Consumptive Thirst:Wasting Thirst, an introduction about its pathogenic reasons and etiology, syndrome differentiation and syndromes.

Syndromes of Traditional Chinese Medicine. ✵Traditional Chinese medicine has been used for thousands of years. Through thousands of years of practice, it has been proved that Chinese medicine is effective and feasible in treating diseases, preventing diseases and maintaining health. The treatment of diseases with traditional Chinese medicine has saved countless lives. The treatment of diseases in traditional Chinese medicine is macro and comprehensive.

 The theoretical system of traditional Chinese medicine is derived from and guided by long-term clinical practice. Through the analysis of the phenomenon, the internal mechanism is explored. Therefore, this unique theoretical system of traditional Chinese medicine has two basic characteristics, one is the overall-concept, the other is the dialectical treatment.

Consumptive Thirst(Wasting Thirst).
Consumptive Thirst:Wasting Thirst 
 ✵Consumptive Thirst(Wasting Thirst): the consumptive thirst is also known as wasting thirst or Xiao Ke, its main symptoms are frequent drinking and urination.

 ✵The consumptive thirst or wasting thirst, is mainly due to eating and drinking without temperance, addiction to alcohol, consumption, and intemperate sexual intercourse.

 ✵The consumptive thirst or wasting thirst, could also be classified into 3 major types according to its major location. Not introduced yet.

Consumptive Thirst of Improper Diet and Drink Type.
Consumptive Thirst of Improper Diet and Drink Type. 
 ✦The consumptive thirst of improper diet and drink type is mainly due to eating and drinking without temperance, addiction to alcohol, its causes are including addict to alcohol and drink for long period, hold a long period drink alcohol hobby, drink alcohol every day or every meal, and do not control alcohol volume, take fat meat and fine grains with thick tastes, sour and salty, result heat accumulation in the triple energizer, deficiency heat accumulated, dryness in the five-Zang viscera, gradually thin and emaciation. The common syndromes of consumptive thirst of improper diet and drink type are introduced as:

 ✧Consumptive thirst or wasting thirst, excess heat accumulated in stomach and intestines;

 ✧Excess heat in stomach viscus, drink the whole cup of water and often thirst, should eliminate heat and relieve thirst;

 ✧Consumptive thirst, drink a lot of water up to 10 litres a day;

 ✧Consumptive thirst, due to addiction to alcohol and drink much alcohol every day, excess heat in stomach and spleen, heat in the body like burning, thirst all day, drink a lot of water, but could not quench thirst;

 ✧Consumptive thirst, due to improper diet, take fat meat and fine grains, or take abundant fish and meat often, excess heat in stomach and spleen, heat in the body like burning, thirst all day, drink a lot of water, but could not quench thirst;

 ✧Consumptive thirst, due to improper diet, take much salty food and cooked wheaten food, stick to tasty food with sour and salty taste, excess heat in stomach and spleen, often thirst, drink a lot of water but could not quench thirst;

Internal Consumptive Thirst.
Internal Consumptive Thirst. 
 ✦The internal consumptive thirst is mainly due to heat accumulated in the middle energizer. Its main symptoms are urination volume is more than drinking volume(for example, drink 1 cup water, pass urine 2 cup water), lead to serious deficiency and short of breath, but not thirst. The common syndromes of internal consumptive thirst are introduced as:

 ✧Urination volume is more than drinking volume, serious deficiency and short of breath, but not thirst, free urination for days, often up to tens or over hundreds times urination in one day and night, emaciation and thin, could not wake up or stand up well, absent-minded(looked dazed, delirious), dry mouth and tongue and withered, pulse sinking fine and weak;

 ✧Internal consumptive thirst, dryness in mouth;

 ✧Internal consumptive thirst, pass urine up to seven or eight litres in one day and night;

Consumptive Thirst of Intemperate Sexual Intercourse Type.
Consumptive Thirst of Intemperate Sexual Intercourse Type. 
 ✦The consumptive thirst of intemperate sexual intercourse type is mainly due to sexual strain or exhaustion due to sexual indulgence. There are many man and woman seek happiness in common life, it is one nature or instinct of human being when getting adult age, in the mature ages, seek pleasure from passion and indulge in sensual pleasures lech, seek extreme pleasure in sexual indulgence, and till his or her age grow a little old, various disease affects, main symptoms excess heat or deficiency heat, drink a lot of water and could not quench thirst, general low fever or feel heat all over body, frequent urination. The common syndromes of the consumptive thirst of intemperate sexual intercourse type are introduced as:

 ✧Insufficiency of kidney Qi, consumptive thirst, much urine, low back pain;

 ✧Deficiency heat of the lower energizer flow to the spleen and stomach, from the spleen to the lung, easy thirst and free urination;

 ✧Thirst, free urination, deficient heat, drink the whole cup of water and could not quench thirst;

 ✧Yellow complexion(looks yellow), yellow in hands and feet, dry in pharynx(dryness in the throat), short of breath, pulse like pearls, should eliminate heat and quench thirst;

 ✧Thirst, frequent urination, not gonorrhea;

 ✧Sweating a lot in summer days, thirst and drink a lot of water, dryness and deficiency in the kidney, thirst and less urine, sweating not much in winter days, much urine and frequent urination, this is the condition of consumptive thirst;

 ✧Not thirst, free urination, urine a lot, gradually die of passing too much urine;

 ✧Urination unstoppable, incontinence of urine, pass urine up to 10 litres, or color red as blood;

 ✧Urination unstoppable, incontinence of urine(aconuresis);

 ✧Consumptive thirst, strain and weak breath, lack in strength, frequent urination;

 ✧Consumptive thirst, too much urine, seminal emission;

 ✧Consumptive thirst, Yin pulse not come, regurgitation and vomit out food;

 ✧Consumptive thirst, deficiency heat after febrile disease, thirst, irritable pain in limbs(irritable pain in hands and feet, arms and legs);

 ✧Consumptive thirst, due to consumption or strain;

 ✧Consumptive thirst, deficient heat, emaciation and lean of limbs(thin and lean of arms and hands, legs and feet), thirst and heat could not be relieved;

 ✧Consumptive thirst, strain and taxation, bitterness and thirst in mouth, dysphoria with smothery sensation in bones and joints or cold;

 ✧Consumptive thirst, five consumption and seven damages, not grow muscle, morbid leukorrhea, cold and heat in hands and feet;

 ✧Consumptive thirst, deficient heat, free urination and much urine, thirst, pulse fine and weak;

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