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What is the view about waking up at 3am in chinese medicine?

What is the view about waking up at 3am in chinese medicine?

Kidney chi deficienc: Could be related to multiple energetic imbalances, but if it is associated with other symptoms like tired during the day, feeling of cold, cold extremities, night sweats, . .. It may be related to kidney chi deficiency. ...Read more

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Do chinese medicines really help you?

Do chinese medicines really help you?

Beware: You have no way of knowing what's really in these pills, which are unregulated, often are just us pharmaceuticals like prednisone, and often contain extremely dangerous botanicals. There have been epidemics of liver failure requiring transplantation from taking these, but there's nobody to sue. Unregulated pills from overseas may be made by people who hate you just for your nationality. Beware. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is the seahorse used in chinese medicine, how is it prepared?

Can you tell me how is the seahorse used in chinese medicine, how is it prepared?

Sea Horse (hai ma): Hippocampus kelloggi has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to address impotence, skin infections, insomnia, incontinence, asthma, high cholesterol levels as well as renal and circulatory problems. It is dried in the sun after being caught. It can be purchased whole or as a powder, pill or capsule. It may be rubbed on skin lesions. It can be mixed with boiling water or drunk with rice wine. ...Read more

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Is danshen really effective chinese medicine?

Is danshen really effective chinese medicine?

Dan Shen/Salvia Root: Is used to V agitation & insomnia. It is used in TCM for menstrual problems as well as treatment of abscesses & complications of febrile illnesses. Although Eastern concepts – it treats deficiencies of kidney & heart yin. It should not be used in pregnancy & may interact with anti-coagulants / Warfarin. I do not have formal training in use of Chinese herbals – so I can not advise on effectiveness ...Read more

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What are the benefits of a chinese medicine practitioner?

What are the benefits of a chinese medicine practitioner?

Many: Dear sophia, although I do not practice chinese medicine, I refer patients to such consultants all the time. Western medicine looks for a direct cause and effect relationship. Chinese medicine looks for much more subtle imbalances. I have seen impressive results with asthma, allergies, dermatitis, amongst many other conditions. It is very helpful for a variety of chronic conditions. Pejman k. ...Read more

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Can traditional medicine in china cure azoospermia?

Can traditional medicine in china cure azoospermia?

No proof it does: I have never seen any proof or evidence anywhere to support this claim, so I say "no"; possibly a Chinese or alternative medicine doctor would give you a different opinion. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Where can I read about ancient chinese medicine phytotherapy?

Where can I read about ancient chinese medicine phytotherapy?

Chinese Medicine: Chinese herbs are given in the context of traditional chinese medicine. It's important to consider them a part of a whole system of care. A couple of resources to get you started include an article: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1071750/ and a web site: http://nccam. Nih. Gov/health/whatiscam/chinesemed. Htm. ...Read more

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It's possible that (genuine) chinese medicine really help you lose weight?

It's possible that (genuine) chinese medicine really help you lose weight?

YES: But you need to research it a little on line. They were masters of how our body/brain works when they embraced the philosophy called tao (pronounced tau). ...Read more

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What is the chinese medicine procedure where things are scraped across your skin?

What is the chinese medicine procedure where things are scraped across your skin?

Gua Sha: The chinese medical practice of providing repeated pressure strokes over the skin typically using a smooth edge is called gua sha. It is used to treat numerous ailments such as fever, fatigue, headache, musculoskeletal injuries, cough, digestive disorders, and more. It is also commonly referred to as "spooning" or "coining". I spent a month in china and witnessed many alternative therapies. ...Read more

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Does traditional chinese medicine cure raynaud's?

Does traditional chinese medicine cure raynaud's?

No cure but may help: There is not a cure, but some research shows that gingko biloba decreases the number of raynaud's vasospasm attacks. Gingko has vasodilator effects. Like other non-fda-regulated medicines, traditional chinese meds are of uncertain purity, composition, strength, etc... Traditional chinese ideas of avoiding cold drinks, cold foods, cold temperatures, wetness from rain or snow, etc... Can be helpful. ...Read more

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What is your view on chiropractic medicine? Do you think it works? Why?

Helps for back pain: Multiple studies have demonstrated that spinal manipulation for low back pain, both acute and chronic, is helpful. It was more effective than medication and at least as helpful as massage or physical therapy. Most back pain gets better regardless but chiropractic care is a technique to hasten pain recovery & improve function. Spinal manipulation may alter pain perception and improve mobility. ...Read more

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Are there any benefits to chinese herbal medicine?

Yes: Both Western medications & Traditional Chinese Medicines can be beneficial. You must be cautious about what you use however. I try to be aware if I am taking a TCM medication that utilizes a rare or endangered species (like rhino horn or rare sea horses). Sometimes can contain contaminants (such as mercury in shark). ...Read more

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Which chinese medicine help decrease food sensitive?

Which chinese medicine help decrease food sensitive?

Perhaps: Chinese medicine has been around a long, long time; and before the advent of modern medicine was of great help to many persons. Herbal and other naturally occurring medicines are the roots of many modern medicines. As to food sensitivity, I do not know. Chinese medicine should be fine, but check with your md to see if there are any specific contra-indications to what you are being given. ...Read more

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Is traditional chinese medicine effective compared to regular medicine?

Depends: Chinese medicine can be an effective treatment for many things. For certain health issues it may be more effective, for others it may be equal but with differing side effects, and for still others western medicine may be more effective. ...Read more

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Can you tell me something about chinese medicine danshen, is it really effective chinese medicine?

Dan Shen/Salvia Root: Is used to V agitation & insomnia. It is used in TCM for menstrual problems as well as treatment of abscesses & complications from febrile illnesses. Although Eastern concepts– it treats deficiencies of kidney & heart yin. It should not be used in pregnancy & may interact with anti-coagulants / Warfarin. I do not have formal training in use of Chinese herbals – so I can not advise on effectiveness ...Read more

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Can chinese medicine for chronic prostatitis work?

Can chinese medicine for chronic prostatitis work?

Prostatitis: There are chinese formulas for prostatitis but I've had a better clinical response from a western natural supplement formula called prostathera. This is available through natural and conventional docs. ...Read more