blood stasis syndrome

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blood stasis syndrome

Chinese medicine
A term defined in the context of traditional Chinese medicine, which views the slowing of blood flow as a result of a disruption in the heart’s qi (chi, living force). As here defined, blood stasis is manifest as haemorrhage, congestion, thrombosis and local ischaemia.

Mainstream medicine
See Blood pooling.
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According to a Pennsylvania State University spokesperson, the sack through which the blood passes is seamless to help prevent blood stagnation and clotting; disks within the device are made of plastic rather than more brittle carbon; and blood flow controls are incorporated into the device rather than requiring manual adjustment.
It would be beneficial to try to resolve any issues which are making you angry, as well as asking a Chinese herbalist for a remedy to reduce the blood stagnation.
Colours are important redness may indicate heat in the blood, mauve or purple discolouration indicates blood stagnation.
Immobility causes blood stagnation, fatigue, swollen limbs, aching joints and tired muscles.
Carthami Flos (CF) has long been prescribed to patients who suffer from various symptoms associated with blood stagnation, and recent reports suggest that CF improves blood circulation by lowering the levels of blood lipids (Lin et al.
Carthami Flos (CF) is used in traditional Asian medicine to treat blood stagnation and its associated diseases in patients.
This could indicate blood stagnation, poor circulation, accumulation of mucus and fat and possibly anaemia.
Moving feet in this manner encourages blood flow in the calf muscle veins, thus reducing blood stagnation.