Aural Vertigo (Meniere's Disease)

Aural vertigo or Meniere's disease comes on in sudden and frequent attacks of extreme dizziness, nausea and vomiting. The patient usually feels like falling and suffers from ringing in the ears and deafness. Examination of the ears reveals nystagmus. The attacks are recurrent but tend to cease spontaneously after a period of several months or years.


SJ 17 Yifeng,
SI 19 Tinggong


25 - 50 mg. of nicotinamide + 0.1 mg. Vitamin B 12 is injected into above points, one point for each treatment alternating with the other. Treatments occur once every other day.

Note: it is not known how "mg" (a measurement of weight) could be directly injected without putting this material into a wet medium measured such as "ml" or "cc". The source text does not provide this information.


  1. During an acute attack: rest in bed.

  2. The underlying diseases such as otitis media labyriorthitis due to infection or drug intoxication, arteriosclerosis, brain tumor, hemorrhage in the internal ear should also be treated.

  3. Address underlying diseases such as Wind-Phlegm, Liver Fire, Liver Yang Rising, or deficiencies of Spleen Qi, Liver Blood, Kidney Qi, Yin, Yang, or Jing.

Source: The Treament of 100 Common Diseases by New Acupuncture, Medicine and Health Publishing Company






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