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Vertigo
What is it?
A sensation that the head is moving or spinning, when in fact it is still, is known as vertigo. The condition is often associated with nausea and vomiting. Vertigo can be caused by inflammation of the balance organ in the inner ear or by motion sickness. It can also result from meiere’s disease, in which attacks of vertigo are associated with ringing in the ears. High blood pressure, hardening of the arteries and ear disorders can also cause vertigo.
Symptoms:
Moving or spinning sensation, motion sickness, high blood pressure.
Conventional Practice:
Your doctor will measure your blood pressure, examine your ears and look for signs of an underlying cause. Conventional drugs such as betahistine and cinnarizine may relieve vertigo.
Alternative Treatments:
  Acupuncture
  An ancient Chinese therapy, patients are treated by sticking needles into their skin at particular points. These acupuncture points lie along invisible energy channels called meridians. The needles are said to unblock a flow of energy (called Qi) through the meridians. More Info
  Acupressure
  Acupressure is a mixture of massage and acupuncture, and is thought to be the forerunner of acupuncture. Instead of inserting needles, practitioners use firm thumb or fingertip massage on pain relieving pressure points. Acupressure is used to balance a flow of energy called Qi, which is believed to run through invisible channels known as meridians. More Info
   



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