The Use of Acupuncture and Herbs for Meniere’s Disease

EENT

Chief Complaint: Dizziness

Western Diagnosis: Meniere’s Disease

Medical History: 54 yo male with 15 year history of Meniere’s disease. Vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss, vomiting when severe. Tried diuretics, salt restriction, conventional medications, all without benefit.

Questioning exam: Had not tried alternative methods. Has had recurrent severe episodes with increased severity. (Always has the basic symptoms, however).The frequency of severe attacks has steadily increased, from 1 per year to 6 this summer.Heat exacerbates the symptoms. He also has a feeling of fullness in his ears.

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Dizziness and Vertigo Treated with Acupuncture

EENT

Chief Complaint: Dizziness

Western Diagnosis: Vertigo

Medical History: Weight training 2x a week

Eats lots of fatty foods, sweet cravings

Drinks a lot of coffee

Questioning exam: Migraine headaches for 6 months

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The Acupuncture Treatment of Dizziness and Tinnitus

EENT

Chief Complaint: dizziness and tinnitus

Western Diagnosis: post-shingles tinnitus

Medical History: 76 yr old female with tinnitus and dizziness for 5 years after shingles of the mouth and ear. She has atrial fibrillation, 2 previous pulmonary embolisms. Medications: Lanoxin, Coumadin, Synthroid

Pulse exam: Heart-weak, skipped beats, kidney weak, Liver- wiry

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The Chinese Medicine Treatment of Dizziness

EENT

Chief complaint Dizziness for one week.

Medical History Emily, 36-year old, female. The patient has had edema which is more severe in the lower legs for one year. Three months ago, the patient visited her regular doctor and did a few refine checkup. She has glomerulonephritis and the urinary protein: +++, urinary red blood cell: 150. She has taken wilfordine for more than one month and gotten much better. The urinary protein: +, urinary red blood cell account: 50.

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