Author Archives: Stephanie Harper

Acupuncture Helps Runner Avoid Varicose Vein Surgery

I am a 59-year-old native Canadian who has been suffering from leg pain caused by varicose veins for several years. One of my coworkers sent me an email and told me that she underwent acupuncture. I kind of put that in the back of my mind and then in December, last year, I started experiencing […]
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Are Traditional Chinese Medicine Drugs Viable Alternatives In The Treatment Of Cardiovascular Disease?

Accordingto a review published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, traditional Chinese medicine or TCM can be an effective alternative or complement to conventional Western medicine for primary and/or secondary prevention of heart disease. Despite progress in Western medicine prevention and treatment of heart disease, heart disease still is the leading cause […]
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An Australian Study Confirms That Tai Chi And Qigong Can Help Treat And Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

The first clinical trial in Australia involved a pilot study to assess whether traditional Chinese exercises helped stem the growing problem of diabetes led to unexpected results. A team of researchers from the University of Queensland discovered that by performing the Chinese exercises Tai Chi and Qigong, the subjects in the study improved significantly many […]
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An Introduction To Traditional Chinese Medicine Tongue Diagnosis

This article is a brief introduction to traditional Chinese medicine tongue diagnosis. Tongue diagnosis is an important part of diagnosis in Chinese medicine, which refers to the inspection of the shape, size, color and moisture of the tongue’s body and its coating or fur to diagnose disease. Why can we use the tongue as an […]
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Auriculotherapy For The Alleviation Of Anxiety And Stress

The ear is the organ of our body responsible for hearing. This important sensory organ however, is more than just a channel for sound energy. The ear establishes a connection between sound and our body and also maintains our balance to sustain our position with our environment. The ear serves as the right and left […]
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Auricular Acupuncture To Help Control Addictions And Other Various Maladies

Acupuncturists are able to can cure sickness in other parts of a patient’s systemjust by treating one part of his body – the ear. A painful right shoulder,for example, is often addressedby stimulating the acupuncture points on the right ear; but treating the left ear is also just as effective. The method of auricular acupuncture […]
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Auricular Acupuncture Treatment For Mood And Manic Disorders

In managing brain disease and mood disorders, Quantum Brain Healing is an ideal tool that uses a lot of different approaches. Alternative therapies such as Chinese nutritional therapy, minerals, vitamins, herbal medicine, Eye Motion Desensitization and Reprocessing, amino acids, and even music therapy are all suitable ways to cure mood disorders. Music Therapy is very […]
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Treating Cardiovascular Disease With Chinese Nutritional Therapy

The concept of medicinal food preparations refers to the nature/temperature and flavors or tastes of foods and to which energy channels foods enter, as well as the movement orientation (outward, inward, downward, upward) and general qualities (draining, moistening, drying, cooling, warming, etc.) of the foods. Foods can be described as hot, warm, neutral, cool, and […]
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What Is A Practitioner Of Holistic Medicine?

Practitioners of holistic medicine are healing professionals that have skills in one or more areas of healing. From homeopaths to hypnotherapists to bodyworkers, the holistic practitioner is a term that has become one that is usually difficult to understand or describe. This article will hopefully give you a clear idea on what a holistic practitioner […]
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The Taoist Concept of Life After Death

Death is neither dreaded nor desired in Taoism; rather, the person enjoys living. From the viewpoint of Taoist philosophy, the afterlife essentially does not exist — in a sense it is in life that we are eternal. The afterlife is within life itself. When living, we are of the Tao and again, are of it, […]
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