Studies on phlegm stagnation theory and coronary heart disease

Xian-ming Fang

Abstract


The paper analyzes the relationship between phlegm stagnation and coronary heart disease (CHD) from the perspectives of the origin of phlegm stagnation theory, phlegm stagnation pathogenesis of CHD, and its clinical application in treatment of CHD. It proposes that CHD be cured from phlegm stagnation theory since deficiency of vital energy results in phlegm stagnation. It could also deepen our understanding of CHD and improve overall level of Traditional Chinese Medicine prevention and treatment of CHD.

Keywords


Coronary heart disease (CHD);Phlegm stagnation theory;Clinical application

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14725/gjtm.v2n1a43

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Global Journal of Traditional Medicine 

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