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Internal Medicine

The writer used Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin with modification for the treatment of 48 cases of Primary hypertension due to liver-kidney deficiency, liver yang hyperactivity and got satisfactory effect. The patients have varied dizziness, headache, eyes tumescence and tinnitus, reddish complexion like drunk, heavy feeling on upper side but light sensation on lower side, irritability and hot sensation in heart, insomnia, soreness sensation on lumbar region and knees, poor memory, fatigue sensation on both legs, or edema, night urine 1-3 times etc, red tongue with a little coating, wiry and thready pulse; urine routine examination: Urinary protein (trace : + +). We use Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin with modification for the treatment: Tian Ma (dissolve in water), Gou Teng (decoct later), Shi Jue Ming, Niu Xi, Du Zhong, Yi Mu Cao, Zhi Zi, Huang Qin, Sang Ji Sheng, Ye Jiao Teng, Fu Shen; adding Zhe Shi, Gui Ban, Dan Shen, Yan Hu Suo if there are dizziness, distention and headache; eliminating Huang Qin, Zhi Zi, adding Huang Lian, Deng Xin Cao, Suan Zao Ren if there are irritability and insomnia; adding Da Zao Pi, Gou Qi Zi, Shu Di Huang if there is poor memory, soreness sensation on lumbar region, fatigue; adding Tong Cao, Zhu Ling if there is lower limbs edema; 1 month is one course. Treatment result: (1) blood pressure: 40 cases have effect, 8 cases without effect; (2) Symptoms: 38 cases have effect, 10 cases without effect; (3) Urine protein: 34 cases have effect, 14 cases without effect.

Key words: Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin, herbal treatment, Primary Hypertension

Writer: Aimei Zhang
Nan Hua county TCM hospital, Yunan province (675200)


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