Cause

 

  • old age
  • excessive sexual activity

 

Note: To understand the term "Qi", thus to get a better grasp about the following pathology, we encourage our readers to review the short material "What is Qi" in the Vitality chapter.

 

In traditional Chinese medicine the Kidney governs both the urinary and the reproductive systems. Thus the Kidney Qi controls the urinary and reproductive fluids such as urine, semen in men, and vaginal secretion in women.

The Qi of the Kidney may become deficient for two reasons. One is old age, when the Kidney Qi together with Kidney Yin, Kidney Yang and Kidney Essence naturally deplete. Another cause for Kidney Qi deficiency is excessive sexual activity.

If you want to learn more about the Kidney and its functions from the perspective of traditional Chinese medicine go the "The Kidney in Chinese medicine" in the Physiology chapter.

 

Symptoms

 

Dripping Of Water

 

  • frequent urination
  • dribbling after urination
  • nocturnal urination
  • incontinence
  • enuresis
  • premature ejaculation in men
  • nocturnal emission in men
  • spermatorrhea in men
  • chronic vaginal discharge in women
  • prolapse of the uterus in women

 

As the Kidney Qi is responsible for controlling urinary and reproductive fluids a deficient Kidney Qi will manifest in “urinary and reproductive leakage”.  Such is frequent urination, dribbling after urination, urination at night, incontinence, and enuresis. In men there is premature ejaculation, nocturnal emission, spermatorrhoea. In women there might be chronic vaginal discharge and prolapse of the uterus.

 

Treatment

 

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(1) Maciocia, Giovanni (1989). The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. Nanjing: Harcourt Publishers Limited

(2)Pitchford, Paul (2002). Healing with Whole Foods. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books

 

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