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Moxibustion And Acupuncture Are Often Used Alongside Each Other

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Moxibustion is often accompanied with acupuncture in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). These two modalities are so intertwined with each other that in the Chinese language they referred to in one word, zhenjiu, zhen meaning needle and jiu meaning to burn. Recently, a new English word has been invented that contains these two words, acu-moxa.

Be that as it may, there are still innate differences between moxibustion and acupuncture in Encino that make it essential to … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

July 25th, 2017 at 6:01 am

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Chinese Diet Therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine

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One of the great things about Traditional Chinese medicine is the acknowledgement of individuality. This also applies to dietary factors. In Traditional Chinese medicine, there is no such thing as “one size fits all” dietary or herbal regimens. Everything is uniquely customized based on the person’s needs, and it’s acknowledged that each individual’s needs may differ significantly.

Balanced Diet and the Five Tastes

A balanced diet, from the viewpoint of traditional Chinese medicine, differs very … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

July 25th, 2017 at 5:59 am

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Acupuncture-Moxibustion Treatment

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What is Acupuncture-moxibustion treatment?

Acupuncture and moxibustion are both major branches of an ancient medicinal system known as traditional Chinese medicine. In ancient texts, there are many different accounts of how acupuncture and moxibustion came to be. Two of these are the invention of acupuncture and moxibustion by Huang Di and the therapeutic techniques using stone needles developed by Fu Hsi.

Acupuncture actually has two operative techniques – one is a method involving the use … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

July 18th, 2017 at 4:27 am

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Acupressure As A Viable Remedy For Constipation

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Some people who have tried acupressure believe that applying pressure on a point three finger widths below the navel can induce a bowel movement, sometimes within just ten minutes. This pressure point is given an asinine label: “poop button.” The body has actually a lot of “poop buttons.” They can be found on the arms, navel, and back. It is up to the acupressure practitioner or the individual to locate and stimulate them to cure … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

July 18th, 2017 at 4:26 am

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Four Steps To Find The Right Acupuncturist To Address Your Specific Needs

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For over two millennia, acupuncture has been used by the Chinese where it originated from. Now, it is one of the most widely used and oldest medical therapies in the world. Interestingly, this ancient extremely versatile modality did not reach the United States until the early 1970s.

Acupuncture involves the application of solid thin small metal needles into specific points in a person’s body. Once inserted, the needles are manipulated through the use of electrical … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

July 11th, 2017 at 12:18 pm

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A Few Healthy Tips For Losing Weight If You Plan To Order Chinese Foods

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If you are on a diet, you may not know just how detrimental Chinese food can be if we don’t order the right foods. Unfortunately, a lot of the foods served at your local Chinese restaurant are either pan fried or deep fried, which implies that the food will be loaded with calories, trans fats, and cholesterol. This work will discuss several tips that may aid you in ordering the right foods when you eat … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

July 11th, 2017 at 12:14 pm

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Acupuncture Resolves Both The Symptoms And Root Cause Of Meniere’s Disease

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The extremely disturbing condition known as Meniere’s disease can cause patients to experience the following symptoms: vertigo, severe imbalance, tinnitus, pressure in the ears, and loss of hearing.

Meniere’s disease most distressing symptom is vertigo and it is experienced as a dramatic loss of equilibrium or normal balance. This symptom can cause the person to feel that the room he is in to start to spin all of a sudden and at a very fast … Continue reading

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July 4th, 2017 at 8:02 pm

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Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture Can Help Lower and Stabilize High Blood Pressure

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Based on figures provided by the American Heart Association almost 78 million adults in the US suffer from high blood pressure. That’s one out of three adults Americans. Additional data gathered by NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) spanning the years 2007 to 2010 show that about half of these adults do not have their high blood pressure under control. You have high blood pressure if your systolic reading is 140 or above and … Continue reading

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July 4th, 2017 at 7:58 pm

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