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Chong Mai Rebellious Qi underlies many painful periods, but much else too. In Chinese medicine the Chong Mai vessel is perhaps the first place life establishes itself in the foetus.
Read more about Chong Mai vessel by clicking here.
This page explains the signs of Chong Mai when its Qi rebels, which means its Qi goes in the wrong direction: in this case, that’s UP.
This is the most common Chong Mai syndrome, in which a sensation of fullness in the abdomen seems to push out and up.
It is thought to occur when the fascia or membranes in the abdomen become enmeshed by Qi stagnation. This condition is more common in women, but does occur in men. Being enmeshed in the abdominal membranes, Qi fails to flow along the pathways of the Chong Mai and fails to ‘nourish’ downwards. As pressure builds up, instead it ascends.
This can happen when you are pregnant, as another form of lump starts to stretch the abdomen.
In other words, Qi seems to desert the lower parts and instead it pushes upwards and you get –
This page has been about Chong Mai Rebellious Qi, but to understand why it rebels in this way, do please read about
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