Maya Septriana
Department Of Health, Faculty Of Vocational Studies, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya-Indonesia

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ACUPUNCTURE AND SELF ACUPRESSURE TREATMENT OF HEMIFACIAL SPASM: A CASE REPORT Maya Septriana; Yudi Perdana
Journal of Vocational Health Studies Vol. 4 No. 1 (2020): July 2020 | JOURNAL OF VOCATIONAL HEALTH STUDIES
Publisher : Faculty of Vocational Studies, Universitas Airlangga

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.20473/jvhs.V4.I1.2020.12-14

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Background: Hemifacial spasm (HFS) is a condition of unilateral, involuntary, irregular, spasmodic movements of the face. The condition is most commonly a result of vascular loop compression at the root entry zone of the facial nerve. Patient whose hemifacial spasm with  left-sided facial complaints often twitching since 6 months ago. This   69-year-old  man with hyperlipidemia and hypertension had diagnosed with hemifacial spasm by neurologist. Purpose: To prove the effect of acupuncture on Fengchi (GB 20), Neiguan (PC 6) and Taichong (LR 3) accompanied with acupressure on Taichong (LR 3)  and auricular acupressure on the Ear Shenmen point in patient with hemifacial spasm. Methods: Handling Hemifacial spasm with acupuncture on Fengchi (GB 20), Neiguan (PC 6) and Taichong (LR 3)  with the reducing method and strong stimulation three times a week, acupressure on the Taichong (LR 3) twice a day for 30 times pressure and auricular acupressure on ear Shenmen, twice a day for 5 minutes. Results: Biochemical  mechanism of acupuncture and acupressure involve the stimulation of acupoint that lead to complex neuro-hormonal response. In handling hemifacial spasm, acupunture given for 15 times, taken three times a week combined with acupressure and auricular acupressure. This therapy overcome the symptoms of facial twitching in hemifacial spasm. Conclusion: Acupuncture combined with acupressure and auricular acupressure can be used to overcome facial twitching in hemifacial spasm.
ALLERGIC RHINITICAL THERAPY WITH ACUPUNCTURE, LEGUNDI AND TEMULAWAK HERBS Maya Septriana; Novita Purnamasari; Herra Studiawan
Journal of Vocational Health Studies Vol. 2 No. 2 (2018): November 2018 | JOURNAL OF VOCATIONAL HEALTH STUDIES
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | Full PDF (221.531 KB) | DOI: 10.20473/jvhs.V2.I2.2018.60-66

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Background: Allergic rhinitis is an inflammatory disease of the nasal mucosa mediated by IgE (immunoglobulin E) with the main mediator histamine. Rhinitis in the science of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is called Bi Yuan (influenza) and Bi Zhi (nasal congestion). Cases of allergic rhinitis experienced by patients are complaints of repeated sneezing up to 10 times in the morning with rhinorrhea (runny nose). Patients classified as allergic rhinitis with differentiation of hot moist syndrome with splenic deficiency. Purpose: To prove the effect of acupuncture combination therapy on Yintang point (EXHN 3), Yinxiang (LI 20), Zusanli (ST 36), Taibai (SP 3) with herbal legundi (Vitex trifolia) and temulawak (Curcuma xanthorrhiza) in patients with allergic rhinitis. Methods: Handling allergic rhinitis with acupuncture and herbal therapy methods. Acupuncture therapy was carried out at Yintang point (EXHN 3), Yinxiang (LI 20), Zusanli (ST 36), Taibai (SP 3) with the principle of eliminating hot humidification and toning of the spleen. In herbal therapy, patients are given herbal legundi (Vitex trifolia) and ginger (Curcuma xanthorrhiza). Results: The active compounds viteosin-A, viteksikarpin, and vitetrifolin-E which can inhibit releasing  histamine and curcumin as anti-inflammatory have an effect on sneezing in allergic rhinitis. In handling allergic rhinitis, acupuncture therapy  given 12 times, once every two days. Herbal therapy  given for 14 times, taken every 2 days interval, 3 times a day with a dose of 5.2 grams of legundi and 4.2 grams of ginger. This therapy  overcome the symptoms of sneezing and rhinorrhea in allergic rhinitis. Conclusion: Acupuncture and herbal therapy can be used to overcome sneezing and rhinorrhea in allergic rhinitis.
THE ROLE OF ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY TO OVERCOME ONE-SIDE HEAD PAIN (MIGRAINE) Mut Mainnah; Maya Septriana; Wurlina Wurlina
Journal of Vocational Health Studies Vol. 5 No. 3 (2022): MARCH 2022 | JOURNAL OF VOCATIONAL HEALTH STUDIES
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.20473/jvhs.V5.I3.2022.192-202

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Background: Migraine is a primary headache, usually described as pain attacks lasting 4 - 72 hours, unilateral, throbbing, with moderate to severe pain intensity that can be exacerbated by activity, and can be accompanied by nausea and vomiting, photophobia and phonophobia. Migraine can interfere with patient activities, so that it can reduce productivity and result in an economic burden to the family and reduce the patient's quality of life. To handle it, pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies can be used. Acupuncture therapy is one of the non-pharmacological therapeutic options that can be used in migraines. Purpose: This article review collects and analyzes journals related to the effect of acupuncture therapy on migraines. The journal search method was carried out electronically from December to April 2021 using several databases such as Pubmed, Sagepub and Google Schoolar with the keywords: acupuncture in cases of migraine, acupuncture for migraine, and acupuncture point for migraine. Review: The journal searches discovered that acupuncture therapy had an effect in reducing pain intensity in migraine cases with the most widely used method that was the manual acupuncture method. However, the most influential method was the combination method of manual acupuncture, herbal acupuncture, and nutritional therapy with the hyperactivity of Yang liver as the frequently occurring syndrome. The frequently used points were the acupuncture points of Fengchi-GB20, Hegu-LI4, Taichong-LR3, Baihui-DU20, Zusanli-ST36, Sanyinjiao-SP6, and Taiyang-EX-HN5.Conclusion: Based on the journal analyses, the combination method of manual acupuncture, herbal acupuncture, and nutritional therapy can reduce pain intensity in migraine cases
ABNORMAL BLOOD LIPIDS LEVELS (DYSLIPIDEMIA) TREATMENT WITH ACUPUNCTURE METHOD Anissa Maulina Rinjani; Maya Septriana; Lilik Herawati
Journal of Vocational Health Studies Vol. 5 No. 3 (2022): MARCH 2022 | JOURNAL OF VOCATIONAL HEALTH STUDIES
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.20473/jvhs.V5.I3.2022.157-165

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Background: Dyslipidemia is an abnormal lipid metabolism characterized by an increase in total cholesterol, LDL (Low-Density Lipoprotein), triglycerides (TG), and a decrease in HDL (High-Density Lipoprotein). Increased levels of total cholesterol, TG, LDL, and decreased HDL levels can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. According to TCM, dyslipidemia is categorized into “Tan Zheng” (phlegm syndrome), “Shi Zuo” (damp retention), “Xuan Yun” (vertigo), and “Fei Pang” (obesity). Purpose: The purpose of this review is to analyze the literature study on TCM within the treatment of dyslipidemia with different acupuncture methods and points. The primary data search was conducted using online e-resources (Google Scholar, Proquest, and Pubmed). Review: The results of the study should include at least one of the outcomes indicators for total cholesterol, TG, LDL, and HDL. The result there were 20 journals consisting of studies that used several acupuncture methods, manual  acupuncture  (AM),  electroacupuncture  (EA), moxa (MOK), auricular acupuncture (AA), Cupping (CUP), and found additional interventions  such as nutritional  interventions, and exercise; body points often used are Zusanli  (ST 36),  Fenglong (ST 40), Quchi (LI 11), Daheng (SP15), Zhongwan (CV 12), Qihai (CV 6), Guanyuan (CV 4), Sanyinjiao  (SP  6), Shenque  (CV  8),  Tianshu  (ST  25), and therefore for AA are Spleen (CO 13), Stomach (CO 4),  Shenmen (TF 4), and hunger point. Twenty journals showed a decrease in total cholesterol, TG, LDL levels, and an increase in HDL levels. Conclusion: In conclusion, all types of acupuncture methods can reduce total cholesterol, TG and LDL levels, and increase HDL levels.