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TcmIntMed2 dizziness

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dizziness and vertigo are primarily due to either excess or deficiency affecting the head. Excess=yang, Wind, Phlegm, stagnant qi, Blood stasis. Deficiency=too little Blood, qi,yang, jin getting to the head.
Key diagnostic points of: dizziness aggravated with rising Qi and blood deficiency
Key diagnostic points of: dizziness aggravated with stress or emotion Liver qi stagnation, yang rising or wind
Key diagnostic points of: dizziness aggravated with sexual activity Kidney deficiency
Key diagnostic points of: dizziness amelloration with rest Deficiency
Key diagnostic points of: dizziness associated symptoms of nauxea or vomiting Phlegm damp
Key diagnostic points of dizziness: associated syptoms headache blurring vission and facial flushing Yin deficiency with rising Yang or Wind
Key diagnostic points of dizziness: if the nature is severe, as if the room is spinning Phlegm damp
Key diagnostic points of dizziness: if the nature is mild dizziness or lightheadedness Deficiency
Definition of giddiness sensation of whirling and a tendency to fall or stagger
dizziness that is worse with stress and generally not related to postural changes • tightness or fullness in the chest, often described as difficulty in drawing a satisfying breath • hypochondriac discomfort or tightness, frequent sighing • heada Dizziness due to liver qi stagnation
Treatment principle for dizziness due to liver qi stagnation Soothe the liver and regulate qi
Acu Rx fr dizziness due to liver qi stagnation Gb 20, bl 18, liv 3, gb 43, pc 6, gb 34, ah shi points on the upper back, neck and superior sternocleidomastoid muscle
dizziness and vertigo, which may be severe and initiated or aggravated by stress, anger or emotional upset • headache or fullness and distension in the head and eyes • blurring vision, red, sore, gritty eyes • irritability, temper outbursts • r Dizziness due to liver yang rising, liver fire
Treatment principle for dizziness due to liver yang rising, liver fire Clear liver and subdue yang. Clear heat and extinguish wind
Acu Rx for dizziness due to liver yang rising, liver fire Bl 18, live 3, li 4, li 11, gb 20, gb 43, st 8, bl 23, yin tang. With fire add liv 2. With hypochondriac pain add gb 34 and sj6
dizziness which is generally mild, with occasional exacerbations in severity that may be triggered or aggravated by stress, overexertion, emotional upset, sexual activity or heating foods and alcohol • blurring vision or visual disturbances, pressure b Dizziness due to liver and kidney yin deficiency with yang rising
Treatment principle for liver and kidney yin deficiency with yang rising Nourish yin, sedate the liver, anchor yang (subdue wind)
Acu Rx for dizziness due to liver and kidney yin deficiency with yang rising Bl 23, kid 3, sp 6, liv 3, bl 15, kid 1, pc 6, gb 2
dizziness or vertigo, sometimes enough to make the patient fall over • the dizziness may be triggered by movement of the head or strong smells, or have no obvious trigger; the sensation is sometimes likened to being on a ship, or having the world spi Dizziness due to phlegm damp
Treatment principle for dizziness due to phlegm damp Dry dampness transform phlegm. Strengthen the spleen and harmonies the stomach
Acu Rx for dizziness due to phlegm damp St 8, ren 12, sp 5, pc 6, pc 5, gb 40, st 40, st 41. With spleen deficiency add bl 21 and st 36
dizziness • stubborn headache that is ftxed and boring • forgetfulness • insomnia, restless sleep • palpitations • depression, low spirits, irritability, mood swings • dark or purplish lips, complexion or sclera, dark rings under the eye Dizziness due to blood stagnation
Treatment principle for dizziness due to blood stagnation Invigorate blood, eliminate blood stasis. Regulate qi and clear the channels
Acu Rx for dizziness due to blood stagnation Ashi points on the head, bl 17, sp 6, li 4, liv 4, liv 3, si 6
dizziness that is usually mild and postural, worse with rising from sitting or lying down, or when fatigued • palpitations with or without anxiety • anxiety, phobias, panic attacks • forgetfulness, poor memory • blurring vision, spots before th Dizziness due to qi and blood stagnation
Treatment principle for dizziness due to qi and blood stagnation Tonify qi ad blood and strengthen the spleen and stomach
Acu Rx for dizziness due to qi and blood stagnation MOXA sp 6, bl 20, st 36, ren 6, du 20. With palpitations add pc 6and bl 15. With insomnia add ht 7, and an mian
mild dizziness that is worse with sex, overexertion and late nights • low grade fever, afternoon feverishness • sensation of heat in the palms and soles ('five hearts hot') • malar or facial flushing • forgetfulness and poor memory • tire Dizziness due to kidney yin deficiency
Treatment principle for dizziness due to kidney yin deficiency Tonify and nourish kidney yin
Acu Rx for dizziness due to kidney yin deficiency Bl 23, ren 4, kid 3, kid 6, lu 7, tai yang, bl 15
Treatment principle for dizziness due to kidney yang deficiency Warm te kidneys and support yang
Acu Rx for dizziness due to kidney yang deficiency Moxa du 20, bl 23, ren 4, du 4, needle si3, bl62, kid 3
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