Yang Deficiency (Xu, Yang)

In the YIN-YANG system of philosophy and medicine, a lack of vital energy (called yangxu in Chinese). It manifests itself in various systemic and organic diseases. (The Pinyin Chinese-English Dictionary, 1979)
Also Known As:
Xu, Yang; Yang Xu; Yang Hsu; Deficiency, Yang; Hsu, Yang; Yangxu
Networked: 174 relevant articles (13 outcomes, 30 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Yin Deficiency (Yinxu)
2. Infertility (Sterility)
3. Erectile Dysfunction
4. Chronic Hepatitis B
5. Knee Osteoarthritis


1. Zhang, Bing: 8 articles (03/2014 - 07/2010)
2. Jin, Rui: 7 articles (10/2012 - 07/2010)
3. Su, Yi-Chang: 6 articles (01/2015 - 12/2008)
4. Zhang, Qian: 5 articles (10/2012 - 07/2010)
5. Zhao, Qian: 5 articles (10/2012 - 07/2010)
6. Wang, Hua: 4 articles (10/2014 - 06/2012)
7. Wang, Qi: 3 articles (08/2015 - 12/2008)
8. Lee, Cheng-Hung: 3 articles (01/2015 - 01/2013)
9. Zhang, Weidong: 3 articles (03/2014 - 01/2012)
10. Liu, Xiao-Qing: 3 articles (03/2014 - 07/2011)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Yang Deficiency:
1. HormonesIBA
2. Hepatitis B e AntigensIBA
3. Creatine Kinase (Creatine Phosphokinase)IBA
4. telbivudineFDA Link
5. vardenafil (Levitra)FDA Link
6. LipidsIBA
7. Losartan (Cozaar)FDA LinkGeneric
8. C-Reactive ProteinIBA
9. Cystatin CIBA
10. Interleukin-4 (Interleukin 4)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
11/01/2012 - "The symptom scores and the clinical efficacy were improved in all syndrome groups after treatment (P < 0.05), with the best effects shown in the yang deficiency cold coagulation syndrome (P < 0.05) and the worst effects shown in the stagnation of blood stasis syndrome (P < 0.05). "
10/01/2006 - "After modeling, no signs of kidney-yang deficiency and no significant changes of SOD and MDA were found in group I and II; but obvious symptoms of kidney-yang deficiency and decrease of SOD (P < 0.01) and increase of MDA (P < 0.01 or P < 0.05) were found in group III, IV and V; after treatment, in the group III); the symptoms of kidney-yang deficiency basically disappeared, SOD increased (P < 0.01) and MDA decreased (P < 0.01), with no significant differences as compared with those before modeling (P > 0.05); in the group N, the symptoms of kidney-yang deficiency significantly improved and SOD increased (P < 0.05) with difference as compared with those before modeling (P < 0.05), and MDA decreased (P < 0.05), but with no significant difference compared with that before modeling (P > 0.05); the symptoms of kidney-yang deficiency, SOD and MDA did not significantly change in group V (P > 0. "
10/01/1995 - "But for control group, there were no remarkable changes after treatment, so it revealed that the improvement of Kidney-Yang Deficiency by ZCP is realized through regulating the organism's immunity and endocrine function as well as through scavenging the free radical agents."
07/01/2008 - "High expression manners of Fn and FL were shown in all CAA patients, the high expressions of both were lowered to some extent after treatment, but the improvement in the test group was better than that in the control group (P <0.05), and the deviation was more liable to be corrected in patients of Shen-yang deficiency type than that in patients of Shen-yin deficiency type. "
09/01/2000 - "After treatment, the histopathology and intestinal metaplasia subset of antral focal region, and the background lesion in ultrastructure of the mucosa in the nonfocal region were all improved in the 4 groups, The effects of Spleen-Qi Deficiency syndrome group and Spleen-Yang Deficiency group were superior to Ying-Deficiency group as well as Spleen-Deficiency and Qi-Stagnation group (P < 0.05, P < 0.01), and approached to those in the healthy control group. "
2. Moxibustion
3. Electroacupuncture
4. Acupuncture Points (Acupuncture Point)
5. Chinese Traditional Medicine (Traditional Chinese Medicine)