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DIZZINESS & VERTIGO

NESA Int Med DIZZINESS & VERTIGO

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Define dizziness. A sensation of lightheadedness, whirling or a tendency to fall.
Define vertigo. A sensation of moving around in space (subjective vertigo) or of having objects move about the person (objective vertigo) resulting from a disturbance in equilibrium.
What are the 5 patterns associated with dizziness and vertigo? Ascendant hyperactivity of Liver yang; Upward disturbance of turbid phlegm; Kidney and Liver yin xu; Qi and blood xu; Obstruction of channels by blood stasis
How does ascendant hyperactivity of Liver yang cause dizziness and vertigo? It disturbs the clear orifices of the head; or Liver and Kidney yin xu is unable to restrain Liver yang causing internal movement of wind.
Name 2 causes of ascendant hyperactivity of Liver yang leading to dizziness and vertigo. Constitutional yang qi shi or Kidney yin xu; emotional strain
How does qi and blood xu cause dizziness and vertigo? Qi and blood fail to supply nutrients to the head.
Name 4 causes of qi and blood xu leading to dizziness and vertigo. Prolonged disease; blood loss; improper diet; overwork, excessive worry or mental activity
How does Kidney yin and jing xu cause dizziness and vertigo? Kidney yin and jing fail to nourish the brain.
Name 3 causes of Kidney yin and jing xu leading to dizziness and vertigo. Congenital Kidney xu; overwork or excessive sexual activity; prolonged disease
How does turbid phlegm cause dizziness and vertigo? It disturbs the upward flow of clear yang qi.
Name 2 causes of turbid phlegm leading to dizziness and vertigo. Improper diet or unhealthy eating habits; Spleen xu
How does blood stasis cause dizziness and vertigo? It obstructs the flow of qi and blood.
Name 2 causes of blood stasis leading to dizziness and vertigo. Chronic disease; traumatic injury
Name 4 excess pathological elements that disturb or block the normal qi and blood flow to the head causing dizziness and vertigo. Yang rising; internal movement of wind; turbid phlegm; blood stasis
Which 4 physiological substances when deficient fail to nourish the head causing dizziness and vertigo? Qi, blood, jing, yin
List 3 crucial points for diagnosing dizziness and vertigo. Identify organ dysfunction (Lv, Sp, Kd); distinguish xu from shi; distinguish root from branch
What is the general treatment strategy for excess patterns of dizziness and vertigo? Drain the excess, eliminate the pathogenic elements
What is the general treatment strategy for deficient patterns of dizziness and vertigo? Tonify and nourish the deficient physiological substances
What is the treatment principle and formula for ascendant hyperactivity of Liver yang causing dizziness and vertigo? Settle the Liver, subdue yang, clear heat, extinguish wind and supplement the Liver and Kidney with Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin
What is the treatment principle and formula for upward disturbance of turbid phlegm causing dizziness and vertigo? Dry dampness, transform phlegm, strengthen the Spleen and harmonize the Stomach with Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Tang
What is the treatment principle and formula for Kidney and Liver yin xu causing dizziness and vertigo? Nourish and tonify Kidney and Liver yin and supplement the essence with Zou Gui Wan
What is the treatment principle and formula for qi and blood deficiency dizziness and vertigo? Tonify qi and blood and strengthen the Spleen with Gui Pi Tang
What is the treatment principle and formula for dizziness and vertigo caused by obstruction of channels by blood stasis? Invigorate blood, eliminate blood stasis and unblock the channels with Tong Qiao Huo Xue Tang
Created by: rswain on 2008-10-28



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