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TCM Tips for Anxiey & Moodiness

TCM addresses underlying mental health causes - stagnated Liver Qi. Mental health can be improved by moving Qi through acupuncture, acupressure, traditional Chinese herbs, Tai-Chi, and diet. 

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May 2022

Five Zang-organs vs Mental Health

In TCM, five Zang-organs consist of the Heart, Lung, Liver, Spleen, and Kidney. Each organ corresponds to Shen, Po, Hun, Yi, and Zhi

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December 2021

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Endometriosis

In traditional Chinese Medicine, endometriosis results from Blood stagnation and Phlegm in the uterus.

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November 2021

Five Zang-organs

The five Zang-organs consist of the Liver, Heart, Spleen, Lung, and Kidney. The primary purpose of these organs is to produce and store Qi, Blood, body fluids, essence, and Shen in the body.

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October 2021

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

TCM views PCOS as an imbalance of Qi and Blood circulation during the female menstrual cycle, creating blockages of free-flowing energy, leading to stagnation.

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September 2021

Dry Needling vs Acupuncture

As a TCM/OM modality, acupuncture has thousands of years of history verse dry needling only dates back to the 1940s. 
Countless studies have found acupuncture is safer and more effective than dry needling in treating pain and disabilities.

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August 2021

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Five Elements in TCM

Five elements (Xings) are abstractive concepts using basic materials such as wood, fire, earth, metal, and water, as their representatives. These five basic elements represent the relationship between the different elements in nature and the “Qi” that flows through them. 

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July 2021

Qi in TCM

Qi (pronounced "Chi") is a universal energy that cannot be created nor destroyed. Every substance and matter on Earth is made up of Qi. 

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June 2021

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The Meridian System

The meridian system in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) focuses on maintaining the flow of the Qi. This system transports energy throughout the human body using the channels that different meridians are located.

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May 2021

Deficiency and Excess

Deficiency and excess in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are the concepts used to interpret between the forces of the body's resistance to pathogens and the disease itself. Both deficiency and excess can result in many illnesses.

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April 2021

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Pulse and Tongue Diagnosis

In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), pulse diagnosis is one of the major and effective assessments that health professionals perform to identify certain health conditions of a patient. Pulse diagnosis is also a common health assessment used in Western medicine.

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March 2021

Yin and Yang

Yin and Yang is a concept of two opposite, but interconnected forces that exist in the universe. This concept is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to determine the movement or "flow" within the human body and its goal is to help the body maintaining balance. 

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February 2021

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Moxibustion

Moxibustion is a widely known Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) modality that is commonly used to treat various disorders and illnesses. It is famous for its remarkable healing effects on an individual’s overall health. 

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January 2021