irritable, abdominal pain as will die, or pathogens accumulation in chest, very difficult or incurable.
 ⑵.A woman suffers from Tai Yang wind affection after childbirth, panting and vomiting relieved or stopped, still treatable.



Postpartum Shao Yang wind affection syndrome.
Postpartum Shao Yang wind affection syndrome 
 ✵The postpartum Shao Yang wind affection is a syndrome of wind affection at Shao Yang, due to various pathogenic reasons majorly wind affection, main symptoms wild talk and vexation, or even palpitate with fear. Normally it is in danger conditions.

 ✧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 wind affection at Shao Yang, wild talk and vexation, if also palpitate with fear, will die...as a result palpitate in the heart, and wild talk irritable, and then palpitation came from it." [02].Different types are introduced:
 ⑴.A woman suffers from Shao Yang wind affection after childbirth, wild talk and vexation, palpitate with fear, very difficult or incurable;
 ⑵.A woman suffers from Shao Yang wind affection after childbirth, not palpitate, should not induce perspiration.



Postpartum Yang Ming wind affection syndrome.
Postpartum Yang Ming wind affection syndrome 
 ✵The postpartum Yang Ming wind affection is a syndrome of wind affection at Yang Ming, due to various pathogenic reasons majorly wind affection, the main symptoms are panting, sweating. Normally it is a condition in danger.

 ✧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 wind affection at Yang Ming, greatly panting, greatly perspiring, is incurable... In the condition of madness from Yang Ming syndrome, Yang collapse, is incurable. Madness syndrome is mostly excess heat, but the condition after childbirth is normally deficient heat..." [02].Different types are introduced:
 ⑴.A woman suffers from Yang Ming wind affection after childbirth, greatly panting, greatly perspiring, very difficult or incurable;
 ⑵.A woman suffers from Yang Ming wind affection after childbirth, madness, Yang collapse, very difficult or incurable;
 ⑶.A woman suffers from Yang Ming wind affection after childbirth, panting or perspiring but not severely, still treatable;
 ⑷.A woman suffers from Yang Ming wind affection after childbirth, panting or perspiring but not greatly, Yang collapse, excess heat but due to Qi deficiency, still treatable;



Postpartum Jue Yin wind affection syndrome.
Postpartum Jue Yin wind affection syndrome. 
 ✵The postpartum Jue Yin wind affection is a syndrome of wind affection at Jue Yin, due to various pathogenic reasons majorly wind affection, main symptoms vomit and throw up, distension and fullness in hypochondria. Normally it is a condition in danger.

 ✧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 wind affection at Jue Yin, affection from wind, vomit and throw up, distention in hypochondrias, surely passing blood with defecation, incurable... If Jue Yin syndrome, dysentery, and cold limbs, irritable fidget and could not sleep, or cold limbs not relieved, are all incurable." [02].Different types are introduced:
 ⑴.A woman suffers from Jue Yin wind affection after childbirth, vomit and throws up, distention in hypochondrias, passing blood with defecation, very difficult or incurable;
 ⑵.A woman suffers from Jue Yin wind affection after childbirth, dysentery and cold limbs(reverse cold in hands feet arms legs), irritable fidget and could not sleep, very difficult or incurable;



Postpartum Shao Yin wind affection syndrome.
Postpartum Shao Yin wind affection syndrome. 
 ✵The postpartum Shao Yin wind affection is a syndrome of wind affection at Shao Yin, due to various pathogenic reasons majorly wind affection, the main symptoms are pulse weak and fine, desire to fall asleep. Normally it is a condition in danger.

 ✧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 wind affection at Shao Yin, ... Shao Yin syndrome, three or four days to six or seven days, suddenly spasm of hands and feet, severe dyspnea and panting, nausea, and pain in the abdomen, it is incurable..." [02].Different types are introduced:
 ⑴.A woman suffers from Shao Yin wind affection after childbirth, Shao Yin syndrome, three or four days to six or seven days, suddenly spasm of hands and feet, severe dyspnea and panting, nausea, and pain in the abdomen, is very difficult or incurable;
 ⑵.A woman suffers from Shao Yin wind affection after childbirth, kidney water flow upward, vomit throw up and dysentery, primordial Qi floating and collapse, is very difficult or incurable;
 ⑶.A woman suffers from Shao Yin wind affection after childbirth, cyanotic in hands and feet, black all over the body, is very difficult or incurable; If cyanotic and black degraded, still chances of life, or is still incurable;
 ⑷.A woman suffers from Shao Yin wind affection after childbirth, cyanotic in feet only(not in hands), pain below the heart, looks milder than the above syndrome, but cold pathogen attack the heart, is very difficult and incurable;
 ⑸.A woman suffers from Shao Yin wind affection after childbirth, Shao Yin syndrome three to four or six to seven days, a sudden spasm of hands and feet, severe dyspnea and panting, nausea and pain in the abdomen, pseudo heat at the upper and real cold at the lower; or suffers this syndrome after 15 days or until 1 month, still treatable;
 ⑹.A woman suffers from Shao Yin wind affection after childbirth, kidney Yang decline and weak, hurt from cold, kidney water will go with cold;



References:
  • 01.Postpartum wind syndromes:an introduction of postpartum wind affection syndrome and related wind syndromes.
  • 02.Ye Shi Nǚ Ke Zhèng Zhì(the Syndromes and Therapeutics of Ye's Gynaecology).By 叶桂(Yè Guì).

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