Category: Health Topics

 

Self help techniques using the ancient secrets of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Hypertension is not new. In Traditional Chinese Medicine they have had to deal with high blood pressure for thousands of years and have developed many natural way’s to help keep hypertension under control. Liver yang hyperactivity syndrome, kidney deficiency syndrome, and spleen deficiency syndrome are very common in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

A Systematic Review of Gene Expression Changes Induced by Meditation in Tai Chi and Related Practices The ancient Taoist masters stated that “in perfect harmony of mind and body, the golden elixir is found.” In Traditional Chinese Medicine the way to influence “prior to heaven Jing (genetic expression) is by profound meditation. Once again modern…

Tips from the Yellow Emperor’s Medicine Cabinet When the true light appears, the whole planet turns to face it. Deng Ming-Dao “The three months of Summer are the season for luxurious growth. The Qi of Heaven descends and the Qi of Earth arises. All things become fruitful with the intercourse of the two Qi. According…

You don’t have to kill yourself to live longer! Exercise is life! In order to be considered alive we must move. The biological definition of life is anything that can move and react to it’s environment, gain and utilize energy and reproduce cells, is alive. Healthy aging is about living a vigorous life. It is…

Tips from the “Yellow Emperor’s Medicine Cabinet” Allergies and the Winds of Spring “The three months of Spring are the season for renewal. 
With everything flourishing, the world is full of life.
To accord with the season, go to bed a little later, and get up a little earlier.
 Be patient and let things grow. Go for…

Go Outside and Play by Joseph Brady In Traditional Chinese Medicine one whole group of therapeutic exercises involve what is called “Nature’s Therapy”. The ancient Chinese believed that there is something inherently therapeutic about being around nature. Sun bathing, air baths, water therapy even gardening have their place in the constellation of therapeutic practices that…

In addition to acupuncture there are many other natural pain relief modalities used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Acupressure and Cupping have also been found to be effective treatments for natural pain relief. Traditional Chinese Medicine uses many other modalities besides acupuncture. One review of 75 studies covering all aspects of TCM in individuals with neck pain or…

Community Health Promotion Can Work… It takes a long time, but ‘Yes We Can’ create healthier communities! by Jacqui Shumway In 2005, I was asked to become a part of a community health promotion project attempting to promote healthy lifestyles in the my economically diverse Park Hill Denver neighborhood. The “Park Hill Thriving Communities Summary…

“A disease of prosperity, obesity, threatens to overwhelm our health care system.” Weight loss, need not be the hardship most people perceive it to be. Changing your lifestyle can also be reframed as an adventure in active healthy living. Life is Qi! Life is energy! Calories are just a measurement of energy and the fact…

Metabolic Resistance and why it is so hard to lose weight. by Joseph Brady The concept of metabolic set point is a crucial element in the battle against obesity and allows us to understand why it is so hard to lose weight. Our metabolic set point is the point at which our metabolism settles into…