The 8 Extra Channels

Pathologies of the Eight Extra Channels
Ren mai
Chong mai
Dai mai
Du mai
Yin-wei mai
Yang-wei mai
Yin-qiao mai
Yang-qiao mai


Ren mai
Leukorrhea, irregular menstruation, infertility in both men and women, hernia, nocturnal emission, enuresis, retention of urine, pain in the epigastric region and the lower abdomen, and pain in the genital region.

Chong mai
Spasm and pain in the abdomen, irregular menstruation, infertility in both men and women, asthmatic breathing.

Dai mai
Distension and fullness in the abdomen, weakness of the lumbar region, leukorrhea, prolapse of the uterus, muscular atrophy, weakness and motor impairment of the lower limbs.
 
Du mai
Stiffness and pain in the spinal column, opisthonos, headache, and epilepsy.

Yin-Qiao Mai
Epilepsy, lethargy and/or hypersomnia, lower abdominal pain, lumbar and hip pain which may refer to the pubic region, spasm of the lower limbs and inversion of the foot.

Yin-Wei Mai

Chest and cardiac pain, stomachache.

Yang-Wei Mai
Exterior syndromes.

Yang-Qiao Mai
Epilepsy, insomnia, redness and/or pain in the inner canthus, pain in the back and lumbar region, spasms of the lower limbs and eversion of the foot.