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The Kidneys Role in Traditional Chinese Medicine in Philadelphia

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One of the fundamental differences between traditional Chinese medicine  in Philadelphia and western medicine is their perspective towards the organs of the human body.  Whereas western medicine sees a body organ with a clearly delineated and specific function, such as the kidney used for blood filtration or the heart used for blood circulation, etc., TCM sees the kidney as not only an organ for excreting waste materials but an integral part of the reproductive process … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

February 20th, 2011 at 1:19 pm

Philadelphia Chinese Medicine Methods for Depression

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Acupuncture is widely used to treat depression, not only in China but in the Western countries such as the U.S. and the U.K. as well. To treat depression through acupuncture, the points of the pericardium and the heart are focused on. For acupuncture to be more effective, a the Chinese medicine practitioner would have to evaluate the patient first so that he’ll know the main root of the depression and perform the right techniques.

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Philadelphia Acupuncture for the Treatment of Headaches and Migraines

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About one of every nine Americans suffers from migraine headaches.  Acupuncture in Philadelphia is perhaps most well-known for its ability to treat pain, and so many migraine sufferers across the country seek out acupuncture treatment for relief.  Acupuncture is used to treat and prevent many kinds of headache, but migraine management and acupuncture is probably the area that is most well-researched.

Acupuncture has been shown to be very effective and efficient in relieving headache and … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

August 30th, 2010 at 7:19 am

Philadelphia Acupuncture to Help with Anxiety

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Philadelphia acupuncture and Oriental Medicine have always considered the connection between mind and body to be inseparable. Along with the ancient descriptions of external environmental disease factors, such as Wind, Heat, and Cold, internal causes of disease were considered to be due to emotions. Anger, fear, sadness, worry, and joy were correlated to each of the five Yin organs of the body. Imbalances within these organs could be the origin of the emotion, or the … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

July 28th, 2010 at 6:52 am