3 Types of Dizziness

In Chinese Medicine, ‘DIZZINESS’ is differentiated in many ways. Here are 3 common cases I see in my practice. Which one do you usually experience?    Case 1 (MOST common)  Pale face and lips  Body weakness  Low energy  Palpitation (feel like heart is beating fast)  Severe cases: lose conscious   1. Have regular meals and eat away from stress/distractions  2. Try good quality protein such as beans, eggs, meat, whole grains, steamed veggies  3. Avoid cold beverages, raw food (such as salad, sushi),    Case 2  Flushed face  Red eyes  Ringing in ear  Bitter taste in mouth  Insomnia, dream disturbed sleep   1. More rest less stress!  2. Try peppermint/green tea, lemon water, dark leafy greens, apple cider vinegar  3. Avoid spicy, fatty greasy deep fried food, alcohol, caffeine   Case 3  Heavy feeling of head and body  Nausea  Drowsy  Might have [some] sputum  Loose stool   1. Avoid going out in the rain and dry hair immediately after showering  2. Try spices such as black pepper, turmeric, radish, onions, ginger, garlic  3. Avoid milk product/dairy, sugar, sweets      Although these cases are COMMON, your case might be a bit more completed than this, consult your acupuncturist for a full consult!

In Chinese Medicine, ‘DIZZINESS’ is differentiated in many ways. Here are 3 common cases I see in my practice. Which one do you usually experience?

Case 1 (MOST common)

Pale face and lips

Body weakness

Low energy

Palpitation (feel like heart is beating fast)

Severe cases: lose conscious


1. Have regular meals and eat away from stress/distractions

2. Try good quality protein such as beans, eggs, meat, whole grains, steamed veggies

3. Avoid cold beverages, raw food (such as salad, sushi),

Case 2

Flushed face

Red eyes

Ringing in ear

Bitter taste in mouth

Insomnia, dream disturbed sleep


1. More rest less stress!

2. Try peppermint/green tea, lemon water, dark leafy greens, apple cider vinegar

3. Avoid spicy, fatty greasy deep fried food, alcohol, caffeine


Case 3

Heavy feeling of head and body

Nausea

Drowsy

Might have [some] sputum

Loose stool


1. Avoid going out in the rain and dry hair immediately after showering

2. Try spices such as black pepper, turmeric, radish, onions, ginger, garlic

3. Avoid milk product/dairy, sugar, sweets

Although these cases are COMMON, your case might be a bit more completed than this, consult your acupuncturist for a full consult!