Vertigo is that feeling like you or your surroundings are moving, spinning or swaying. Symptoms associated with vertigo include:
- nystagmus or abnormal eye movement and
- hearing loss
Common causes of vertigo are usually problems in the inner ear or the brain and sometimes, it can be caused by migraine, head/neck injury, medications that results to ear problems, and brain conditions.
Acupuncture for vertigo and dizziness treatment has been a subject for various research conducted. In traditional Chinese Medicine perspective, vertigo is caused by problems in the internal organs like the liver, kidney and spleen as well as mucus toxin or phlegm. In applying acupuncture, the strategic points in the body linked to these organs are stimulated to treat the imbalances and restore harmony within the body.
Acupuncture and herbal clinic treatments further improve the success of treating vertigo. Apart from the healing benefits of acupuncture, herbal formulas can further help address the imbalances whilst remove toxins accumulated in the body.*