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3 ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES THAT CAN WORK WHEN COMBINED

Alternative therapies are often used in combination with western medicine and a doctor’s orientation.But choosing what therapy is adequate for your need is important. Here are 3 Alternative therapies that can work when combined. CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE Chinese herbal medicine uses more than 450 plant, animal, and mineral substances to promote well-being and a strong Read More

EATING BEFORE ACUPUNCTURE: IS IT OKAY?

Those of you who are new to acupuncture will at one time or another wonder if it’s okay to eat before a session. This is a perfectly normal and rational question since we want to be as best prepared for any health procedure as possible. In order to answer if eating before acupuncture is okay Read More

3 NATURAL WAYS TO BE FREE OF CRAMPS USING TCM

The pain of cramps can be debilitating, causing you to miss work, cancel appointments and curl into a ball until the aches subside — until you have to do it all over again next month. Menstrual cramps, or dysmenorrhoea, include painful sensations (from dull to severe) felt in the abdomen and pelvis before, during or Read More

EVIDENCE FOR ITS EFFICACY AND SAFETY IN TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

Traditional Chinese medicine refers to a collection of health practices that originated in China, some of them over thousands of years ago. Most people have a passing familiarity with some of the practices, including acupuncture, cupping, tai chi, and qi gong. With such a diverse range of practices, and the modern interest in alternative medicines, Read More

3 TCM PLANT-BASED HERBS TO HELP RELIEVE SKIN

You wouldn’t knowingly eat dangerous, synthetic chemicals, so why slather them all over the largest organ of the human body? Consider opting for the more holistic path of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) herbs to help to heal your skin condition,– backed by both research and thousands of years of history. TCM “addresses establishing and maintaining Read More

THE WARM DISEASE THEORY AND ITS LEVELS

The goal of the specialists at the Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SITCM), is to look for the underlying cause of a patient’s symptoms and treat the individual, not just the disease. The Traditional Chinese Medicine warm (or heat) theory disease is one of the maladies treated at SITCM. This topic is for those who wish Read More

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