Traditional Chinese Medicine

UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS & BENEFITS OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

Proponents of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) have trusted its practice for over 2000 years. TCM has a rich history and continues to grow in popularity. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health offers great insight on the beliefs that gave rise to TCM, the therapies and techniques in practice today, and the science that currently supports Read More

HERBAL MEDICINE THERAPY

There are many practices around the world to treat various diseases and common ailments, many of which vary from continent to continent. Herbal medicine treatment, although not widely practised in most Western cultures is used in traditional Chinese medicine or TCM as a means to alleviating ailments and medical suffering of the body. Herbal medicine therapy refers to Read More

A REVIEW OF ACUPUNCTURE IN CANCER TREATMENT PROGRAMS

Cancer is a treacherous disease that devastates individuals and families. While medical advancements have increased the survival rate for many forms of cancer, the individuals affected must still deal with the pain and side effects of aggressive treatment plans and recovery. Fortunately, proponents of Traditional Chinese Medicine have long known that acupuncture is an effective analgesic, Read More

HOW THE 5 FLAVOURS OF TCM & WHOLE FOODS INFLUENCE BETTER HEALTH

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the stomach is associated with worry. Many people spend a good part of their day worrying about what they eat and how it affects their health and life. Traditional Chinese Medicine focuses on restoring balance to the body. The five flavours of TCM, along with eating whole foods, can lead Read More

NUANCED BENEFITS OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE ACUPUNCTURE

With a background exceeding 3000 years, acupuncture remains among the more familiar therapies of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Promoting self-healing, a trained acupuncturist stimulates precise body parts targeted by inserting sterile needles. While the much publicised opioid addiction epidemic inspires intense research, crystallising acupuncture’s benefits, its application to other ills defies overestimation. Formal clinical studies prove acupuncture’s Read More

HOW TO BECOME A MORNING PERSON WITH TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (TCM)

Do you find it challenging waking up after hitting the sack? Morning people usually stay proactive during the day, and this makes their work easy and their output more productive. Many successful company CEOs are generally up by 5 am.  Being tired is the root of waking up late and can at times be chronic, Read More