The Acupuncture Treatment of Tinnitus

EENT

Chief Complaint: Tinnitus

Western Diagnosis: Tinnitus

Medical History: 43year old Caucasian male patient had an oral surgery on his left side of his jaw 5 weeks ago. Since then he was hearing high pitch ringing sound in his left ear. Patient was healthy until this condition. He also complains of tenderness around the surgical area, and also suffers from insomnia and depression since. Healthy diet and exercises regularly.

Questioning exam: Do you have insomnia because of pain or sounds? Sounds (tinnitus)

Any medications? Taking anti-anxiety medication and took antibiotics for 2weeks after the surgery.

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Acupuncture Treatment of Tinnitus

EENT

Chief Complaint: tinnitus

Western Diagnosis: vestibular-cochlear outlet syndrome

Medical History: 27-year male c/o tinnitus in Left ear for years. Born with Right-sided deafness. Seen by MD’s (inc. Mayo clinic), Chiropractors with no resolution or result of any kind. Patient is otherwise healthy with no other complaints and is otherwise unremarkable.

Questioning exam: Tinnitus had a gradual onset that was not high-pitched. It only occurred in L side and progressed over a period of 6-8 years from an occasional nuisance to causing dizziness 1-2 times/week. There was no discharge. Patient had no preferences for warm or cold and did not exhibit any specific deficiency signs. No complaints of low back pain or nocturnal urination. No dry eyes, floaters, conjunctival injection. Dreams sleep was unremarkable. Patient lives with his fiance and has a healthy but not excessive sex life. No GI complaints. Eats well without any cravings. No constipation or diarrhea. No history of EPI prior to onset. Pt presented as otherwise unremarkable.

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Oriental Medicine for Tinnitus

EENT

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.

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Acupuncture and Herbs to Treat Tinnitus

EENT

Chief Complaint: unilateral ear-ringing

Western Diagnosis: tinnitus

History: 54 yr old male with 9 yr history of left sided ear ringing. Occasional dizziness with no regular pattern.

Symptoms: high pitched ringing in l ear which is worse at night and when thirsty post-strenuous exercise. knees ache. jittery feeling in body when hungry.

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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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