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‘The 3 Tiers of Doctors Forum’: The Lower Tier Treats the Sick, the Middle Tier Treats People, the Higher Tier Treats the Country

‘The 3 Tiers of Doctors Forum’: The Lower Tier Treats the Sick, the Middle Tier Treats People, the Higher Tier Treats the Country

Modern-day life is stimulating, to say the least—and our fast-paced routines may be accompanied by stress, tension, anxiety, and mental exhaustion. For many people, maintaining good physical health in the ...

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Food as Medicine: Diet Can Prevent and Manage Disease

Food as Medicine: Diet Can Prevent and Manage Disease

Chinese medicine practitioners believe in preventing disease and regulating the body through eating certain foods. Since I was a child, when I got sick, my parents always consulted Western doctors. ...

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6 Quick, Easy Ways to Treat Burns and Scalds Without Leaving Scars

6 Quick, Easy Ways to Treat Burns and Scalds Without Leaving Scars

Accidental burns and scalds happen from time to time in daily life. Knowing how to properly treat them in an emergency can prevent infection and scars. Wu Kuo-pin, director of ...

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6 Ways to Help Release Frozen Shoulder (Plus Demonstrations)

6 Ways to Help Release Frozen Shoulder (Plus Demonstrations)

Frozen shoulder, also called adhesive capsulitis, is caused by thickening and inflammation of the shoulder capsule, which limits mobility. As the condition progresses, movement of the shoulder becomes more difficult ...

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Blueberry–A Natural Vascular Scavenger That Helps Prevent Heart Disease

Blueberry–A Natural Vascular Scavenger That Helps Prevent Heart Disease

A long-time friend of mine suddenly died of a heart attack while using the bathroom at home. I wondered—what caused his heart attack and why did it come on so ...

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6 Healthy Stretches to Help Prevent Dry Throat and Skin

6 Healthy Stretches to Help Prevent Dry Throat and Skin

During the season of cold weather and the continued presence of COVID-19, some people may suffer from persistent coughs and dry skin. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), lung nourishment is ...

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The Silent Approach of Chronic Kidney Disease Plus Nourishing Diet Tips

The Silent Approach of Chronic Kidney Disease Plus Nourishing Diet Tips

Chronic kidney disease is an exceptionally common condition with non-specific symptoms that develop slowly over time. Diabetes and high blood pressure are the two most common causes of the disease ...

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Balance Endocrine in Line With the Season and Lose Weight With Less Effort

Balance Endocrine in Line With the Season and Lose Weight With Less Effort

Weight loss is a vital topic throughout the year. How to lose weight fast in the new year?  Dr. Yu Ya-wen, a TCM practitioner and Head of Taiwan Shangxi Clinic ...

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4 Causes of Dark Under-Eye Circles

4 Causes of Dark Under-Eye Circles

Dark circles under the eyes may be a beauty seeker's most challenging facial concern. Appearing in hues of purple, greenish-black, blue, or dark brown, they lend the appearance of fatigue, ...

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4 Simple and Effective Tips to Improve Dark Circles Around the Eyes

4 Simple and Effective Tips to Improve Dark Circles Around the Eyes

Staying up late is often the cause of dark circles under the eyes. However, sometimes the appearance of dark circles is a reflection of one’s physical condition. Dr. Liao Wanrong, ...

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Appetizing Umeboshi With Many Benefits Can Effectively Inhibit COVID-19 Infection and Reproduction

Appetizing Umeboshi With Many Benefits Can Effectively Inhibit COVID-19 Infection and Reproduction

The Macrobiotic diet incorporates the health characteristics of the Japanese diet and aims to achieve overall balance in life. Macrobiotics emphasizes eating specific foods for optimum health as well as ...

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5 Ways to Boost Your Immune System and Prevent COVID-19

5 Ways to Boost Your Immune System and Prevent COVID-19

While the world slowly reopens amid the ongoing pandemic, confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections in China are becoming more severe including among younger people, and many have experienced the virus ...

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Tips to Avoid Serious Illness for the Elderly With COVID-19

Tips to Avoid Serious Illness for the Elderly With COVID-19

A new wave of COVID-19 is circulating through mainland China, while around the world, the pandemic still lingers. With insufficient medicine supply and healthcare resources in some cities of China, ...

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Puffy Morning Face? Five Tips for a More Youthful Appearance

Puffy Morning Face? Five Tips for a More Youthful Appearance

Time honored methods to relieve facial swelling and maintain a healthy complexion

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Genetically Modified Soybeans: Bad for Your Health?

Genetically Modified Soybeans: Bad for Your Health?

The debate about genetically modified (GM) soybeans has always been controversial. Currently, 90 percent of the soybeans grown in America are genetically modified. Are GM soybeans harmful to the body? ...

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Acupuncture to Relieve Neck Pain, Plus 9 Tips to Prevent Cervical Spondylosis

Acupuncture to Relieve Neck Pain, Plus 9 Tips to Prevent Cervical Spondylosis

Dr. Jonathan Liu, a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioner with more than 26 years of professional medical experience, shares the story of one of his patients. Ms. Ren, a middle-aged ...

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Top 10 Causes of Constipation and 7 Eating Habits to Avoid It

Top 10 Causes of Constipation and 7 Eating Habits to Avoid It

Dry, cold weather can be a factor in constipation, according to traditional Chinese medicine. In addition to aggravating the flow of daily life, constipation can also lead to various diseases. ...

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Eczema: Effective Treatment With TCM Acupuncture, Herbs, and Diet

Eczema: Effective Treatment With TCM Acupuncture, Herbs, and Diet

Eczema is a common, intractable skin disease that not only makes people itchy but also affects their appearance. According to a study by the National Eczema Association, more than 30 ...

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Dry Eye: Doctor Recommends 4 Types of Artificial Tears and 6 Easy Ways for Prevention

Dry Eye: Doctor Recommends 4 Types of Artificial Tears and 6 Easy Ways for Prevention

"Dry eye" is a common condition that occurs when lubrication of the eyes is not adequately provided by the production of tears. Studies have found that in different age groups, ...

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Lionel Messi Defeated Growth Deficiency and Created Legacy, Expert Tips for Healthy Growth

Lionel Messi Defeated Growth Deficiency and Created Legacy, Expert Tips for Healthy Growth

Few would dispute that one of the most memorable sporting events in 2022 was the victory of Argentina's soccer team at the Qatar World Cup, led by the Argentine soccer ...

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Answers to Your Top 6 Questions on White Lungs

Answers to Your Top 6 Questions on White Lungs

With the soaring number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in China since December 2022, many patients have developed “white lung,” severe pneumonia with bilateral lung lesions reaching 75 percent or more. 1. ...

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Eating Beans Can Benefit Vascular and Gut Health

Eating Beans Can Benefit Vascular and Gut Health

Beans, belonging to the legume family, are celebrated as tasty, easy to prepare, nutritious, a good meat substitute, and are even sung about as childhood rhymes. What is it about ...

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Self Care: 10 Ways to Correct Pelvic Misalignment at Home

Self Care: 10 Ways to Correct Pelvic Misalignment at Home

Pelvic misalignment or abnormal pelvic tilt can trigger uncomfortable symptoms such as pain in the lower back, hips, legs, and knees. A sedentary lifestyle, sitting with the legs crossed, and poor ...

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A Non-Surgical Approach to Healing Herniated Disc

A Non-Surgical Approach to Healing Herniated Disc

Slipped disc is a common affliction of daily life. Sometimes caused by gradual age-related wear, herniation can also occur by improper lifting of heavy objects or lifting while twisting the ...

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Tips to Decrease the Risks of Cardiovascular Diseases in Winter

Tips to Decrease the Risks of Cardiovascular Diseases in Winter

The human body is designed to adjust its core body temperature and keep us warm whenever the ambient temperature drops. This automatic adjustment, however, can be more arduous for people ...

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Ancient Chinese Healing Techniques Effectively Relieve Back Pain

Ancient Chinese Healing Techniques Effectively Relieve Back Pain

Chronic back pain is a common ailment, often caused by misuse or overuse of the body in daily activities. It can be an aggravating and even disabling condition, however, traditional ...

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The Fundamental Substances: Essence

The Fundamental Substances: Essence

A core concept in traditional Chinese medicine

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