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Mechanism study on tension type headache

Author LiuYangYang
Tutor ZhuJianGui
School Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Course Chinese medicine
Keywords tension-type headache literature retrieval treatment of traditionalChinese medicine
CLC R277.7
Type Master's thesis
Year 2014
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Objective:In recent years, with the development of economic, make the tension-type headache is improving because of the pressures of life. While modern medicine for the tension-type headache is not ideal, and long-term medication can also cause the drug dependence and side effects. Chinese medicine has the certain advantage curative effect to tension-type headache. By looking in the ancient literature about headache, and retrieval of nearly ten years which published in the journal about the Principe, law, square, medicine of Chinese medicine in the treatment of tension-type headache, in order to better applied to clinical.Method:1.through the ancient literature for a headache(there is no records of tension-type headache in Chinese medicine, but it belongs to the scope of headache),reference the experience of modern famous for the treatment of headache, as well as the treatment of tension-type headache which recorded in the journal, including traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion,massage,etc.2. Select mentors nearly two years for the treatment of tension-type headache test case, summary collation and the experience of the records during the period of learning follow the teacher, then to summering and analyzing.Result:The cause of modern medicine for tension-type headache is not yet fully understanding, so there is no breakthrough on therapy. The traditional Chinese medicine’s treatment on developing and rich in theory has about two thousand years history, and have formed a complete set of theory system on the understanding of headache, as well as the understanding of etiology and pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment, the traditional Chinese medicine has certain advantages in the treatment of tension-type headache. Through the literature retrieval and tutor experience, I have found that because of the historical changes in the environment and different doctor, s preferences, the treatment for tension-type headache is different. Such as during the war, people did not have enough food, there is rich in influenza and deficiency syndrome; Zihe Zhang attaches great importance to drive out evil spirits while Jingyue Zhang is especially fond of notifying yang. But contemporary era think the main aspects treatment of tension-type headache is "wind"and"liver".Director Jiangui Zhu excels treat headache, and he also think that contemporary living conditions is improved a lot than before, there is no war, no hungry and so on. With the media publicity "supplements "information, and then make a lot of people follow blindly, so deficiency syndrome is very few. For some headache patient, when it affects the quality of life, relieve pain shouid first of all.Conclusion:The traditional Chinese medicine has very good effect to treat tension-type headache, also have a good effect on the symptoms of headache. If the headache affects the quality of life, we should relieve pain in the first, otherwise we should find out the case of headache.

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