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Stroke 中风


In Western medicine, these four conditions come under the term ‘cerebro-vascular accident’ (CVA), i.e. a pathological state of the blood vessels in the brain. The sudden neurological impairment caused by a CVA is called ‘apoplexy’ in Western medicine and popularly referred to as ‘stroke’. 

Causes of Stroke:

  1. Wind-Phlegm
  2. Damp-Phlegm
  3. Stagnation of Qi and Blood
  4. Yin Deficiency with Empty-Heat