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Some Helpful Chinese Herbs to Offset Anemia

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In anemia conditions, tissues of the body are oxygen-deprived because of a decrease in the amount of red blood cells circulating in the body. Anemia is a blood condition that has actually more than 400 types. Some of its symptoms include fatigue, weakness, burning tongue (vitamin B anemia), malaise (mild anemia, tiredness, weakness, dizziness, faintness, shortness of breath, bluish lips, yellow or pale skin, pale eyelid linings, pale gums and nail beds, motion problems, balance … Continue reading

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November 29th, 2016 at 7:44 pm

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Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture Have Been Used for Centuries to Treat Anemia Symptoms

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A lot of patients coming in for acupuncture treatment ask if acupuncture is any good for resolving blood conditions such as anemia. They are often pleasantly surprised to hear that Chinese herbal therapy and acupuncture have actually been used for dozens of centuries to treat anemia symptoms such as pale complexion, weakness and tiredness.  The truth is, anemia is the most common condition of the blood seen by western trained physicians and when it is … Continue reading

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May 18th, 2014 at 8:02 am

Anemia – Treatments and Drugs

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Anemia therapy will be contingent or dependent on the severity, cause and type of the anemia you have. Treatments that can be considered can include surgery for treating loss of blood, procedures, medicines, dietary supplements and changes and alternative therapy such as acupuncture.

Aims of Therapy

Anemia treatment primarily is to address the lack of oxygen the red blood cells carry. The objective is to raise the red blood cell count and/or the level of … Continue reading

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November 3rd, 2013 at 2:38 pm

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Anemia – Tests and Diagnosis

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The diagnosis for your anemia may be based on the findings of your family and medical histories, your physical examination and from procedures and tests.

Anemia frequently does not cause any symptom manifestation and the doctor may discover it when studying a different condition that may be related to your anemia.

Family and Medical Histories

The doctor will study your family history and may see if anyone in your family has suffered from anemia. He … Continue reading

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October 27th, 2013 at 3:48 am

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