Category Archives: Acupuncture

Postpartum Depression And Traditional Chinese Medicine

A baby’s birth can be an exciting and joyous event but some women may suffer from postpartum disorders following childbirth. This condition can negatively affect, sometimes severely, the mental health of a woman. PPD or postpartum depression is the most common experience women experience after giving birth and it’s mainly caused by hormonal changes occurring […]
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The State Of Silent Illumination

One Buddhist practice that has existed before the birth of Huineng (638–713) is a form of meditation called Silent illumination. Referred to as mozhao in the Chan tradition, silent illumination is symbolized by the Chinese characters mo meaning (silent) and zhao, meaning (illumination). A synchronized practice of luminosity and quiescence or clarity and stillness, silent […]
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The Growing Popularity Of Battlefield Acupuncture For Civilian And Military Applications

Pain is an inevitable consequence of military service for many servicemembers. Long after their wounds have healed, military personnel hurt in battle can eventually suffer from chronic pain. For pain to develop an injury is not even a prerequisite; muscle and joint pain may develop over time due to the harshness of carrying equipment and […]
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The Benefits Of A Chinese Style Exercise Workout

A holistic time-honored daily Chinese exercise workout is comprised of techniques and exercises for your spirit, mind, and body. Why is holistic exercising important? It is important in the sense that if you don’t have control over your emotions and mind, you simply don’t enjoy harmonious and optimal health even if you have a flexible, […]
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Avoid Dehydration By Adding This To Plain Water

In this article, I’m going to be sharing with you the benefits of one very common resource and one thing that you can add to plain water that’s going to give it a mega boost, especially if you suffer from symptoms like dry mouth, thirst, imbalance, dry skin, fatigue, lack of energy, yellow urination and […]
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Chinese Medicine Can Help Improve Energy Balance In Your Entire Being

The notion of energy balance is based on medical systems that have been used in East Asia for thousands of years. All of these systems believe that there is a nonphysical and subtle energy that circulates and permeates the entire body. This energy is called Chi or Qi in traditional Chinese medicine. The words that […]
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Chinese Medicine And The Human Microbiome

The microbiota are part of a complex ecosystem that affect all of the other systems of the body. They aren’t only involved in the breakdown of our food, but also the production of neurotransmitters and the regulation of hormones. The bacteria in our body have been shown to affect appetite and behavior, as well as […]
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Chinese Medicine and the Three Most Common Forms of Cough

Traditional Chinese medicine or TCM is extremely effective in treating all kinds of coughs due its specific distinction of the different kinds of coughs. For instance, coughing associated with heat, generates sticky phlegm which can be extremely difficult to cough out; in TCM, this type of cough is addressed with moistening, cooling herbs and acupuncture […]
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Chinese Herbs And Plants As Potential Cures For Dementia

For hundreds of years, herbs and plants have been used in Asian cultures long before medicines were discovered. They definitely offer outstanding results and they’re actually still being used today. But anyone who intends to try any new herbal and foods combinations, they should first consult with their doctor. As more researchers perform thorough testing […]
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Chinese Nutritional Therapy – 10 Tips

This article will discuss the types of food you should eat and the types of food you should avoid as well as the benefit of Chinese nutritional therapy. Avoid processed food – the first food you should avoid is prepackaged foods and over processed foods. Usually, the nutritional content of these foods is already lost […]
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