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Why Choose a Career in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

November 26, 2017

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is rapidly growing in popularity and has already proven to be highly sought-after alternatives to traditional, pharmaceutical medicine that is commonly practised in many Western cultures. While students who major in TCM may have more narrow field of choices for employment than other traditional health science graduates, there are still plenty Read More

JING LUO AND ACUPUNCTURE POINTS

September 19, 2018

In the previous part, we have discussed how TCM views the internal organs (zang fu) as an interconnected system, for converting food, water, and air into the five vital substances.  In this part, we will discuss the jing luo, how they connect the organs to the rest of the body, and how acupuncture points, or Read More

EAR ACUPUNCTURE AND THE MODERN SCIENCE OF TCM

November 22, 2018

In recent years, acupuncture has been demonstrated to be an effective treatment for a number of health issues including nausea, vomiting, bodily pain, and many others. It may also be effective in treating a number of other problems. This ancient system of health is based on the body’s natural energy flow known as chi or qi, Read More

EVIDENCE FOR ITS EFFICACY AND SAFETY IN TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

November 7, 2018

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

TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE AND THE USE OF INTERMITTENT FASTING FOR HEALTH

February 27, 2019

There are two ways of getting energy for daily function, one is burning the nutrients from food, the carbohydrates and sugars especially. The other is burning stored fats. When we are eating, we derive energy to serve our muscular functions from the nutrients in the food. Extra nutrients are changed into fats which can be Read More

TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE: A BRIEF HISTORY

January 15, 2018

As increasing numbers of consumers seek alternatives to Western medicine, many are turning to the ancient wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). TCM incorporates multiple ages-old healing modalities including acupuncture, dietary therapy, Qigong, Tai Chi, herbal medicine, massage therapy, and more, to treat and prevent health concerns. TCM is rooted in ancient Taoist philosophy and Read More