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Rebranding Traditional Chinese Medicine with AI – AI Med

Traditional Chinese Medicine AI fusion Traditional Chinese Medicine dates back thousands of years. From that lineage, Traditional Chinese Medicine is less about “cures” and more about “balance”, understanding that we are constantly undergoing change. That holistic approach is necessary but often impractical for a modern lifestyle and Western approach to health. It can be so …

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Understanding Qi

Understanding Qi: How To Boost Your Body’s Energetic Intelligence

Understanding Qi Understanding Qi should not be so difficult. It is a common concept from ancient China. However, the simple idea of Qi seems so convoluted in a modern world, especially for those in the West. Qi is energy, much like steam power was energy to early industrialists. Steam comes from water and heat so …

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Feng shui for health and happiness

Feng Shui Wellbeing We all can fall into the trap of dismissing an approach just because it does not fit our worldview. The benefits of feng shui for wellbeing seemed a far stretch. Even after getting past the language, this new concepts like “poison arrow qi” just rattled around in a Western mind. However, when …

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Weight loss: Plant-based drug ‘switches off’ hunger

Ancient Herb Switches Off Hunger This is an example where something good, recognizing a herbal benefit, may well go bad. Researchers have found that the thunder god vine (or Tripterygium wilfordii) contains a compound, celastrol, that can suppress appetite. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has used this plant for centuries to treat a variety of ailments. Our …

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Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain

Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain For those who are pregnant or may become pregnant, proper acupuncture relieves pregnancy pain. There is a methodology for selecting which acupuncture points in which combination can benefit a patient. This new study from New Zealand does a nice job highlighting the clinical efficacy. Acupuncture and cupping are safe and effective …

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The health professionals embracing complementary medicine

Health Professionals Embracing Complementary Medicine This article looks at integration of practices like herbs and acupuncture into conventional medical care through the eyes of health professionals embracing complementary medicine. One line in particular, from Niamh Boden, exemplifies the necessary change in healthcare mentality:  “It wasn’t about taking this herb to fix A or this herb …

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7 Ways Acupuncture Changes Your Brain, According To Science

Acupuncture Changes Your Brain We often think of human health as disparate organs and other body parts. While Traditional Chinese Medicine does discuss similar items they are not the same. In fact, acupuncture changes your brain in ways that Traditional Chinese Medicine never even tried to express… because it is a system of medicine that …

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South Knoxville Vet Offers Complementary Pet Care

Complementary Pet Care Like many allopathic physicians, conventional veterinarians are also integrating complementary pet care approaches into their practices. Dr. Cheryl Cross Holistic Veterinary Care offers laser therapy, acupuncture, rehabilitation, herbal medicine and more in an extremely welcoming practice. Her positivity toward both the pet and the owner bring hope to those who often have very …

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