Category: Health Topics

 

Self help techniques using the ancient secrets of Traditional Chinese Medicine

It is all too easy to fall into the idea that our happiness, our enjoyment is dependent upon forces outside of ourselves – dependent upon our families, dependent upon our incomes, dependent upon our geographical location or the circumstances of our health. Meanwhile, scientists are finding what our ancestors knew: enjoyment comes from within the…

For all of you that have helped with the Oxford Study over the years and all of you that are helping make this a healthier world, Joe and Jacqui would like to pass along to you this very special gift of Life Long Learning Resources this holiday season. A gift to you from the University…

Living life with Cancer The earliest records of cancer treatment in Traditional Chinese Medicine appear in the oracle bone scriptures (16-11th century B.C.). Since that time Traditional Chinese Medicine has developed many therapies that work quite well in conjunction with western medical treatments. This cancer tutorial will show you several medical Qi Gong approaches to…

The United States currently has the most expensive health care system in the world. Different studies rank healthcare systems differently so results vary but anyway you look at it the U.S. always ranks poorly and never in the top ten despite the fact that we spend way more money. Here are the top seven health…

According to evolutionary biologist George Baker aging is defined as “the decline over time in the fitness of an organism to deal with the stress of daily life”. An ancient maxim in Chinese medicine runs “Wind is the mother of aging and disease.” Wind being the Chinese term for stress, both external environmental stress, and internal…

The greatest scientific discoveries of the last century were in the fields of medicine, physics and electronics. The greatest scientific advances of the next millennium will involve understanding the most confounding problem in the galaxy … namely human behavior. Can humans evolve and change themselves and their behavior toward healthier pursuits? From sedentary lifestyles, poor diets…

As long as there has been stress in the world humans have had to deal with high blood pressure. The first link between high blood pressure and heart disease was not made in western medicine until 1929 by Harvard physician Samuel Albert Levine. Traditional Chinese medicine has been treating high blood pressure for the last 2500…

For over 5000 years traditional Chinese medicine has used Acupuncture for Pain Management helped people to reduce pain and relieve suffering. This time tested treatment is getting a second look as part of the current push to reduce addiction to opioids (synthetic heroine). The FDA has proposed changes to education guidelines for doctors that would include…

“Food is Medicine” is an old five element diet axiom in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Public education about traditional Chinese dietary therapy provides a useful element in the battle against obesity in the United States and elsewhere in the developed world. Asian cooking is already a popular cuisines in many countries, and greater education would enlighten…

You’re walking along a dirt road high in the Rockies, the sun is beating down, the air is thick with pollen and buzzing insects. You swat at a horsefly and attempt to stem the stream of sweat stinging your eyes. Questions begin to rattle around in your head: why the heck am I hiking in the middle…