Articles in the Chinese medicine Category
Traditional Chinese Medicine, also referred to as TCM is what acupuncturists traditionally study. It encompasses dietary recommendations, acupuncture, herbs and other modalities such as cupping, moxibustion, gua sha and some tui na, or body work. We listen to the patient and determine what in our bag of tools might be the most beneficial in helping our patients reach their health care goals.
This is an interesting account from Psychology Today of an MD who returned to his roots to follow Traditional Chinese Medical Practitioners and saw first hand just how Traditional …
Have you been wondering just what an acupuncture appointment might entail? This is a very accurate and thorough account written about a young man’s first acupuncture experience. The acupuncturist in the article is a friend and former classmate of mine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, IL. I like how the author pinpoints that although his general feeling of malaise may not be something he would make an appointment with his doctor about, it was still an uncomfortable state of being and important to be addressed.
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East Meets West Fertility
A recent study at the Tel-Aviv University has shown a 65% success rate for women that combine both traditional Chinese medicine treatments and western-style fertility treatments. TCM can help to correct imbalances in the body that could contribute to infertility.
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Medicinal plants used by the local people in Xizang (Tibet) have been investigated since the 1960s. The others out of Xizang, however, have been less understood, although they may be easily and strongly influenced by the various local herbal practices, diverse environments, local religious beliefs and different prevalent types of diseases. In 2006, two ethnobotanical surveys were organized in the county of Shangri-la, Yunnan Province, SW China, to document the traditional medicinal plants used by the Tibetan people.
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