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acute onset, obstruction and distension in the ear, continuous loud and low pitched tinnitus which is not relieved by pressing ear, red face, thirst, irritability, anger, chest tightness, excessive PH, constipation, dizziness, ear pain with pus discharge

SHI patterns

2

chronic onset, intermittent low and high pitched tinnitus with alleviation by pressure and aggravated by overwork, dizziness, low backache, excessive leuchorrhea, fatigue, listlessness, poor appetite, ab distension, loose stool, pale complexion

XU patterns

3

SHI pattern T/P

T: red, yellow greasy coat
P: wiry, slippery

4

SHI pattern points

SJ-17, GB-2, SJ-3, GB-43

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XU pattern T/P

T- red, pale, thin coat
P- thready, rapid, weak

6

XU pattern points

SJ-17, GB-2, UB-23, UB-20, RN-4, KID-3

7

western causes

external ear canal blocked (wax), drugs (diuretic, antibiotics), trauma (head injury, cranial nerve 8), inflammation, toxins (carbon monoxide, heavy metal, alcohol), virus/infection, underlying cardiovascular Dz, anemia

8

progression consequences

deafness
suicide (madness)

9

2 types of deafness

1) conductive (obstruction)= more bone conduction
2) neurologic (hearing nerve damage)= more ear conduction

10

4 levels of deafness

1) normal daily (tests lower than normal:

11

what are the two patterns?

SHI:
1) LV/GB fire
2) retention of PH-heat

XU:
3) KID XU
4) SP/ST Qi XU

12

ALT remedies

1) electro -low freq, 15-20 min
2) auricular- subcortex, LIV, KID, inner ear, endocrine)
3) self-massage- fold ear, tap back of ear with fingers (stims. hearing nerve)

13

course

15 tx= 1 course
rest
start second course

*takes long time to tx

14

EDU

1) reg. emotion
2) rest
3) reg. sexual activity
4) reg. diet (less salt)

15

What are the two levels if you plug your ears?

If tinnitus decreases while plugging ears = Def

If tinnitus increases while plugging ears = Excess

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Differentiation

Excess vs. Def
Chronic Vs. Acute
Aging
Pulses: Excess or Def

17

POT

Disperse wind
Clear heat
Tonify the Def
Relieve Depression

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Main pts

SJ 17
GB 2
SI 19
SJ 21

GB 12/20
SJ 3/5
GB 34/40