Acupuncture and Herbs for Eye Pain

EENT

Chief Complaint: eye pain

Questioning exam: Gain weight, hot sensation in a head, night sweat, edema, can’t stay asleep, Neck pain, upper back pain, trembling hands,headache, dry, sensitive eye,tinnitus, stomach pain, gas, scanty urine,blood in stool, PMS, painful menses, clots, irritability, mood swing

Pulse exam: Lu-superficial, sp-slippery, kid(both),heart, Liv- deep,

Tongue exam: Pale-pink tongue body, thin white coating

OM Diagnosis: Liver yin deficiency,Liver Qi stagnation, wood overacting earth.

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Acupuncture and Herbs for Eye Pain

EENT

Chief Complaint: Right eye pain/pressure

Western Diagnosis: Secondary Hypertension

Medical History: Leukemia 10 years ago, remission. Truck driver with occasional sciatica. Secondary hypertension, stress from truck driving. Eats well, exercises regularly. Drinks excessive coffee on the road.

Questioning exam: Right eye pressure and pain for one week. Pressure behind the eye. Stress and worry about money and health issues. Bp was normal on examination. Difficulty falling asleep, prone to anger and feeling overwhelmed.

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Chinese Herbal Medicine to Treat Sjorgren’s Syndrome

Auto-Immune

Chief Complaint: The patient suffered from dry and sore eye for seven years.

Western Diagnosis: Sjogren Syndrome

Medical History: 50+y, female. The patient suffered from dry and sore eye for seven years. She is unable to cry properly since 1999. Also, her mouth is dry and gum is sore. Accompanied Symptoms: dizziness, slight hair loss, arthralgia.

Questioning exam: Her skin is dark and rough with some pigmentation.

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