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Chronic pharyngitis



Characteristics and symptoms:
Chronic pharyngitis is the chronic inflammation of the pharyngeal mucosa, submucosa and lymphoid tissue. There is no significant systemic symptom, mainly local symptoms, such as pharyngeal discomfort, foreign body sensation, sticky pharyngeal secretions hard to spit out, and itching, burning, dry, irritating and even slightly painful sensation of the throat.


Acupoint selection:

Du-14 (Dazhui), Ren-22 (Tiantu), LU-7 (Lieque), BL-23 (Shenshu)



Course of treatment:
30 min per acupoint, once a day, 10 times for a course of treatment.



Avoid repeated occurrence of acute pharyngitis. Take exercise moderately. Keep a healthy and regular routine. Take a light diet. Pay attention to dental hygiene. Avoid the stimuli of smoking and drinking. Maintain a positive attitude. All these measures are for the enhancement of the overall immunity.



Du-14 (Dazhui):
On the midline, below the spinous process of the 7th cervical vertebra (C7).

大椎穴: 首筋に最も出張る骨(第7頸椎)の下の隙間の所に位置する。

Ren-22 (Tiantu):
in the anterior midline of the neck region and in the center of the suprasternal fossa.

天突穴: 頚部の前正中線上の鎖骨上窩の中央にある。

LU-7 (Lieque):
on the radial aspect of the forearm, directly above the styloid process of the radius, approximately 1.5 cun proximal
to the wrist crease.

列缺穴: 前腕の橈骨側の縁、橈骨茎状突起の上方、手首横紋の上方1寸5分にある。

BL-23 (Shenshu):
1.5 cun lateral to the posterior midline, on the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the 2nd lumbar vertebra (L2)

腎兪穴: 第2腰椎棘突起の外方1寸5分にある。

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