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Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture Offer A much Better Alternative for the Treatment of Eczema than Conventional Medications

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Eczema, also sometimes referred to as dermatitis, is a type of skin condition marked by skin redness and inflammation, and in severe conditions, blisters on the surface of the skin. Eczema symptoms include rashes on the legs, arms, and cheeks, and scaly, itchy, dry skin. Eczema can be caused by factors such as emotional stress, sudden temperature drops or rises, environmental irritants, and allergens such as molds, grass pollens, animal dander and house dust mites. … Continue reading

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May 27th, 2015 at 1:54 am

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Acupuncture Can Help Cure Acute and Chronic Eczema

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Eczema from the Viewpoint of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, eczema is the result of a person’s Defensive Qi or Wei- Qi being deficient. Wei-Qi is the energy that protects your body from being infiltrated by external pathogens and has a close relationship to your skin. The Five Elements Theory, which is one among the three basic theories that comprise TCM state that the Lung is the system that is … Continue reading

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April 10th, 2015 at 9:58 pm

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Acupuncture and Herbal Remedies Are Superior Remedies to Drugs When It Comes To Treating Eczema

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There are over 16 million people in the United States suffering from a skin condition known as eczema. This disease is marked by patches of red, scaly and dry skin that is often accompanied by severe itching. Conventional Western remedies for eczema that include corticosteroids usually only address the itchiness and inflammation associated with this condition. While effective in subduing these two symptoms, corticosteroids come with major side effects that include weight increase, osteoporosis, high … Continue reading

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November 11th, 2014 at 4:22 am

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TCM suggests acupuncture besides the aforementioned Chinese herbs as an adjunct therapy for skin conditions.

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TCM or traditional Chinese medicine in Jacksonville has for millennia been great remedies for several kinds of maladies from internal health conditions to skin problems, such as alopecia, psoriasis, acne, eczema and others. A lot of acupuncturists and TCM practitioners these days utilize acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine to treat their patients who want a non-chemical and less invasive treatment approach to their health problem.

TCM considers good health to be a balance between a … Continue reading

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September 29th, 2014 at 5:52 am

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Eczema Tests and Diagnosis

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If you have a skin disorder carefully look at the affected areas of the skin, you need to see if your skin:

  • Has a rash that is itchy
  • Is dry and coupled with a scaly or red rash
  • Has a rash that has developed in the past
  • Is thicker in that area compared to the rest of the skin in the body

If you are positive to any of these conditions, then you may need … Continue reading

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January 5th, 2014 at 2:27 pm

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Eczema Treatments and Drugs

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Eczema can develop in all age groups. It basically encompasses a range of skin conditions also termed as dermatitis. Mild eczema is characterized by dry and itchy skin; severe eczema, on the other hand, will make the skin bleed, break and become tender.

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Eczema medicine is recommended in accordance with the severity of the disease. Eczema lotions are widely utilized for many types of eczema. The lotions are designed to calm the inflamed and … Continue reading

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September 20th, 2013 at 6:12 am

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