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Secrets of Pulse - Editable

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7th Level

Kasa (Cough)

7th Level

I) Myocardial


then accumulates in the gallbladder, causing crystallization
of bile that leads to soft stones. Later these stones become
calcified and hard. In cases of copper toxicity, the liver
pulse shows a high pitta spike. In jaundice or kamala, the

liver pulse becomes feeble at the pitta site. The spike moves
like an exhausted frog. A vata spike in the liver pulse may
indicate cirrhotic changes. Cirrhosis is hardening of the
liver, the death of the liver cells. A vata spike also shows
hepatitis C, which may lead to cirrhotic changes or cancer
of the liver.

Halimaka (Malignant Jaundice or Hepatitis C—Sev
enth Level). The pulse in halimaka is felt under the middle
finger at the deep level on the right hand side of the subject.
The pitta spike moves toward the kapha site as shown in the
diagram and the pulse is low, tremulous and deep-seated.
Chronic hepatitis C may manifest as malignant jaundice.

Madhumeha (Glycosuria—Diabetes Incipedus—Sev
enth Level). The deep pulse under the middle finger on the
left side of the subject corresponds to both the spleen and
pancreas and reveals the condition of the blood. If the pulse
becomes thin like a hair and almost disappears with very lit
tle pressure, it indicates glycosuria. The spike is yata in

Asthi Bhagna (Bone Fracture—All Levels). A pulse
under all three fingers that is quick, feeble and cold to the
touch at all levels shows fracture of the shaft of a bone.

Shlta Purva Jvara (Fever with Rigor or Chills—All
Levels). The pulse at all levels beats with force. It is fast and
does not disappear after pressure is released. This pulse
shows malarial fever.

Kasa (Cough—Seventh Level). If the deep pulse under
the index finger on the right side at the site of the lung pulse
on the seventh level becomes feeble, slow and beats at the
kapha site, it denotes cough due to bronchial congestion.

Hrid Roga (Heart Disease in General—Seventh Level).
The deep pulse under the index finger at the seventh level
on the left side of the subject indicates the heart pulse and
shows the following conditions of the heart:
1. The pulse is feeble and beats like the swimming of a
swan, indicating excess avalambaka kapha in the heart,
myocardial hypertrophy.


Secrets of the Pulse

2. The pulse is feeble and beats like the hopping of a par
tridge, indicating congenital mitral valve prolapse.

3. The pulse is frequent and moves like a collapsing pla
teau or mountain, indicating mitral incompetence.

4. The pulse is irregularly .irregular with cardiac arrhyth
mia and multiple extra systole, indicating atrial flutter
with fibrillation.

5. The kapha spike moves toward the pitta position which
denotes kapha blocking pitta. The pulse feels like the
mountain or crescendo pulse, indicating stenosis of the
mitral valve with congestive cardiac failure, CCF.

Shotha (Pulse in Edema—Seventh Level). If both feet
are swollen with edema, the kidney pulse at the seventh
level under the ring finger on the left side of the client
shows a kapha spike at the kapha site. The nature of the
pulse is full, broad, wavy and slow and stops at times like a
pillar. This condition indicates shotha, swelling on both
feet. Due to accumulation of water under the skin, initially
one may not be able to feel the pulse. But this pulse can be
felt by repeated practice when water is displaced by the
pressure of the finger.

Tamaka Svasa (Emphysema and Asthma—Seventh
Level). Emphysema is a chronic vata disorder in which the
alveoli, the tiny air sacs in the lungs, become overinflated
with the trapped air of prana. The lung pulse at the seventh
level is feeble and a vata spike is felt in the deep pulse under
the index finger on the right side of the subject.

There are three types of asthma—vata, pitta and kapha.
In vata asthma there is dry wheezing, a pollen allergy, or
spasm to the bronchial tree. Pitta asthma manifests as asth
matic bronchitis. Kapha asthma is more allergy oriented, a
descending infection from the nose leading to cold, cough
and wheezing. A kapha spike also shows pneumonia, bron-
chiectesis or pulmonary congestion, which is dilation of the
bronchi with accumulated mucus.

2) Stenosis of

the Mitral Valve

3) Mitral


4) Atrial FlutteA

with Fibrillation


^ Mitral Valve


with CCF

Other Aspects of the Pulse

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