Full-Heat Empty-Heat (Overflowing-Empty)
This pulse feels big, extending beyond normal pulse position.
This pulse feels big. It extends beyond the pulse position. It is superficial and generally feels as if it overflows the normal pulse channel, like a river overflows during a flood.
- Empty-Heat (Overflowing-Empty)
The Overflowing pulse indicates extreme Heat. It frequently appears during a fever, but it is also felt in chronic diseases characterized by interior Heat.
If it is Overflowing but Empty on pressure, it indicates Empty-Heat from Yin deficiency.