Disharmonies of the Liver and associated symptoms

Disharmonies of the Liver and associated symptoms

The main Liver disharmonies are Liver Qi stagnation, stasis of Liver blood, Liver Fire blazing upwards, Liver Wind agitating within, Damp-heat in the Liver and Gall bladder, stagnation of cold in the liver channel, deficiency of Liver-blood, Liver Yang rising.

Typical symptoms seen with Liver disharmonies are:

  • A feeling of distension of the ribcage and chest
  • Hypochondriac area (between ribs and stomach) pain and abdominal distension
  • Sighing
  • Depression
  • Moodiness
  • Nausea in the morning
  • Sour regurgitation
  • Constipation or diarrhoea (commonly seen as irritable bowel syndrome)
  • Feeling of a lump in the throat
  • Irregular periods and painful periods
  • Distension of breasts before periods
  • Pre-menstrual tension
  • Irritability
  • Clots in menstrual blood
  • Tinnitus
  • Temporal headache
  • Dizziness
  • Red face and eyes
  • Excessive dreams

Dr Ping Wang is the clinic founder and senior practitioner of Ping Ming Health. She has over 30 years of experience in traditional Chinese medicine teaching and practice. Dr Ping especially enjoys sharing her knowledge of Chinese medicine through our popular clinic articles, seminars and clinical training of students and practitioners.