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Headaches by Mind Map: Headaches

1. Where does it hurt?

1.1. temples

1.1.1. liver yang

1.1.2. liver wind qing hao Chai hu

1.1.3. liver fire huang qin

1.1.4. moves around

1.2. forhead (relates to the stomache)

1.2.1. moves around worse with anxiety and stress, hypochondrial pain or distention, poor digestion, belching, flatulence, abdominal distention,small bitty stools, sighing and a Wirey pulse liver qi stagnation

1.2.2. what is the pain like? dull stomach xu sharp stomach heat heavy with lack of concentraion dampness and with dizzyness and/or blurred vision intense worse with eating

1.2.3. bai zhi

1.2.4. ge gen

1.3. One side only

1.3.1. gallblader channel

1.3.2. liver yang

1.3.3. liver fire

1.3.4. left side xu ?

1.3.5. right side shi ?

1.4. whole head

1.4.1. occurs chronicly with a dull pain Kidney essence xu

1.4.2. occuring accutly sharp pain, pulling pain invasion of external wind

1.5. Behind the eyes (often with migraine)

1.5.1. dull pain liver blood xu

1.5.2. sharp pain liver yang rising

1.6. sides of the head

1.6.1. sharp and throbbing liver wind liver fire liver yang

1.7. top of the head

1.7.1. dull headach that improves with lieing down liver blood xu

1.7.2. sharp pain liver yang rising

1.7.3. heart blood xu

1.7.4. qi and blood xi wu zhu yu

1.7.5. but starts at the base due to ub channel

1.7.6. with and intense pain and posibly a feeling of cold , vomiting, cold limbs and a wirey pulse Stagnation of Cold in the Liver Channel Wu Zhu Yu Tang Chen Xiang Jiang Qi san Chuang Xiong Dang Gui Gui Zhi

1.8. Occipital

1.8.1. occors chronically kidney xu

1.8.2. occuring accutely with stiffness of the back of the neck invasion of wind cold with sharp pain damp heat in the bladder

1.9. location changes all the time

1.9.1. with a pulling sensation liver wind

1.9.2. with a heavy sensaion Phlegm

2. what is the pain like?

2.1. heavey feeling as if the head were wrapped, muzzinesss

2.1.1. difficulty thinking, worce in the mornings, persistant catarrh, somtimes sinisitis, nausea, lack of appitite, feeling of fullness on the chest or epigastrium, a thick sticky tongue coating and a slippery pulse with dizzyness and or blurred vision? phlegm with out dizzyness or blurred vision dampness

2.2. Dull

2.2.1. a xu headache in general

2.3. Distending (throbbing bursting, pulsating

2.3.1. effects the whole of the head?

2.3.2. effects one or both sides only? Liver yang or Liver fire

2.4. Pulling

2.4.1. with severe dizziness and lightheadedness possibly a slight shaking of the head, numbness or tremor of a limb liver wind

2.5. Stabbing, boring, a splitting headache

2.5.1. very chonic, or history of trauma, in a fixed location blood stasis often includeing: a dark complexion, rib or abdominal pain, in women painful periods with dark clotted blood, a purple tongue the pulse is firm wirey choppy, or a purple spot on the tongue

2.6. hollow feeling

2.6.1. kidney xu

2.7. severe

2.7.1. With muscle stiffness? stiff occiput stiff shoulders and neck liver yang rising

2.7.2. distending located all over the head wind heat

3. What makes it worse or better?

3.1. worse with activity

3.1.1. qi and or blood xu

3.2. better with light activity

3.2.1. liver yang rising

3.2.2. phlegm

3.3. with rest and lying down

3.3.1. worse phlegm damp

3.3.2. better qi and or blood xu

3.4. worse in the heat

3.4.1. liver yang

3.4.2. liver fire rising

3.5. in the cold

3.5.1. worse yang xu

3.5.2. better liver yang

3.6. worse with damp weather

3.6.1. dampness

3.6.2. phlegm

3.7. worse with anger or sudden excitement or with the consumption of sour foods

3.7.1. effect either or both sides of the head along the gb channel or on the temples or eybrows, sometimes dizziness, tinnitus, deafness, a dry throat, insomnia, irritability, a red tongue-body an d a wirey pulse. liver yang Tian ma Gou Teng yin Ling jiao gou teng San Tian Ma Gou Teng Bai ji Li Ju Hua Shi Jue Ming Ling Ynag Jiao Bai Shao Gan Cao Long Gu Mu lI Suan Zao Ren

3.7.2. and dry eyes liver yin xu add Yi Guan Jian

3.7.3. with a pale and swollen tongue with the pulse felling deep and slow liver yang rising with kidney yang xu

3.7.4. with red tongue with no coat liver yang with kidney yin xu patient pregnant? add Liu Wei Di Huang San Add Zuo Gui San

3.7.5. with nause and vomiting liver yang with liver qi invading stomach

3.7.6. with diarrhea liver yang with liver qi invading the spleen

3.7.7. with a pale and thin tongue liver yang rising from liver blood xu + Si Wu San +

3.7.8. with thrist, a bitter taste, scanty urine, constipation with dry stools, red eyes and a red tongue with yellow coating, intense pain that is fixed in one place often accompanied by nausea or vomiting. liver fire Long Gan Xie Gan San Long Dan Cao Xia Ku Cao Jue Ming Zi

3.8. when patient relaxes

3.8.1. worse liver yang

3.8.2. better liver qi stagnation

3.9. with sexual activity

3.9.1. worse kidney xu

3.9.2. better liver fire

3.10. after eating

3.10.1. worse dampness phlegm food retention stomach heat

3.10.2. better qi or blood xu

3.11. lying down

3.11.1. worse excess

3.11.2. better xu

3.12. worse with menses

3.12.1. before liver yang

3.12.2. during liver fire blood stag

3.12.3. after blood xu

3.13. pressure like massage

3.13.1. better xu

3.13.2. worse excess

4. is it accute or chronic?

4.1. accute

4.1.1. maybe a fever? with runny nose? aversion to cold, shivers yes invasion of external wind no

4.2. chronic

4.2.1. what makes it worce or better? worse in the day time qi or yang xu dampness worse at night blood or yin xu

4.3. very chronic

4.3.1. Blood stasis