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Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment of the Three Most Common Types of Cough

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Because of its specific differentiation of the various types of coughs Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is especially effective in treating all sorts of coughs. A cough caused by heat, for example, produces sticky phlegm that can be very hard to expectorate; TCM treats this type of cough with acupuncture points and moistening, cooling herbs that dispel heat from the lungs. A cough due to cold, on the other hand, is marked by copious mucus and … Continue reading

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April 4th, 2017 at 10:55 am

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Acupuncture for Whooping Cough

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Pertussis or whooping cough is considered an opportunistic infection that strikes the lungs. Usually affected by this condition are young children every three to four years. Chinese herbal therapy and acupuncture are safe and effective treatments that can brig about complete recovery for affected children. Acupuncture therapy is considered a gentle clinical process. Oftentimes, in effectively treating pertussis, a combination of Eastern and Western medicine is used by medical practitioners.  According to traditional Chinese medicine … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

April 27th, 2014 at 9:54 pm

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