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Table 3 Terasawa’s Qi, blood, and water scoring system

From: Acupuncture and moxibustion for stress-related disorders

Qi deficiency Qi stagnation Qi flowback Blood deficiency Water retention
Symptom Score Symptom Score Symptom Score Symptom Score Symptom Score
General fatigue 10 Depressive mood 18 Cold constitution and hot flush 14 Retardation of thought 6 Heaviness of body 3
Hypobulia 10 Heavy-headed feeling 8 Palpitation attack 8 Early-morning awakening 6 Systaltic headache 4
Easy fatigability 10 Unpleasant sensation of laryngopharynx 12 Sporadic headache 8 Asthenopia 12 Heavy-headed feeling 3
Hypersomnia 6 Chest oppression 8 Vomit 8 Dizziness 8 Carsickness 5
Anorexia 4 Hypochondrial oppression 8 Cough 10 Cramp 10 Dizziness 5
Vulnerability to cold 8 Abdominal fullness 8 Abrupt abdominal pain 6 Slight menorrhea 6 Dizzy feeling on standing up 5
Scariness 4 Counterchanging of symptoms 8 Scariness 6 Pale complexion 10 Watery rhinorrhea 3
Objective hollow voice 6 Difficulty in uprising 8 Impatience 8 Alopecia 8 Ptyalism 3
Pale tongue 8 Abdominal wind 6 Flush 10 Xeroderma 14 Foamy sputum 4
Vacuous pulse 8 Burping 4 Palpations above the umbilicus 14 Ungual incisure 8 Nausea 3
Flaccid abdomen 8 Sense of residual urine 4 Crural chills 4 Paresthesia 6 Rugitus 3
Uterine prolapse 10 Tympanicity 8 Palmar and plantar diaphoresis 4 Rectus abdominis spasm 6 Arthral tightening 7
Lower abdominal numbness 6        Edema 15
Diarrhea 4        Effusion 15
         Palpations above the umbilicus 5
         Watery diarrhea 5
         Oliguria 7
         Polyuria 5