Proneness To Worryaccording to TCM

Symptom family: Fear and Anxiety

Root Causes of Proneness To Worry in TCM

Explore below more details about what might cause Proneness to worry according to TCM.

  • By Syndrome
  • Blood Stasis
Detailed description of the cause

Blood Stasis

Blood Stasis in TCM is a concept where the blood flow in the body is not as smooth or efficient as it should be. Imagine a river that's supposed to flow freely, but instead, it's getting blocked or moving too slowly in some parts. This can lead to various health issues, like pain that feels sharp or stabbing, dark bruises, and a complexion that looks purplish. TCM believes that good health relies on the smooth and vibrant flow of Qi and blood throughout the body, so when blood gets stuck, it's like a traffic jam in your body, leading to discomfort or health problems.... see more

Blood Stasis Patterns That Can Lead to Proneness To Worry

Pattern Name Relevant Symptoms Relevant Formulas
Blood Stagnation in the Directing and Penetrating Vessels Tendency to worry, Irregular periods, Brown vaginal discharge, Dark menstrual clots, Menstrual cramps, Dark menstrual blood, Prolonged lochia, Lower abdominal pain, Umbilical pain, Breast engorgement, Breast pain... see more Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan

TCM Herbal Formulas for Proneness To Worry

See more details below about Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan, a herbal formula used to address proneness to worry.

  • By Cause
  • By Formula Type
  • Blood Stasis
  • Formulas that invigorate blood and dispel blood stagnation

Acupoints for Proneness To Worry

See more details below about Taichong LIV-3, an acupoint used to address proneness to worry.

  • By Meridian
  • Liver Channel
Taichong LIV-3

Taichong LIV-3

On the dorsum of the foot, between the 1st and 2nd metatarsal bones, in the depression proximal to the metatarsophalangeal joints and the proximal angle between the two bones.