Psychiatric Disorders

Neurasthenia

It is often encountered in persons having anxiety neurosis and tension states with tiredness as the main symptom.

SYMPTOMS:

Nervousness, irritability, anxiety, depression, insomnia, headaches, and sexual disorders.

TREATMENT:
Baihui (DU 20)
Shenmen (H. 7)
Shenmai (U.B. 62)

Headache:

Baihui (DU 20)
Fengchi (G.B. 20)

Palpitations:

Neiguan (P. 6)

Abdominal complaints;

Zusanli (ST. 36)

Sexual disorders:

Qugu (Ren 2)
Guanyuan (Ren 4)
Sanyinjiao (SP. 6)

Hysteria

This is a conditon which is wholly psychological in origin, characterized mainly by disassociation.

SYMPTOMS:

Tics, paralysis, fits.

TREATMENT:

Baihui (DU 20)
Shenmen (H. 7)
Shenmai (U.B. 62)
Hegu (L.I.4)
Neiguan (P.6)

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia or a split mind is a type of functional psychosis or mental derangement characterized by a pattern of symptoms.

SYMPTOMS:

Delusions, hallucinations (usually of hearing), and general lassitude.

TREATMENT:

Baihui (DU 20)
Shenmen (H. 7)
Shenmai (U.B. 62)
Renzhong (DU 26)
Dazhui (DU 14)
Xinshu (U.B. 150
Fenglong (ST. 40)
Anmian I (EX. 8)
Anmian II (Ex. 9)
Hegu (L.I. 4)

Mental Depression

This may be described as a disorder of mood which is deeper and longer than what would be normally expected from that particular person. There is a general impairment of all mental processes and of physical functions such as appetite, sleep, sex and work.

TREATMENT:

Baihui (DU 20)
Shenmen (H. 7)
Neiguan (P.6)
Shenmai (U.B. 62)
Qihai (Ren 6)
Zusanli (ST. 36)
Sanyinjiao (SP. 6)

Sexual Impotence

The absence of sexual drive in the male may be due either to organic or more usually to psychological factors. When it is due to organic factors (e.g., diabetes mellitus, alcoholism, tabes dorsalis) the underlying cause may have to be treated first.

TREATMENT:

Baihui (DU 20)
Qugu (Ren 2)
Zhongji (Ren 3)
Guanyuan (Ren 4)
Qihai (Ren 6)
Mingmen (Du 4)
Shenshu (U.B. 23)
Zusanli (ST.36)
Sanyinjiao (SP.6)
Taixi (K.3)
Ququan (Liv. 8)

Ejaculatio Praecox

Ejaculatio praecox or the too early emission of semen during intercourse may be a precursor to impotence and is associated with a general debility of the patient.

TREATMENT:

Baihui (DU 20)
Qugu (Ren 2)
Zhongji (Ren 3)
Guanyuan (Ren 4)
Qihai (Ren 6)
Mingmen (Du 4)
Shenshu (U.B. 23)
Zusanli (ST.36)
Sanyinjiao (SP.6)
Taixi (K.3)
Ququan (Liv. 8)

Drug & Other Addictions

a) DRUGS:

Baihui (DU 20)
Shenmen (H. 7)
Hegu (L.I. 4)
Houxi (S.I. 3)
Neiguan (P.6)
Waiguan (S.J. 5)

b) FOOD (OBESITY):

Baihui (DU 20)
Shenmen (H. 7)

c) ALCOHOL:

Baihui (DU 20)
Shenmen (H. 7)

d) SMOKING:

Baihui (DU 20)
Shenmen (H. 7)

e) BETEL CHEWING;

Baihui (DU 20)
Shenmen (H. 7)

f) GLUE SNIFFING:

Baihui (DU 20)
Shenmen (H.7)