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Eastern-Western Diagnosis & TCM Treatment for NPD Type A  Lucy G. Hu O.M.D, LAc. (M.D. in China) Five Branches Institute College of Traditional Chinese  Medicine Santa Cruz, California, USA Sophia’s Garden Foundation Scientific Advisory Board Palo Alto, California, USA
TCM History in USA President Nixon’s visit to China in 1972 California became 1 st  state to legalize Acupuncture in late 1980’s Dr. Hu practiced TCM Pediatrics for over 35 years in both China and U.S.
Case Study of NPD Type A Patient age:  7 1/2 months, Female Race:  Ashkenazi Jews Major complaint: Vomiting, diarrhea Crying, sleep difficulties Chronic respiratory and ear infections
Case Study of NPD Type A Symptoms Jaundice Large swollen liver and spleen Malnutrition Clinical Examinations at Western Hospitals Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford (LPCH) Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF)
Case Study of NPD Type A NPD Type A background: Most serious of >40 types of lysosomal storage disease Occurs in Ashkenazi Jews at rate of 1 in 30,000 Not a single case within 20 years at LPCH 40 cases in 20 years at Mount Sinai School of Medicine None of the children survived; Most live only upto 2 or 3 years NPD Type A: Albert Niemann (Germany) in 1914 NPD Type B: Ludwig Pick (Germany) in 1927
Case Study of NPD Type A Type A has 13 clinical symptoms: A chronic jaundice since birth Abdominal distention  Progressive akinesia  Difficulty in feeding and swallowing Difficulty in the vertical movement of eyes Hepatosplenomegaly and hepatocirrhosis Developmental delay Sudden loss of muscular tension
Case Study of NPD Type A Type A has 13 clinical symptoms (cont.): Epilepsy Highly sensitive to touch Inflammation in the respiratory system and ears, in complication with pneumonia Breathing only through mouth due to the constant blockage of nose Normal growth of teeth and bones
Case Study of NPD Type A Patient’s test results: Both parents carry the genes for NPD Type A
Case Study of NPD Type A TCM Bian Zheng Lun Zhi— Clinical Symptoms & Signs (1 st  Step) - Vomiting Stomach Qi ascending counterflow - Diarrhea, fatigue Spleen Qi deficiency Large swollen liver Akinesia Abnormal vertical eye movement Liver Qi stasis - Jaundice Liver-gallbladder damp-heat Symptoms & Signs Bian Zheng Lun Zhi
Case Study of NPD Type A TCM Treatment (1 st  step): Modified Yin Chen Hao Formula Acupuncture Progress of Patient condition after: 4 days: 95% Jaundice eliminated 2 weeks: sleeping improved; watery stool softened 3 weeks: 90% vomiting reduced 1 month: vomiting  completely disappeared
Case Study of NPD Type A Patient’s Western diagnosis confirmed NPD Type A Blood tests showed storage of fat, cholesterol, and other metabolites, caused cell death Adjustments to TCM Treatment (2nd step):
Case Study of NPD Type A TCM Bian Zheng Lun Zhi Clinical Symptoms & Signs (2nd Step) - Seizures Liver internal wind - High level of liver enzymes  (SGOT, SGPT  ) High levels of cholesterol and glucose Mega liver & spleen Liver Qi & blood stasis - Loose stool, irritability, crying, red tongue, abdomen extention Damp-heat brewing internally Symptoms & Signs Bian Zheng Lun Zhi
Case Study of NPD Type A After 3 months: Appetite improved Sleep increased Body weight increased After 4 months: Self-feed, 70% solid foods Stool more formed After 5 months: Energy level, mental concentration, appetite increased Vocalize sounds and able to sit up by herself Loss of neurological functions slower than other cases
Case Study of NPD Type A During this time, parents also seek other treatment methods to treat the child: Holistic nutrition Feldenkrais Cranial sacral therapy Chiropractic care Homeopathy Aquatic and music therapy Antibiotic drugs from latest  genetic research  Western herbs Prayer
Case Study of NPD Type A 3 Severe infections  Spring & Fall 2002, Jan 2003 All were infections of respiratory system All were controlled by Chinese herbal formula  and acupuncture
Case Study of NPD Type A At 19 months old: Lost neuromuscular ability to clear her own saliva and swallow food Liver and spleen continued to enlarge First hospital stay; projected 1-4 week life expectancy Condition stablized by Dong Fang Gan Kang, Chinese patented medicine Dong Chong Xia Cao (Cordyceps Sinensis) Seizures started and controlled by Tien Ma
Case Study of NPD Type A At 34 months old: Weekly application of herbs, acupuncture, and tuina (massage) Liquefied fresh organic foods via  enteral feeding system   No respiratory infections for 15 months; stronger immune system Liver and spleen reduced in size Cholesterol, triglycerides, and other key biochemical indicators gradually moving into normal ranges Grown 8 teeth and healthy head of hair Mentally partially acute
Case Study of NPD Type A At 34 months old (cont.): Reduced seizures, choking, hypersensivity to pain, sound and light Gained weight Increased sleep to 7-9 hours/night Continued TCM Treatment Principles Soothing liver Dispelling obstruction Fortifying spleen Calming spirit Strengthening immune system
Case Study of NPD Type A Discussion: Based on Chinese Medicine Theory, physiologically and pathologically, the Liver plays important role in 3 areas: Emotional activities Digestion and Absorption Flow of Qi and Blood Liver cannot ensure smooth flow of Qi, causing “Wood” (Liver) to restrain “Earth” (Spleen) Liver stores blood; liver-blood deficiency leads to blurred vision, muscle spasm, tendon problems, motor impairment
Case Study of NPD Type A Discussion (cont.): Liver dominates tendons Liver-blood deficiency causes  tendons lack nourishment Eye is window of liver.  Liver-blood deficiency causes  abnormal eye movement
Case Study of NPD Type A Traditional Chinese Medicine “New Age Medicine”—Thousands of years old Jin—Essence  Qi—Energy Shen—Spirit

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Eastern-Western Diagnosis & TCM Treatment for NPD Type A

  • 1. Eastern-Western Diagnosis & TCM Treatment for NPD Type A Lucy G. Hu O.M.D, LAc. (M.D. in China) Five Branches Institute College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Santa Cruz, California, USA Sophia’s Garden Foundation Scientific Advisory Board Palo Alto, California, USA
  • 2. TCM History in USA President Nixon’s visit to China in 1972 California became 1 st state to legalize Acupuncture in late 1980’s Dr. Hu practiced TCM Pediatrics for over 35 years in both China and U.S.
  • 3. Case Study of NPD Type A Patient age: 7 1/2 months, Female Race: Ashkenazi Jews Major complaint: Vomiting, diarrhea Crying, sleep difficulties Chronic respiratory and ear infections
  • 4. Case Study of NPD Type A Symptoms Jaundice Large swollen liver and spleen Malnutrition Clinical Examinations at Western Hospitals Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford (LPCH) Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF)
  • 5. Case Study of NPD Type A NPD Type A background: Most serious of >40 types of lysosomal storage disease Occurs in Ashkenazi Jews at rate of 1 in 30,000 Not a single case within 20 years at LPCH 40 cases in 20 years at Mount Sinai School of Medicine None of the children survived; Most live only upto 2 or 3 years NPD Type A: Albert Niemann (Germany) in 1914 NPD Type B: Ludwig Pick (Germany) in 1927
  • 6. Case Study of NPD Type A Type A has 13 clinical symptoms: A chronic jaundice since birth Abdominal distention Progressive akinesia Difficulty in feeding and swallowing Difficulty in the vertical movement of eyes Hepatosplenomegaly and hepatocirrhosis Developmental delay Sudden loss of muscular tension
  • 7. Case Study of NPD Type A Type A has 13 clinical symptoms (cont.): Epilepsy Highly sensitive to touch Inflammation in the respiratory system and ears, in complication with pneumonia Breathing only through mouth due to the constant blockage of nose Normal growth of teeth and bones
  • 8. Case Study of NPD Type A Patient’s test results: Both parents carry the genes for NPD Type A
  • 9. Case Study of NPD Type A TCM Bian Zheng Lun Zhi— Clinical Symptoms & Signs (1 st Step) - Vomiting Stomach Qi ascending counterflow - Diarrhea, fatigue Spleen Qi deficiency Large swollen liver Akinesia Abnormal vertical eye movement Liver Qi stasis - Jaundice Liver-gallbladder damp-heat Symptoms & Signs Bian Zheng Lun Zhi
  • 10. Case Study of NPD Type A TCM Treatment (1 st step): Modified Yin Chen Hao Formula Acupuncture Progress of Patient condition after: 4 days: 95% Jaundice eliminated 2 weeks: sleeping improved; watery stool softened 3 weeks: 90% vomiting reduced 1 month: vomiting completely disappeared
  • 11. Case Study of NPD Type A Patient’s Western diagnosis confirmed NPD Type A Blood tests showed storage of fat, cholesterol, and other metabolites, caused cell death Adjustments to TCM Treatment (2nd step):
  • 12. Case Study of NPD Type A TCM Bian Zheng Lun Zhi Clinical Symptoms & Signs (2nd Step) - Seizures Liver internal wind - High level of liver enzymes (SGOT, SGPT ) High levels of cholesterol and glucose Mega liver & spleen Liver Qi & blood stasis - Loose stool, irritability, crying, red tongue, abdomen extention Damp-heat brewing internally Symptoms & Signs Bian Zheng Lun Zhi
  • 13. Case Study of NPD Type A After 3 months: Appetite improved Sleep increased Body weight increased After 4 months: Self-feed, 70% solid foods Stool more formed After 5 months: Energy level, mental concentration, appetite increased Vocalize sounds and able to sit up by herself Loss of neurological functions slower than other cases
  • 14. Case Study of NPD Type A During this time, parents also seek other treatment methods to treat the child: Holistic nutrition Feldenkrais Cranial sacral therapy Chiropractic care Homeopathy Aquatic and music therapy Antibiotic drugs from latest genetic research Western herbs Prayer
  • 15. Case Study of NPD Type A 3 Severe infections Spring & Fall 2002, Jan 2003 All were infections of respiratory system All were controlled by Chinese herbal formula and acupuncture
  • 16. Case Study of NPD Type A At 19 months old: Lost neuromuscular ability to clear her own saliva and swallow food Liver and spleen continued to enlarge First hospital stay; projected 1-4 week life expectancy Condition stablized by Dong Fang Gan Kang, Chinese patented medicine Dong Chong Xia Cao (Cordyceps Sinensis) Seizures started and controlled by Tien Ma
  • 17. Case Study of NPD Type A At 34 months old: Weekly application of herbs, acupuncture, and tuina (massage) Liquefied fresh organic foods via enteral feeding system No respiratory infections for 15 months; stronger immune system Liver and spleen reduced in size Cholesterol, triglycerides, and other key biochemical indicators gradually moving into normal ranges Grown 8 teeth and healthy head of hair Mentally partially acute
  • 18. Case Study of NPD Type A At 34 months old (cont.): Reduced seizures, choking, hypersensivity to pain, sound and light Gained weight Increased sleep to 7-9 hours/night Continued TCM Treatment Principles Soothing liver Dispelling obstruction Fortifying spleen Calming spirit Strengthening immune system
  • 19. Case Study of NPD Type A Discussion: Based on Chinese Medicine Theory, physiologically and pathologically, the Liver plays important role in 3 areas: Emotional activities Digestion and Absorption Flow of Qi and Blood Liver cannot ensure smooth flow of Qi, causing “Wood” (Liver) to restrain “Earth” (Spleen) Liver stores blood; liver-blood deficiency leads to blurred vision, muscle spasm, tendon problems, motor impairment
  • 20. Case Study of NPD Type A Discussion (cont.): Liver dominates tendons Liver-blood deficiency causes tendons lack nourishment Eye is window of liver. Liver-blood deficiency causes abnormal eye movement
  • 21. Case Study of NPD Type A Traditional Chinese Medicine “New Age Medicine”—Thousands of years old Jin—Essence Qi—Energy Shen—Spirit