Wind affection:or Wind-induced disease,an introduction.

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Wind affection.
Shang Han Lun,Treatise on Cold-induced Diseases 
 ✵The Wind affection is any disease caused by wind pathogen.

 ✵Herbalist Zhang Zhongjing defined the Wind affection, or Wind-induced disease in about 5 syndromes. These syndromes are all defined in details by his famous works:

 ✦ Wind affection, or Wind-induced disease, is the first of all disease, attack the face area, going downward to YangMing, or go to the spleen in severe case; attack the neck area, going downward to TaiYang, or go to the kidney in severe case; attack the side area, going downward to ShaoYang, or go to the liver in severe case. The syndromes and deteriorated cases are different in forms, should be treated with difference separately, treat with cautions and much thought to avoid failure. .

 ✦ Wind-induced disease, symptoms headache, hyperhidrosis(sweating a lot), fear wind, axillary pain, unable to move around, pulse floating stringy and rapid, this is the case the wind pathogen attack the liver...if the wind pathogen spreading to Fu viscera, symptoms bitterness in mouth, retching counterflow(counterflow vomiting), great respiration(deep sigh),(this is the case the wind pathogen spreading into Fu viscera).

 ✦ Wind-induced disease, symptoms pain in the chest, flank full and distention, pain in the shoulder and back, pain in the scapula(scapular shoulder blade), dry sensation in pharynx, expressing anxiety or regret, swelling in the throat, swollen pharynx(swollen throat), pharyngitis(throat impediment), pulse floating full and rapid, this is the case the wind pathogen attack the heart.

 ✦ Wind-induced disease, symptoms limbs sluggish(sluggish hands and feet), body heavy, could not wear clothes, hypochondriac pain leads to the shoulder and back, pulse floating string and uneven, this is the case the wind pathogen attack the spleen...if the wind pathogen spreading to Fu viscera, symptoms abdominal fullness and distention, poor appetite(or no appetite),(this is the case the wind pathogen spreading into Fu viscera).

 ✦ Wind-induced disease, symptoms cough and panting(gasp for breath) with sound, even spitting blood in severe case, dry sensation in pharynx, pain in the shoulder and back, pulse floating string and rapid, this is the case the wind pathogen attack the lung...if the wind pathogen spreading to the large intestines, symptoms dry feces(dry stool), or bloody stool.

 ✦ Wind-induced disease, symptoms edema of face, spinalgia(backbone pain) and could not stand upright, difficulty and not smooth in bending, or even atrophic debility of bones in severe case, pulse collapsing and string, this is the case the wind pathogen attack the kidney.

References:
  • 1.Wind affection:or Wind-induced disease,an introduction.
  • 2.Shang Han Za Bing Lun:the Treatise on Cold-induced and Miscellaneous Diseases.By Zhāng Zhòngjǐng.
  • 3.Shang Han Lun:the Treatise on Cold-induced Diseases.By Wáng Shūhé.

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