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Five Elements & The Constitutional Acupuncture

Five Elements & The Constitutional Acupuncture
21 Mar 2016

Most of us know that the concept of Traditional Chinese Medicine was founded around 3000 BC in Eastern Asia. One of the most important theories in TCM is that of yin & yang, which was developed via Naturalist and Daoist thinking during the time of Han dynasty. However, there is another primary principle that originated along with yin & yang and became a core factor for treating and diagnosing various diseases. This principle is that of the 5 elements, namely wood, fire, earth, metal and water. According to Chinese traditions, the 5 elements are an important part of nature and form the energies of the annual seasons spring, summer, late summer, autumn and winter. But in TCM, they also create the 12 primary meridians of acupuncture in our body. Each element is believed to cons ...Read More

How Effective Is TCM Against Flu & Cold?

How Effective Is TCM Against Flu & Cold?
09 Mar 2016

Is there any treatment against flu & the common cold which would cure the diseases efficiently without triggering any side effects? You might have asked something like this to your doctor many times. But whatever he or she gives to you, such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen, ends up making you suffer from one side effect or the other. However, there is an alternative therapy which can make your flu or cold go away without inducing any other symptoms in your body. And that alternative natural and holistic therapy is Traditional Chinese Medicine. Modalities of TCM, especially acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, have been used for centuries in ancient China as the only remedies for each and every known disease, including cold and flu. There is much written historical evidence abo ...Read More

Fundamentals and Popularity of TCM

Fundamentals and Popularity of TCM
29 Jan 2016

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, some individuals possess hot constitutions, which can explain why they are prone to inflammation and fever. On the other hand, there are others having cold body parts who often get chills. As stated by many practitioners, every disease is viewed by TCM as one complete pattern. For example, rheumatoid arthritis is believed to be caused by blockage in Qi and blood flow within energy pathways of the body. The typical pain results from penetration of wind, damp and cold into joints and muscles.   TCM practitioners state that each and every illness is the result of imbalances existing within the body of an individual. These imbalances, in turn, rise from unhealthy factors of one’s lifestyle and their environment. General s ...Read More

Acupuncture is Effective Against Osteoarthritis

Acupuncture is Effective Against Osteoarthritis
21 Jan 2016

Osteoarthritis is a very common degenerative disease affecting the joints, which can have a considerable impact on the life of a person suffering from it. It usually causes chronic pain as well as stiffness that adversely affects the patient’s mobility, their ability of doing normal day-to-day activities, their mood and overall quality of their life. Osteoarthritis is typically characterised by degeneration of a particular cartilage which cushions the joints. The degeneration triggers swelling, inflammation and serious alterations in the bone.   Treatments for Curing Osteoarthritis Among the different types of treatments that are currently available for curing osteoarthritis, the most common ones include topical pain relievers, NSAIDS, hyaluronan injections, DMARD ...Read More