Body Constitution Diagnosis

4. Body Constitution Diagnosis

A foundational part of Chinese medicine revolves around placing a patient in their appropriate body constitution type, based on both genetic internal factors and external factors. The correlating body type indicates the patent’s structural, psychological, and physiological status, informing the practitioner’s next steps for treatment, medical advice, disease prevention, and health promotion.

The Nine TCM Body Constitution Diagnosis Types: 

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  • Qi deficient
  • Yang deficient
  • Yin deficient
  • Phlegm (dampness)
  • Dampness (heat)
  • Blood stasis
  • Qi stagnation
  • Special type

During a consultation, Dr. Zhang will use these tools in her diagnostics to determine an individualized health plan to meet your needs, informed by your body constitution type.