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Acupuncture and Diarrhea: Factors and Prevention

The concepts of acute and chronic diarrhea in Chinese medicine are similar to acute and chronic enteritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and gastrointestinal dysfunctions in Western medicine. According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), acute diarrhea can be caused by these … Continue reading

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Acupuncture and Constipation: Factors and Prevention

According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), constipation can be caused by these factors: * Mental or emotional problems such as stress and anxiety; * Aging, or physical weakness due to overstrain; * Unhealthy lifestyle, lack of exercises, or imbalanced diets; … Continue reading

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What is Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy is a preventive and therapeutic technique in Chinese medicine. It may also be beneficial for health promotion purposes. It is used to adjust the flow of qi and blood in local areas using a jar to attach to … Continue reading

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Prevention of Migraines and Headaches in Chinese Medicine

According to Chinese Medicine, migraines and headaches can be caused by these internal and external factors: * Exogenous pathogenic factors such as wind, including wind-cold, wind-heat, and wind-dampness; * Mental or emotional upsets such as stress, anxiety, depression, and anger … Continue reading

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What Are Auricular Acupuncture Points

Auricular acupuncture points are certain locations or areas on the ear that can be stimulated for certain effects such as relieving pain or inflammation. The stimulation can be from acupuncture needles or the pressure from certain seeds. The distribution of … Continue reading

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