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International Journal of World Medicine, 2023, 4(2); doi: 10.38007/IJWM.2023.040211.

Theoretical Analysis of “TCM Wuyin Therapy”for Tension-type headache


Yuan Gao, Ruilin Yang, Yufang Li, Lele Hui, Bing Xu

Corresponding Author:
Bing Xu

Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang 712000, Shaanxi, China


To explore the connotation of TCM Wuyin therapy in Modern clinical application,and explore the therapeutic effect and melody compatibly of Wuyin therapy in tension-type headache (TTH). PubMed, CNKI and Wanfang database were searched by computer, relevant literatures in recent ten years were collected and screened, and the syndrome differentiation principles of Wuyin therapy in TTH were summarized. Based on the theory of Yin and Yang and five elements, modern Wuyin therapy is a method to treat psychosomatic diseases by associating the five modes of gong, Shang, Jue, zhi, Yu with the viscera of human body. Stagnation of liver qi type can only use G Jue mode music; Liver-fire flaming type mainly chooses G Jue mode music, supplemented by #F Shang mode music; Liver and kidney deficiency type mainly selected B Yu mode music, supplemented by #D Gong mode music; Liver qi invading spleen type mainly selects G Jue mode music and #D Gong mode. Wuyin therapy is one of the characteristics of Traditional Chinese medicine in China. The new idea of "taking music as medicine" can play an obvious advantage in the application of TTH treatment, such as green, non-toxic side effects and so on. It is worth promoting and further studying, so as to further optimize the clinical diagnosis and treatment plan.


Wuyin Therapy, Tension-Type Headache, Treatment Based on Syndrome Differentiation

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Yuan Gao, Ruilin Yang, Yufang Li, Lele Hui, Bing Xu. Theoretical Analysis of “TCM Wuyin Therapy”for Tension-type headache. International Journal of World Medicine (2023), Vol. 4, Issue 2: 93-101. https://doi.org/10.38007/IJWM.2023.040211.


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