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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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Researchers Find New Organ Missed by Gold Standard Methods for Visualizing Anatomy & Disease

Researchers Find New Organ This might be a great learning lesson… despite our claims about science we do not know everything. Researchers find a new organ and now claim it may be the largest organ in human anatomy. Yet the “interstitium” and its functions remained undetected for decades, even centuries? There are trillions of unknown …

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Most Popular Alternative Healing Therapies

Popular Alternative Healing Therapies Trying to stay healthy has been with us since the dawn of Humanity. Many popular alternative healing therapies have been around for thousands of years. Traditional Chinese Medicine like acupuncture and herbs started over 2,500 years ago. Ayurvedic Medicine started over 3,000 years ago in India. We exist at a great …

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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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