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How does traditional Chinese medicine treat angina?

The Chinese Medicine treatment of angina generally involves arriving at the appropriate TCM diagnosis or pattern. This pattern within the individual is what treatment is based on not the general condition (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).

The following patterns may represent the underlying contributing factors for the development of angina:

Heart Qi Deficiency
Heart Yang Deficiency
Heart Yin Deficiency
Phlegm Stagnation
Blood Stagnation