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Archive for January, 2017

The Patterns of Disharmony Associated with the Symptoms of Ménière’s Disease

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What is Ménière’s disease?

A condition affecting the inner ear, Ménière’s disease causes problems in hearing and balance in a person. It is caused by a rise in the amount of fluid volume and pressure in the semicircular canals, causing increased and pathological pressure there. This usually results in vertigo or dizzy spells, which create feelings of violent whirling, rotation, spinning, and falling.

Meniére’s Disease (MD) is oftentimes an extremely distressing and disabling condition. Tinnitus … Continue reading

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January 24th, 2017 at 4:49 am

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This New Year, Keep Your Mind and Body Relaxed with Traditional Chinese Medicine

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As the old year slowly closes, the coming New Year is an ideal time to set new objectives, become more introspective, and nourish one’s entire mind and body, based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The philosophy in which TCM is rooted on espouses the idea that people should live in harmony with nature and so this means that during winter, we should slow down, keep ourselves well-rested and warm, and deeply nourish ourselves in order … Continue reading

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January 24th, 2017 at 4:46 am

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Tui Na Is An Excellent Way to Relieve Pain and Treat Tired and Aching Muscles

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Pronounced’twee na,’Tui Na, (also called ‘anmo’) is a type of Chinese massage that has been practiced for thousands of years. It is one of the major components of Chinese medicine alongside diet therapy, qi gong/tai chi, Chinese herbal medicine, and acupuncture. Tui Na is deemed a major and popular form of treatment in China which is used in most hospitals in that country although it still is a bit uncommon in the West. Tui Na … Continue reading

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January 17th, 2017 at 12:38 am

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In TCM, Too Little or Too Much Water Moisture in the Body Can Lead to Ear Infections

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Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is based on the theory that everything in nature and the Universe is a combination of opposites. This is especially true in the case of yin (cleansing, cold) and yang (building, hot), a lot of which we control through thought, environment, sex, exercise, and diet, among many others.

Infections of the ear (otitis, ear inflammation) are of two types: External and internal. External ear inflammation affects the outer ear and is … Continue reading

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January 17th, 2017 at 12:33 am

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There May Be an Acupuncture Treatment for the Kind of Condition You’re Suffering From

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The traditional healing practice known as acupuncture is widely believed to have come from China. Needles are usually used in this therapy in order to provide relief from almost all types of physical pain. Acupuncture is a very effective healing method that is being used all over the world in order to improve the health standards of people.

Acupuncture has actually been practiced for more than 4,000 years. This treatment is done by a qualified … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

January 9th, 2017 at 10:17 pm

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The Underlying Patterns Causing UTIs and How To Address Them And Their Symptoms Using Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

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Although more known as bladder infection, UTI or urinary tract infection can be due to bacteria in any part of the urinary tract, including the bladder (the sac that “stores” urine prior to its release via the urethra), the urethra (the tube that empties the bladder during urination), ureter ( the tube that brings urine to the bladder), and the kidneys. UTIs are caused by bacteria that usually infiltrate the urethra and move up to … Continue reading

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January 9th, 2017 at 10:11 pm

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Moxibustion, Herbal Medicine, and Acupuncture Can Resolve a Lot of Digestive and Gastrointestinal Conditions

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The Spleen, in traditional Chinese medicine, is the most important organ associated with gastro-intestinal conditions. This organ is mainly responsible for “transforming” and “distributing” food essence (food qi) throughout the body, as well as the removal of waste material from the body. The Abdomen and Spleen are yang and Yinpartners, and distinct problems can arise in each organ. In order to function well, the Abdomen needs to be on the dry side. Andwhen it is … Continue reading

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January 3rd, 2017 at 12:28 am

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Coping with Monthly Cycle Issues By Means Of Acupuncture and Other Alternative Treatments

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Some women have to grit it out some days of each month to cope with issues in their monthly cycle. While there are women who have it easy with almost problem-free, short periods that seem to come and go without a hitch, there are several others that suffer significantly due to menstrual pain and cramping. Fortunately, there are several alternative treatments that can help alleviate most, if not all, of these issues.

It’s not the … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

January 3rd, 2017 at 12:21 am

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