For those who have ever experienced acupuncture treatment or some type of traditional Chinese medicine technique, or are planning to go, as a patient, they may wonder what the healer is doing with their pulse. Pulse diagnosis is an important tool in the practice of a healer of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).
A part of the training of acupuncturists and TCM practitioners is pulse diagnosis … Continue reading
A lot of people with high blood pressure tend to rely on medications to manage their condition. There are literally hundreds of drugs on the market that doctors prescribe to lower high blood pressure (HBP) levels. All these products claim of being able to temporarily regulate blood pressure and prevent the risk of a heart attack or stroke. However, modern drugs are notorious for being … Continue reading
One of the most powerful tools for nourishing longevity and staying young is Qi gong. But how does this treatment work?
Qi Gong Builds Suppleness and Internal Strength
Qi gong, unlike conventional western-style exercise, trains the body’s vital energy to revitalize the internal organs in order to prolong youthful appearance and promote balanced health.
The spleen, in Chinese medicine, is the organ believed to be … Continue reading
What is the Chinese Medicine Technique of Acupuncture Moxibustion?
Acupuncture in Maitland has actually a couple of operative parts: one is the use of needles and the other is the use of fire. Both parts are correlative and essential for curing health conditions.
Chinese moxibustion is a procedure in which a moxa herb is burned over the body or over the outside tip of an … Continue reading
By itself, low energy or fatigue is not an illness; it is a feeling of profound exhaustion that impacts our daily happiness as well as our capacity to achieve our purpose and goals in life. When we feel a temporary sense of fatigue, it is usually our body’s way of saying it’s time to make some positive lifestyle changes that can help improve our general … Continue reading
Insomnia, from a Chinese medicine standpoint, is caused by excessive underlying elements and conditions in the body the most common of which are heart fire, liver fire, and food stagnation. Insomnia can also be a manifestation of other deficiencies in the body including blood deficiency, heart yin deficiency, and qi deficiency.
It is important that the heat is cleared if one wants to treat insomnia … Continue reading
Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners utilize a very popular needle-based therapy known as acupuncture to help relieve various types of emotional and physical problems that women usually experience during pregnancy.
Acupuncture Benefits for Pregnancy-Related Concerns
Research indicates that acupuncture can help improve the following conditions despite the fact its use during pregnancy has yet to be extensively studied,
1) Morning Sickness
A lot of studies indicate … Continue reading