Herbal Medicine for Mental Health

Mental health has become just as much of a primary focus as immunity during the global pandemic. Many have struggled to cope with being in isolation, having a loss of income, grief for loved ones, and so many other factors. It seems anxiety and depression are at an ...

Exercise as Medicine

When we hear the term “medicine,” we typically think of a chemical compound that is ingested, whether it is pharmaceutical or herbal. Only in recent years have Americans started to think of exercise as medicine. In 2007, the American College of Sports Medicine and the ...

PCOS: It’s All About the Sugar

Whether recently diagnosed or suffering for years, there is a particular four letter word that has come to plague many of us: PCOS. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, affects 6-10 percent of reproductive-age women; it is one of the most common causes of irregular ...

Five Organs’ Emotional Ties in Chinese Medicine

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, everything is energy. “Everything that makes up a human being, mind-body-spirit, correlates at an energetic level to something ‘external’ in nature. We can use the vibrational frequency of nature and these principles of natural ...

Traditional Chinese Medicine: Ancient Medicine, Modern Benefits

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a medical system that has been cultivated over the last 2,500 years. Today, in China, TCM is an accepted medical system alongside allopathic or conventional medicine A hospital in China may have an acupuncture floor, along with ...

Lowering the Pressure: A TCM Approach for a Common Cardiovascular Issue

Are antihypertensive medicines helping or harming our bodies? Recently, the benefits of treating high blood pressure with antihypertensive medicines have been called into question. Research published in JAMA Internal Medicinein October 2018 found that treating mild ...

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