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Sitting Moon: Book Review & Author Interview

Sitting Moon: Book Review & Author Interview

Written by on September 2, 2011 in Books with 2 Comments

How does a woman quickly and safely rejuvenate after childbirth, provide well  for her baby, get back to her old energy level, and back into her old jeans? Have a sitting moon!
Sitting Moon?
In use for thousands of years, the Chinese calendar is a lunisolar calendar, indicating the phase of the moon. According to Traditional Chinese […]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine to Lower Blood Pressure

Traditional Chinese Medicine to Lower Blood Pressure

Written by on September 18, 2007 in Health

Traditional Chinese medicine is a large practice composed of many aspects. There is acupuncture (the use of small needles to free and aid one’s qi), qi gong (a self healing art that combines meditation and movement), massage therapy, herbs, and various manners of meditation, to name a few. Each practice has specific ailments that it […]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine for Treating Infertility

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Treating Infertility

Written by on June 23, 2007 in Health

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) suggests that there are three main causes of infertility: deficiency syndrome, stagnancy syndrome and heat syndrome.
All three syndromes can be treated with Chinese herbs, acupuncture or a combination of both. These traditional Chinese approaches can also be, and are often, combined with Western medicine in treating infertility.
TCM practitioners treat infertility by […]

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Fighting Eating Disorders With Chinese Medicine

Fighting Eating Disorders With Chinese Medicine

Written by on November 10, 2006 in Features, Health

Nearly 1 million men and women in the United States suffer from eating disorders, according to The National Institute of Mental Health. The two most common types of eating disorders are anorexia and bulimia. Anorexia is characterized by drastic weight loss to the point of extreme underweight. Victims will harvest a great fear of gaining […]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine and Bone Health

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Bone Health

Written by on November 2, 2006 in Features, Health

Ten million Americans over the age of 50 suffer from osteoporosis. In addition, 34 million are at a serious risk for developing this debilitating bone disease. The severe loss of bone mass and breakdown of the architecture of the bone, osteoporosis thins the bones to a point where a mere cough can cause a fracture. […]

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Chinese Medicine Offers Long-Term Relief for National Allergy Week

Chinese Medicine Offers Long-Term Relief for National Allergy Week

Written by on May 11, 2005 in Health

With Spring in full swing, more than 50 million people will suffer from allergies this season. According to the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic disease in the United States, costing the health care system $18 billion annually. Chronic sinusitis alone affects nearly 35 million people […]

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