Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Motion Sickness
What Is Motion Sickness?
Motion Sickness - Basics
Motion sickness is a group of symptoms that occur when the brain signals that indicate movement from different parts of the body do not correlate. These symptoms usually occur in individuals as they travel—in boats, trains, airplanes or automobiles—and include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, deep breathing and cold sweats.
Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Motion Sickness.
What Patterns Are Related To Motion Sickness?
Motion Sickness - Diagnostic Patterns
The Chinese Medicine treatment of motion sickness generally involves arriving at the appropriate TCM diagnosis or pattern. This pattern within the individual is what treatment is based on not the general condition (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).
The following patterns may represent the underlying contributing factors for the development of motion sickness:Heart Blood DeficiencySpleen Qi DeficiencyStomach DampnessStomach Rebellious Qi
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Which Tam Healing and Tongren Therapy Protocols Apply To Motion Sickness?
Motion Sickness - Tam Healing and Tongren Therapy Protocols
Tong Ren Therapy is the energy healing/medical qi gong aspect of the Tam Healing System. The areas of focus for motion sickness that we would use in Tong Ren techniques form the basis for our acupuncture treatments as well. Generally you would mix these primary points with points specific to the patients underlying TCM pattern and then our tuina (medical massage) would be largely focused on these points as well.
The following Tam healing and tong ren therapy protocols may be used with motion sickness:
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