The ancient Chinese believe that the skin has a distinct function that directly affects certain internal organs pathologically and physically. It also considered the largest organ of the body. Some of the internal organs associated with the skin include:
The Large Intestine
A strong relationship exists between the Large Intestine and the skin. Toxins may accumulate in the Large Intestine if the person consumes too … Continue reading
One of the most widespread health problems for a lot of people around the world these days is hypotension or low blood pressure. This condition especially affects individuals 45 years of age and older.
What is Hypotension?
Hypertension and hypotension are two sides of the same coin and they both involve blood pressure; the former is a condition in which the heart exerts too much … Continue reading
Endometriosis is a condition that affects a great number of women all over the world. In the United States, about 60% of women suffer from this condition each year.
Endometriosis is the development of endometrial cells outside of the uterus. Normally these cells develop within the lining of the uterus. In endometriosis, however, the endometrial tissue may develop on the bowels and other parts of … Continue reading
There are different strategies a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioner can take when it comes to dysmenorrhea. Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation treatment primarily focuses on the main complaint of the patient: pain during menstruation. This condition is considered acute and needs to be immediately addressed over any other symptoms. Not only do TCM practitioners address the pain and other overlying symptoms of dysmenorrhea, they also … Continue reading
Based on the people who believe and practice TCM or traditional Chinese medicine in Jacksonville, acupuncture is one very good way of treating acne. The reason for this is acupuncture’s ability to cure disease by helping bring back balance in the body. Certain internal imbalances can result in skin problems such as acne.
Acupuncture works on the principle of life energy flowing throughout the … Continue reading
Researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia were able to show that mild electrical stimulation on the acupoint P6 (Pericardium 6 or the Neiguan point) located in the wrist can help lessen the relaxations on the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) that are the causes of a gastrointestinal condition known as acid reflux. When this acupoint is stimulated with acupressure or acupuncture needles combined with … Continue reading
One of the most common and irksome respiratory conditions known to man is sinusitis. It can be caused by one of four things: an allergic reaction, or a viral, fungal or bacterial infection. The pain and discomfort can be experienced in the mouth, eyes or forehead depending on what sinus cavities are affected. Basically, this is accompanied by a green or yellow discharge through the … Continue reading