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Chi (Qi) and The 5 Elements in Traditional Chinese Medicine

The five elements in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) refer to the fundamental components and cycles of Mother Nature.  The theory behind Traditional Chinese Medicine is based on the relationship between these elements. The elements are wood, fire, earth, metal and water. Wood feeds fire. Fire creates ash which forms the earth. Metal is formed in …

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The Diagnosis Process in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) uses much different techniques to diagnosis health problems than those typically used by Western practitioners.  In Western medicine, practitioners will use science, run diagnostic tests, and focus on the specific part of the body that seems to be the root cause of particular condition or illness. Traditional Chinese medicine, on the …

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Acupuncture therapy: What types of diseases can it treat?

Acupuncture is a form of treatment used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that involves inserting very thin needles through a person’s skin at specific points on the body, to various depths. It is an effective and well known treatment for many ailments. It is recognized by the medical establishment as an effective treatment for many physical …

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Acupuncture: What is it and does it really work?

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that has been practiced for over 2000 years. While many have debated about whether or not acupuncture actually works, when done correctly acupuncture produces measurable changes in the body’s physiology. These changes prove that acupuncture does have a distinct and helpful effect on the body. Some of the …

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