Category: acupuncture

Common Foods Used In Chinese Nutritional Therapy To Treat Flu and Colds

People automatically think of acupuncture, when they talk about Chinese medicine; however, equally (perhaps, even more) important to Chinese medicine is Chinese herbs. This type of medicine works on the theory that each herb wields a variety of effects on the body via the organ or organs it influences and via its inherent actions and […]

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The Uses And Various Aspects Of Nei Gong

In English, Nei Gong means “internal work.” It is a set of breathing exercises that has been practiced for thousands of years in China to soothe and calm the spirit, body, and mind. Furthermore, Nei Gong can be used to promote weight loss, tonify the skin, and improve health as well as boost the immune […]

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The Role Of Chinese Nutritional Therapy In The Prevention And Elimination of Dampness In The Body

Based on energetic principles, Chinese nutritional therapy is used to promote clean burning digestion, balance, and an optimally functioning body that’s filled with energy and free of disease. Chinese medicine practitioners are trained in bringing back balance to the body when it becomes imbalanced and manifests disease or pain. They are taught how to use […]

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The Role Of The Heart In Traditional Chinese Medicine

Most of us acknowledge that our heart is the body organ most closely linked to emotion. The terms heartache, heartbroken, sweetheart, or heartstring come to mind. More often than not, the heart is not associated with subtlety; the emotions it embodies always seem to be on opposite poles, either extreme joy or intense sadness. In […]

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The Therapeutic Effects and Uses of Moxibustion Therapy

The FDA has recently announced it will enforce tighter controls on the use of Vicodin and other hydrocodone-based pain medications. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 75 percent of prescription medication overdoses are due to prescription painkillers. Since 1999, there has been a threefold increase in the sales of these products […]

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The Various Types And Uses Of Cupping Therapy

Cupping is a way of resolving local congestion by using a partial vacuum that is generated in a cup or cups, either by suction or by heat. Cupping therapy is an ancient Chinese form of healing that’s been used for thousands of years. Nevertheless, the entire world once knew this therapy and used it despite […]

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The Importance Of Traditional Chinese Medicine In Treatment Of Chronic Fatigue

Low energy/fatigue is not an illness in the true sense of the word; instead it is a profound exhaustion that impacts our daily joy and our capacity to achieve the purpose and goals we have set in life. When you feel temporary fatigue, this is usually a sign from your body telling you to take […]

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Chinese Nutritional Therapy Suggestions To Prevent Or Lower High Blood Pressure

In Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), the building up of a person’s health is the most fundamental aim. One of the ways this is achieved is through Chinese nutritional therapy. According to a TCM physician that lived during the Ch’in Dynasty, nutritional therapy, is always and easily accessible, with the foods recommended for good health oftentimes […]

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The Many Health Benefits You Can Derive From Cupping Therapy

Almost all of us will experience some type of body pain at least once in our lives. Pain is the sensation that tells us that there is some imbalance or disorder happening in our body caused by certain internal or external factors. Right from the Stone Age to the present day, various modalities and medicines […]

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The Approach of Traditional Chinese Medicine Vis-à-Vis Dysmenorrhea

A lot of women experience painful menstruation (dysmenorrhea) prior to, during, and after menstruation. The cramping is usually felt in the lower stomach although some women feel it in the lower back and sometimes, even down the legs. The painful symptoms can be different for each woman although they usually manifest as a constant, nagging […]

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