Phlegm Heat comes in two main forms:
When your problem is ‘acute’ it usually resolves quickly, moving on to a different condition. With acute phlegm heat you are probably catching a bug, a cold or influenza, and your body is putting up a stiff fight. That means strong but short-lived symptoms which, if successful, quickly vanquish the invader and return you to health:
You can prolong this in several ways.
Additional symptoms for chronic Phlegm Heat to those listed above under Acute Phlegm Heat:
To get chronic phlegm heat you usually start with an acute attack of phlegm heat – see above. Then …
If this has become a remaining pathogenic factor (it probably has become it, or soon will, if you do the wrong thing!), recovering fully will take time. Get used to the idea.
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