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:
- Stagnation of Qi and Blood
- Yin Deficiency with Empty-Heat