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Treating Candidiasis

| May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments | 52 views
Treating Candidiasis

Treating Candidiasis
By: Dr. Laura Mann, O.M.D., L.Ac., M.H.

Candida... The Cause of Your Health Problems?

The term Candida refers to a type of yeast. We've all heard the term yeast and most of us associate it with the yeast used for cooking and the aroma of fresh baked bread or even a refreshing glass of beer or wine.

Candida organisms pervade our surroundings. They can be found in our air, in our clothing, in warm, moist rooms such as bathrooms, in the books in our librar

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A Comparison of the Influence of Chinese and Western Philosophies on the Development of TCM and West

| May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments | 10 views
A Comparison of the Influence of Chinese and Western Philosophies on the Development of TCM and West

A Comparison of the Influence of Chinese and Western Philosophies on the Development of TCM and Western Medicine
By: Attilio D’Alberto BSc (Hons) TCM

Introduction

Various cultures throughout history have sought to orient a life view to understand the relationships between birth, death, sickness and health. When civilised cultures developed their skills and became specialised, healthcare physicians became a separated class within the community. Since then, they have sought to infl

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Chemical Foundation of TCM Becomes Clearer

| May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments | 8 views
Chemical Foundation of TCM Becomes Clearer

Chemical Foundation of TCM Becomes Clearer
By: Sam Gaines, Staff Writer
One of the greatest challenges to mainstream Western medicine’s acceptance of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been the contrast between the ancient principles and language of TCM and its more modern counterpart.

New research from the United Kingdom may point the way to removing that barrier, however

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Diagnosis of the Tongue

| May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments | 36 views
Diagnosis of the Tongue

Diagnosis of the Tongue
By: Acufinder.com
Tongue diagnosis is an important part of the Chinese medical assessment. During an examination, the overall tongue coating, shape, and color is taken into account.

The tongue reflects the health of the internal organs and blood circulation. Changes in the tongue color usually reflect chronic illness. As your health changes, the condition of your tongue will change as well.

A normal tongue is pink in color, medium thickness, has no crack

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ST-27 The Great DAJU - Acupuncture Points

| December 30, 2010 | 0 Comments | 2,102 views
ST-27 The Great DAJU - Acupuncture Points

( ST-27 The Great DAJU - Acupuncture Points ) 2 cun below the umbilicus and 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

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