Knowledge:Melancholia(depression syndrome).

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Melancholia(depression syndrome).
TCM Knowledge:Melancholia,depression syndrome 
 ✵The depression syndrome, or depression, is a disease state characterized by a depressed mood with feelings of despair or uneasiness, caused by emotional factors with stagnant Qi. The depression syndrome is a kind of psychotic disorders, but mild if compare to madness(insane), epilepsy, manic psychosis. The patient looks haggardness(looks gaunt), poor appetite(low food intake), be in low spirits(feeling depressed and not talking much), silent expression, emotional isolation, refuse to associate or communicate with others, sometime unconscious words and deeds, sometimes know what one is about but sometimes confused, split hairs(get into a dead end), complacent assertion(self-righteous), stubborn(adhere to one's opinion,abide by one's opinion), abnormal laughing and weeping(cry and laugh by turns, without any apparent reason, weeping and laughing hysterically), frequent insomnia, etc. This depression syndrome covered the depression or melancholia defined in western medical terms.

 ✵ The depression syndrome, are known due to various pathogenic reasons, in the TCM system, known including mental stimulation(emotional stimulation), Qi stasis, Stagnation of qi activity(functional activity of QI being not smooth), disorder of vital energy and blood(qi and blood disorder), visceral dysfunction, etc.

 ✵ Common depression syndrome, or depression and melancholia introduced are mainly: Melancholia due to depression of liver-QI(depression syndrome due to depression of liver-QI), Melancholia of qi depression with fire(depression syndrome due to Qi depression with fire), Melancholia of fire excess from yin deficiency(depression syndrome due to fire excess from yin deficiency), Melancholia of enduring depression overtax one's nerves, Melancholia of chaotic pulse manifestation, etc.

Melancholia due to depression of liver-QI(depression syndrome due to depression of liver-QI).
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 ✦ The depression syndrome or melancholia due to depression of liver-QI is also known as melancholia or depression syndrome of depression of liver-QI type, it is a type of melancholia or depression syndrome due to depression of liver-QI.

 ✧ The symptoms of the depression syndrome or melancholia due to depression of liver-QI type, are commonly known including: emotional instability(emotional lability, mood swings), moodiness(uneven temper), untalkative(a little bit quiet), looks melancholy, oppression and pain in chest and hypochondrium, abdominal fullness and distention(fullness and distention in stomach duct and abdomen), no appetite(no food intake), sigh deeply(sighs and groans), belching, etc.

  In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons for the melancholia or depression syndrome of depression of liver-QI type are known from various origins, mainly from the liver-Qi depression.

Melancholia of qi depression with fire(depression syndrome due to Qi depression with fire).
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 ✦The Melancholia of qi depression with fire is also known as melancholia or depression syndrome of qi depression with the fire type, is a type of melancholia or depression syndrome due to Qi depression with fire.

 ✧ The symptoms of the Melancholia of qi depression with fire type, are commonly known including:bitterness in mouth, dry mouth, cephalea(headache), distention in the head(fullness in head), hot eyes(pink eye) and irritability(irritable,testiness), yellow urine, dry stool(defecate are dry), anxieties, vexation and uneasy(irritable,impatient,uneasy), distention and oppression in the chest and abdomen, belching and acid regurgitation, no appetite(no food intake), etc.

  In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of the Melancholia of qi depression with fire type are known from various origins, mainly because of the Qi depression with fire.

Melancholia of fire excess from yin deficiency(depression syndrome due to fire excess from yin deficiency).
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 ✦ The Melancholia of fire excess from yin deficiency is also known as melancholia or depression syndrome of the fire excess from yin deficiency type, it is a type of melancholia or depression syndrome due to fire excess from yin deficiency.

 ✧ The symptoms of the melancholia or depression syndrome of the fire excess from yin deficiency type, are commonly known including:mood agitated, sleep restlessness(sleep disturbance, unquiet sleep), complaint or grievance full in chest, rash of complaints, dizziness and vertigo, dry mouth and dry throat, but do not want to drink, no appetite(no food intake), annoying to see people, red tongue and less tongue coating, etc.

  In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons for the melancholia or depression syndrome of the fire excess from yin deficiency type are known from various origins, mainly from the yin deficiency, etc.

Melancholia of enduring depression overtax one's nerves.
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 ✦The Melancholia of enduring depression overtax one's nerves type is also known as melancholia or depression syndrome of enduring depression overtax one's nerves type, is a type of melancholia or depression syndrome due to enduring depression overtax one's nerves.

 ✧ The symptoms of the Inguinal hernia or foxy mounting wind type, are commonly known including:fall into a trance(absent-minded), confused disorderly, mope and sigh, self-conscious sadness, conscious grievance, love to cry, being fearful and uneasy, cowardly, this is also known as visceral agitation(or hysteria).

  In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of the Inguinal hernia or foxy mounting wind type are known from various origins, mainly because of the enduring depression overtax one's nerves.

Menlancholia of chaotic pulse manifestation.
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 ✦ The Melancholia of chaotic pulse manifestation is also known as melancholia or depression syndrome of chaotic pulse manifestation type, it is a type of melancholia or depression syndrome due to chaotic pulse manifestation.

 ✧ The symptoms of the Melancholia of chaotic pulse manifestation type, are commonly known including:want to take food, but do not want to eat when food is ready, sometimes comment this food is tasty or sometimes comment that food is not tasty, dislike this or dislike that, unhappy with things, contemplation, keep silence, sometimes want to sleep, or want to wake up when sleep, sometimes want to walk, or want to sleep after walk a while, uneasy in sitting or sleeping, feeling of vexation(disturbed state of mind, very edgy), sometime say fever, sometime say aversion to cold, but inspections results are normal, looks like a normal people, but always self-declare uncomfortable here or uneasy there, no positive effects with all therapy, vomit or throw up when take some medicine, like being haunted by supernatural beings, inconsistent and unpredictable, etc.

  In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons for the Melancholia of chaotic pulse manifestation type are known from various origins, mainly from the chaotic pulse manifestation.

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