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TCM & Acupuncture Therapies for Herpes Zoster

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Shingles, also known as Herpes zoster is caused by the varicella-zoster virus. This is a pathogen that infects the nerves of certain parts of the skin. This condition is marked by a bunch of vesicular eruptions that is painful. These eruptions are known as Che Chuan Chuang (meaning snake cluster sores) in Chinese medicine.

Symptoms and Signs

Poor appetite, malaise, fever and chills are some of the prodromal symptoms of shingles which may last for … Continue reading

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February 26th, 2015 at 12:23 am

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Iron-Deficiency Anemia: How to Treat It

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If you are suffering from anemia caused by a deficiency in iron, it may be very hard or even impossible to cure this chronic health issue. Iron-deficiency anemia deprives the cells of oxygen needed for the basic functions of the body. Thus, it is very important to immediately identify and treat this condition

Iron-deficiency anemia, what is it?

There are several types of anemia; iron-deficiency anemia, however, is the number one type of anemia and … Continue reading

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February 18th, 2015 at 2:03 am

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Even Medical Doctors Now Practice Acupuncture for the Treatment of Hyperhidrosis

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If you constantly suffer from profuse and excessive sweating, then you may have a condition known as hyperhidrosis. This condition is difficult to control and heavy deodorants and other remedies such as Iontophoresis may not be enough to protect you from this potentially embarrassing disorder. If that is the case, then acupuncture for hyperhidrosis treatment may be what you need.

Acupuncture for the treatment of hyperhidrosis begun in Asia. This extremely effective therapy is often … Continue reading

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February 10th, 2015 at 1:03 am

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GERD Symptoms and Alternative Therapies Such as Acupuncture

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When a person experiences heartburn two times or more each week, it may be an indication of a really serious condition known as GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease. When GERD occurs, the stomach contents and acid can damage the lining of the esophagus, leading to painful complications such as swallowing difficulty, ulcers and even esophageal cancer. To avert these, besides changing of lifestyle, individuals may be required to take drugs to treat their condition. The … Continue reading

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February 3rd, 2015 at 9:24 pm

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