Oriental Medicine for Tinnitus
Chief Complaint: tinnitus
Western Diagnosis: tinnitus
Medical History: The male patient, 56, overweight, does not keep special diet and is not exercising. The patient has a history of blood pressure.
Questioning exam: The male patient, 56, complaint of sudden ring in the left ear. At that time he was not concerned much and hoped that it will go away soon, but it did not. Soon he noticed, if he stressed the ring in the ear comes back again and stays there for a while, sometimes changing the tone.
Also, there was seborrhea furfuracea (dry) on the forehead observed.
Pulse exam: full, wiry
Tongue exam: red, yellow coating
OM Diagnosis: Tinnitus due to emotional strain, that gives Liver Fire rising
Treatment Principle: Subdue Liver Fire, calm the Mind, settle the Etherial Soul, ease the ears
Point Prescription: SJ17,SJ5, SJ3, GB20, GB43, GB8, Liv 2 with reducing method.
Herbal Formula: Long Dan Xie Gan Tang
Lifestyle Prescription: Avoid greasy food, that affects paired GB channel, excerise, avoid stressful situations.
Results: Improvements after second treatment.
Synopsis: Follow up appointments recommended.
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