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CBD and Essential Oils for Hearing Loss, Tinnitus and Balance Disorders

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1.  CBD and essential oils are classified by the FDA as:
  1. Aromatherapy products
  2. Food
  3. Nutraceuticals
  4. Safe and effective for tinnitus relief
2.  Plant-based fragrances:
  1. Can still be classified by the FDA as a drug.
  2. Have been proven by clinical research as being effective for vertigo.
  3. Are under the strict control of the Federal Trade Commission for sale.
  4. Must be approved by the FDA if they are intended for aromatherapy use.
3.  The safety and proper labeling of essential oil is the responsibility of the:
  1. Manufacturer
  2. FDA
  3. American Aromatherapy Association
  4. All of the above
4.  Essential oils for tinnitus and hearing loss:
  1. Should never be put into the ear canal.
  2. Should be used with a diffuser.
  3. Should never be ingested in tablet/capsule form.
  4. All of the above
5.  Claims about the efficacy and safety of EOs and CBD products:
  1. Must be supported by scientific research.
  2. Must be verified by the FDA and manufacturer.
  3. Do not have to be supported by scientific research.
  4. Do not require user testimonials in their advertising.
6.  Manufacturers of EOs and CBD products:
  1. Are required to have a medical advisory board.
  2. Do not have to list all their ingredients – only “how to use” information.
  3. Must have a disclaimer on the product label stating that “These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product id not intended to treat, cure or prevent any disease.”
  4. All of the above
7.  Cannabidiol oil or CBD is extracted from the flowers, leaves and buds of Cannabis plants (marijuana or hemp). The major component of CBD oil that does give the user the “high” of marijuana is:
  1. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)
  2. Cannabishycrochloride (CHC)
  3. Carbontetrachloride (CTC)
  4. Tetracannabinol (TC)
8.  The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (The Farm Bill):
  1. Allows individuals to legally grow cannabis.
  2. Removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act.
  3. Requires hemp growers to list all the chemicals use in hemp cultivation.
  4. Removed marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act.
9.  In an effort to counsel your patients about EOs and CBD products, which statement is true:
  1. “Care must be taken when directing patients toward CBD products…there is little regulation, and studies have found inaccurate labeling of CBD and tetra-hydro-cannabinol quantities.”
  2. “User testimonials are no substitute for evidence-based research.”
  3. “CBD oil can be obtained online without a medical cannabis license.”
  4. All of the above
10.  An audiologist who offers or suggests EOs and/or CBD products for the management of hearing loss, tinnitus or balance disorders:
  1. Is in violation of AAA, ADA and the ASHA Codes of Ethics.
  2. Cannot be held liable if the patient has an adverse reaction.
  3. Is within his/her scope of practice as a licensed professional to offer some alternative health management strategy.
  4. All of the above

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