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Gua sha therapy may offer some relief in perimenopause | Reuters

Gua Sha May Help Perimenopause Though not widely known in the West, Gua Sha has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries and gua sha may help with perimenopause. As we continue to appreciate the complexities of health and the intricate connections to Lifestyle and other determinants, adding in lower-risk therapies like gua sha …

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Gua sha: Scraping of back is said to relieve pain and ease other medical problems

Gua Sha Scraping Bruises Gua Sha (“scraping bruises”) is an Asian folk remedy that is often used as part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Like any other therapy, this is not suited for everyone or every condition. But it does offer another option for healthcare consumers who want to build their own holistic health regimen. …

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Science of Gua Sha

Scraping for an Answer While scraping might sound counter-intuitive as a way to deal with pain, there is growing use and evidence. The article by Arya Nielson, PhD shows new ways to think about the centuries-old remedy. Gua sha is a modality used across Asia both in the clinic and in the home and now …

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I Tried Gua Sha To Treat My Ankle Injury And This Is What Happened

A Need for Gua Sha? I cried as they carried me off the basketball court, blubbering about how this couldn’t be happening. I had a half marathon in 14 weeks, and a severe ankle injury was not in the plan.  After a month of pain and little-to-no progress, I was willing to do just about …

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What Is Cupping? Taking Charge of Your Health & Wellbeing

What Is Cupping? Cupping has been around for millennia in the Middle East and Asia. However, Western nations have only begun to embrace cupping. So what is cupping and why does it work? Explanations range from massaging sore muscles to flow of Qi. Here are some highlights from an article from the University of Minnesota’s University …

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Daily low-dose aspirin no longer recommended as heart attack preventative for healthy adults – CNN

Daily Aspirin Not Recommended For so many years, we heard that even healthy adults should taken aspirin daily to lower the risk of cardiovascular events. Now research shows daily aspirin not recommended and that it may even add to a person’s risks.  Even the arguably low risks of aspirin should help demonstrate the need to …

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The Twins Of The US Health Care System: Acute and Chronic Care

Author: Tim Perry A debate hosted by IQ2, The US Health Care System Is Terminally Broken, inspired this article. The debaters were all knowledgeable and experienced in the current US “health care” system, including CEOs of major hospital systems. However, I was simply amazed by how poorly the debate went even though everyone agreed “health care” is broken. …

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