Memory Loss

Memory Loss




E x c e s s

Liver Qi stagnation

memory loss that is aggravated by stress, palpitations, fright, irritability, short temper, hypochondriac pain and fullness, memory effected by emotion and stress; red tongue, wiry pulse

Xiao Yao San,
Si Ni San modified

Phlegm disturbing the Heart

poor memory, sudden temporary loss of memory induced by emotional stimulation, “heavy” sensation in the head, dizziness, sensation of fullness in the chest, nausea, insomnia, mania possible, mental depression, sounds of phlegm in the throat; bitter taste in the mouth,
yellow greasy tongue coating, slippery pulse

Wen Dan Tang + Huang Lian

Blood stasis disturbing the Heart

sudden loss of memory that lasts a long time and is difficult to overcome, stiff tongue with speech difficulty; desire to drink water but no desire to swallow, chest or abdominal pain aggravated by pressure; purple lips and tongue, choppy pulse

Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang

D e f i c i e n c y

Heart and Kidney disharmony

poor memory, palpitations, insomnia, irritability, dizziness, tinnitus, night sweats, sore and aching low back and knees; red tongue with scanty coating, thready and rapid pulse

Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan

Heart and Liver blood deficiency

poor memory, insomnia, palpitations, dizziness; may be accompanied with amenorrhea, scanty menstruation bleeding; trembling in the extremities; pale and sallow complexion; pale tongue, thin and weak or thin and wiry pulse

Si Wu Tang,
Suan Zao Ren Tang

Heart Blood and Spleen Qi deficiency

poor memory, palpitations, insomnia, pale face, shortness of breath, fatigue, poor appetite, abdominal bloating and distention, loose stools; or irregular menstruation in females; pale tongue with thin coating, thready and weak pulse

Gui Pi Tang

Kidney essence deficiency

poor memory, lack of concentration, dementia, thin and fragile hair, loose teeth, dizziness, tinnitus, sore and weak low back and knees, difficult bowel movement,
weak and thready pulse

Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan modified,
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan