Category: Health Topics

 

Self help techniques using the ancient secrets of Traditional Chinese Medicine

There is an old Chinese saying … “Children can be fooled into thinking yellow leaves are made of gold, but grownups should be able to distinguish the real thing.” Let that be a lesson to us all when it comes to buying alternative medicine, health products and advice. An American philosopher was more specific. Mark…

Mind-body practices are increasingly used to provide stress reduction for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Mind-body practice encompasses activities like tai chi, qigong, yoga and other forms of mindful meditation and relaxation techniques. These kind of mind/body exercises have been shown  to impact physical functioning and improve both mental and physical health.

According to articles in Time magazine and the Wall Street Journal Traditional Chinese medicine is becoming mainstream modern medicine. https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB123146318996466585 The Cleveland Clinic, one of the worlds top hospitals, has opened a Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal clinic as well as acupuncture and massage as a part of it’s integrative medicine unit. Referrals for the clinic…

Staying in touch with people helps you stay in touch with reality. The rise of human loneliness may be one of the most serious sources of disease in the Twentieth Century. This, according to James J. Lynch, Ph.D. in his book “The Broken Heart, Medical Consequences of Loneliness.“ Whether we like it or not, we…

Toward a Healthier America By Joseph Brady Health Care is not an industry! We all have a stake in creating a healthier American society. Economic realities are wrenching massive changes in our health care system. The potential restricting of expensive medical technology to the well-insured promises to send ripples across every facet of our society. We…

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…