Traditional Chinese Medicine


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    Attracting Good Fortune in the Year of the Fire Rooster

    This year, the Chinese New year falls on January 28th when we enter the year of the Fire Rooster. The name sounds rather exciting doesn’t... Read more

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    12 Simple Things You Can Do Right Now for Better Health

    Sometimes life gets in the way of taking care of your health. You get lazy or busy or distracted. One day, you wake up and... Read more

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    Relax … The Season Encourages It

    If your New Year’s fitness goals are already floundering, you might not be entirely to blame, according to traditional Chinese medicine. A big reason may... Read more

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    Acupressure Points for Better Sleep

    Quality sleep is crucial for good health. Massaging the following acupressure points as a bedtime ritual can help you release tension and get better-quality sleep... Read more

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    What We Can Learn From the Ancient Chinese About Our Bodies and Seasonal Changes

    In this series, Moreen Liao, an expert in Eastern and Western herbal therapies, shares ancient wisdom on how to better understand the ways in which... Read more

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    The Best Time for Bedtime

    If you sleep a full seven to nine hours every night, does it matter when you hit the pillow? Yes, it does, according to Chinese... Read more

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    Prolong Your Life by Balancing and Preserving Your Life’s Essence

    It’s almost a new year–a time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. It’s also a great time to take stock... Read more

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    A Beginner’s Guide To Chinese Medicine

    Traditional Chinese Medicine, TCM, can treat many health issues. While Chinese Medicine is well known for pain relief, there is so much more it can do. Improved fertility,... Read more

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    Chinese Medicine: 11 All-Day Energy Tips

    If you feel like Dorothy in the poppy field on her way to Oz, you’re not alone. People who struggle with fatigue experience it in... Read more

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    Chinese Medicine For Grey Hair

    During my weekend farmers market stop I found a surprise hiding between the asparagus and the zucchini.  A farmers table was filled with berries.  Strawberries,... Read more

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    Chinese Medicine: A Holistic Option for Boosting Fertility

    A woman’s fertility peaks in her 20s, but the timing of life doesn’t always cooperate with family planning. Today, many couples aren’t ready to bring... Read more

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    Keep Colds at Bay and Stay Well This Winter

    JOHN TSAGARIS (Courtesy of John Tsagaris) Dr. John Tsagaris is an internationally renowned doctor of traditional Chinese medicine. An acupuncturist and herbalist, he has been... Read more

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    ‘Female Ginseng’: A Famous Chinese Herb for Body Rejuvenation

    Dong quai is one of the most famous herbs in traditional Chinese medicine. Sometimes called “female ginseng,” its thick, brown roots are best known for... Read more

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    Thunder God Vine Treats Cancer and Joint Pain, but at a High Price

    Modern medicine often dismisses the value of herbs in treating illness. But a traditional Chinese herb known as thunder god vine (lei gong teng) is... Read more

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    Understanding Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine

    The art of tongue diagnosis in Chinese Medicine may be one of the most interesting tools in my field. It isn’t the oldest technique, pulse diagnosis has... Read more

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    Acupuncture Beats Drug for Gastritis Relief

    Acupuncture relieves gastritis and is more effective than the drug ranitidine, an antihistamine. Researchers from Chenzhou First People’s Hospital investigated the efficacy of acupuncture and... Read more

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    9 Things You Need to Know About Cupping

    The Rio Olympics are on, and there’s nothing better than watching your favorite athletes competing at the highest level in the world. All the competitors have trained... Read more

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    Apricot Kernel: Chinese Herb for Cough and Source of a Controversial Vitamin

    Crack open an apricot pit and you’ll find a seed that looks, smells, and tastes a lot like an almond. Apricot kernels are used to... Read more

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    Anxious? Acupuncture Can Help

    Do you have anxiety? Acupuncture can provide relief, it takes the connection between the body and mind into consideration. Chinese medicine is practiced with the belief that imbalances... Read more

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    Licorice Might Help You Lose Weight

    Who really needs another article about weight loss plans and products? We’re inundated with advertising on weight loss supplements and the last thing we need... Read more

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