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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

What Is Nerve Pain and How To Treat It?

What Is Nerve Pain and How To Treat It?
15 Jan 2016

Nerve pain may be a symptom of various conditions including diabetes, cancer, HIV & shingles. It is quite frustrating for some and for others it is life-changing and devastating. It feels like pinpricks, burning or sudden electric shocks and can disrupt your life both at work as well as at home. It can also limit your ability of getting around and has the capacity of grinding you down over time. Studies have somewhat shown that people who suffer from nerve pain have higher rates of anxiety, sleep problems & depression as well. Symptoms of nerve damage may vary from one person to the other.    How does nerve pain occur?    Nerve pain is basically caused by injury or damage to the nerves, brain or spinal cord. There are a number of nerves in the ...Read More

What Causes Male Infertility? Can TCM Alleviate Them?

What Causes Male Infertility? Can TCM Alleviate Them?
14 Dec 2015

Nowadays, about 50 percent of males are infertile. Generally, there are no obvious signs or symptoms of male infertility, and sexual activities progress normally. However, the factors which are responsible for triggering the problem may exist either individually or in combination with others in the body. Some of those factors are as follows:   Reduced sperm count, poor motility and irregular shape of the sperm cells Impedances within the ducts leading out from the testes, resulting from inborn disorders, correctional surgeries and infections Genetic and hormonal problems Functional issues such as premature ejaculation, impotence and side effects caused due to prostate surgery   In addition to these, various lifestyle factors may also have adverse ef ...Read More