Simple Pulse Qualities: Rhythm

Pulse-Palpation

Rhythm: rhythmic-arrhythmic

Again, this comes down to the Heart’s yang (or qi in the absence of cold symptoms) from flowing smoothly.

If the Heart’s yang is deficient, expect a forceless and arrhythmic (irregular) pulse.

If the Heart’s yang is obstructed, expect a forceful and arrhythmic (irregular) pulse.

4.1.7.chart Simple Pulse Qualities: Rhythm

Normal Pulse Rhythm

Next: pulse strength.

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