Tag Archives: traditional Chinese medicine

Treating infertility with Traditional Chinese Medicine and pelvic exercises

January 22, 2013

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by Dasha Trebichavsk —  Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) employs a broad spectrum of treatment modalities including herbs, acupuncture and bodywork, as well as dietary and lifestyle adjustments. One of its least commonly advertised uses is in the field of infertility. Successful treatment of infertility dates back in China to the Sui Dynasty (589 CE). Chinese […]

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Dong Bing Xia Zhi for respiratory problems

September 25, 2012

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by QiLing Lu —  A special treatment called San Fu Jiu, based on the interconnection between earth, sky and the human body, is employed by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in the summer to reduce respiratory problems in the winter. San Fu Jiu strengthens immunity by using three treatments, along with acupuncture and herbs, that are […]

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Oh my aching head

August 25, 2012

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by Michelle Burton —  According to the National Headache Foundation, as many as 28 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches each year. One of the most common questions from people inquiring about acupuncture is whether it can help alleviate the debilitating pain of migraine headaches. The answer is yes. Acupuncture can be a very effective […]

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Feng shui for challenging times

August 16, 2012

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by Luckie Bosselman —  For thousands of years, wise men and women have used the natural energies or chi of each season to support and enhance their lives in making positive changes. Using the Chinese doctrine of the five elements — fire, water, wood, earth and metal — provides the building blocks for manifestation. Transformation […]

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Treating infertility with Chinese medicine and acupuncture

July 12, 2012

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by Dr. Jing Liu —  Kim, a 39-year-old woman who is also a medical doctor working at the Mayo Clinic, came to my office two years ago and told me she had been trying to get pregnant for three years. She and her husband were both very healthy, and all her blood tests were normal. […]

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Reflexology works on the whole body

July 10, 2012

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by Fatina Hijab —  Foot reflexology is one of the most natural and beneficial healthcare modalities in the world, especially used throughout China, Southeast Asia and India, where half the world’s population lives. Reflexology has been practiced in China for centuries. Today, it is regarded as a national health modality. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, […]

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Timeless healing with Chinese medicine

February 26, 2012

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by Ada Porat —  There is a world of difference in the approaches to healing found in Western allopathic medicine and in traditional Chinese medicine. In the Western world, physicians are trained to separate mental, physical and emotional symptoms when addressing the root cause of an illness. In contrast, Chinese medicine views the patient as […]

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Why naturopathic medicine?

February 25, 2012

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by Melonni Dooley —  Would you like to learn how to attain good health rather than how to fight disease? Or, how about having a supportive and empowering relationship with a doctor who is willing to spend more than 5 minutes with you? If your answers are “yes,” you may be interested to know that […]

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