• 19 AUG 12
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    Complimentary TCM modalities

    Gua Sha Gua Sha scraping sha-bruises, is a traditional Chinese medical treatment in which the skin is scraped using smooth tool to stimulate blood flow and healing. Gua shais sometimes referred to as “spooning” or “coining”. Gua sha translates directly from Chinese as, “to scrape away fever.” Traditional Chinese Medicine has long believed illnesses such as colds

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    • 01 MAR 13
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    Diabetes and acupuncture

    Diabetes is caused primarily by dysfunction of the pancreas. How can acupuncture help diabetic patients? Scientific studies and clinical tests in international research centers in the past decade have shown that acupuncture can help diabetic patients in the following ways: lower blood glucose content; lower the release of pancreatic glucagons; attenuate symptoms of polyphagia (the urge

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    • 24 NOV 15
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    Hay Fever Treatments by Acupuncture

    In Chinese medicine, allergies to pollen, animal fur, household dust, cosmetics, and so on; are usually all due to the same underlying cause, which is a weakness in the functioning of the kidneys and spleen. To give the best diagnosis, I would assess a patience pulse and observe colour and coating of one’s tongue. This

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    • 24 NOV 15
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    Hyperplasia of mammary gland causing breast lumps

    The mammary gland is a gland located in the breasts of females that is responsible for lactation, or the production of milk.   Both males and females have glandular tissue within the breasts; however, in females the glandular tissue begins to develop after puberty in response to estrogen release. Mammary glands only produce milk after

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