Category: Health Topics

 

Self help techniques using the ancient secrets of Traditional Chinese Medicine

April 14, 2019 Joe Brady

One of the most valuable things you can do for your health and sanity in our high tech/high stress world is to take time each day to meditate. We can all learn to handle the physical and emotional effects of stress. Meditation may be the antidote to stress. Studies have found that those who practice…

April 7, 2019 Joe Brady

What if you went to the doctor and instead of a handful of pills she gave you a pass to the art museum? that’s what Dr Stephanie Tierney, a researcher at the University of Oxford’s Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, is researching with the help of the University’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM) team to…

March 31, 2019 Joe Brady

Recent studies have shown the effect of epigenetic modifications in the development of cancer. Genetic defects interact with DNA methylation, post-translational histone modification, and non-coding RNAs to drive the development of cancer. The use of epigenetic modifications are seen as promising cancer preventive/therapeutic agents. Several epigenetic therapies have recently been approved in the treatment of…

March 11, 2019 Joe Brady

A disease of accelerated aging, more than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes and 86 million adults aged 20 years and older have prediabetes. In ancient China diabetes used to be a fairly rare disease occurring only in old age because people were physically active. Still diabetes (Xiao Ke) was treated as…

March 3, 2019 Joe Brady

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has a long history, literally thousands of years, and abundant experience with regard to treating hypertension or high blood pressure (BP). TCM also has a unique way of diagnosing and treating this disease with a variety of techniques including Chinese herbal formulas, acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, qigong, Tai Chi, diet and exercise…

February 24, 2019 Joe Brady

Recent research has shown improvements in brain structure in long-term meditation practitioners compared to controls. This is not an isolated study and, over the past decade, evidence suggests that meditation may help us keep our brains younger. None of us are getting any younger and daily meditation could be an effective means to better maintain…

February 3, 2019 Joe Brady

Calm the Spirit and Nourish the Heart Learn to calm the spirit and ensure a good nights sleep. This tutorial will focus upon the root causes of most sleep disorders and easy to use, self help techniques from Traditional Chinese Medicine. Learn acu-points and herbs for getting a good nights sleep. What is going on…

January 27, 2019 Joe Brady

According to a study reported in the National Center for Biotechnology Information of the National Library of Medicine the heat clearing herbs of traditional Chinese medicine can be quite effective in the treatment of inflammation and infections.  A growing number of high quality randomized controlled trials suggests that alternative therapies may improve the management of…

January 20, 2019 Joe Brady

Physical inactivity is a fast-growing public health problem and contributes to a variety of chronic diseases and health complications, including obesity, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, depression and anxiety, arthritis, and osteoporosis. Exercise is Medicine® calls on each person dedicated to the idea that exercise truly is medicine to continue to build, support and advocate for…

January 6, 2019 Joe Brady

The January 19th issue of National Geographic highlights how traditional Chinese medicine is taking the scientific community by storm. This ancient medicine is accumulating an evidence base that rivals the best in modern medicine even a Nobel prize in Medicine in 2015. Scientists from leading universities in the United States and Europe, including Harvard Medical…