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  • Chronic Conditions Eastern Medicine

    Chronically Ill: The Rise of Chronic Disease and How TCM Fits In

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    We’ve got bad news–chronic illnesses are going up. Across the world and in the US, more and more people are being diagnosed with incurable diseases like asthma, cancer, and diabetes.Thanks to advances in healthcare, we’re living longer. But that also means that we’re facing new issues as we age. Western medicine doesn’t have an answer to chronic illnesses and in many cases they’re considered incurable. So to deal with the symptoms and effects of chronic illness, people are turning to the East.

  • Cold Feet In Eastern Medicine

    Cold Feet? Warm Up With Eastern Medicine

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    If you’ve got cold feet, and it’s not your wedding day, you may just think to throw on a pair of socks and call it a day. That said, if you notice that your feet or your hands (or both) continuously feel cold, something’s got to give! IT can be uncomfortable and even painful at times.Here’s what you need to know about the Eastern and western perspectives on poor circulation and cold extremities so you can warm up.

  • Treating Anxiety in Kids With Eastern Medicine

    Treating Your Child’s Anxiety Naturally

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    This year has been stressful for all of us, and kids and teens are no exception. Separation anxiety and social anxiety in our kids can easily be brushed off as kids being too sensitive or needing to grow out of their attachment. But when kids are worried or anxious all the time, it might be something more.
    It might seem strange, but kids can have anxiety disorders just like adults do. But while an adult might just go to therapy and take prescription meds to help with their problems, it can be harder to find ways to cope with anxious children. Here’s what you need to know about identifying anxiety in your child and finding natural ways to treat it.

  • Eastern Medicine For Anxiety

    Should You Try Eastern Medicine Instead of Anxiety Meds?

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    The COVID-19 pandemic has affected pretty much everything, and mental health issues are no exception. The rate of anxiety and depression has quadrupled in the US during the pandemic! Previously, only about 10% of US adults reported dealing with these issues. Now, that number has skyrocketed up to 40% of the adult population. If you’re one of those 40%, you might be looking for ways to treat and manage your anxiety. Most people turn to prescription meds to help combat feelings of worry and fear along with the physical symptoms of an anxiety disorder. But have you considered other options? Here’s the low-down on how anti-anxiety medications work and whether natural alternatives might be a better option for you.

  • What Your Breath Says About You in Eastern Medicine

    Bad Breath? Here’s What That Says About You, According to Eastern Medicine

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    Let’s face it – everyone has bad breath at one point or another. But most of the time, it’s because you ate your weight in garlic bread or you forgot to brush your teeth one morning. But when bad breath becomes a daily occurrence and you notice that gum and mouthwash don’t fix the problem, it means something is up. Bad breath, officially known as Halitosis, can be caused by a lot of things. Certain foods, smoking cigarettes, not brushing your teeth well enough, and gum disease can all make your breath stink. In Eastern medicine, bad breath can be much more than just a sign that you need to change your electric toothbrush’s batteries. It can be a sign that something else is going on. Here’s what you need to do to say goodbye to bad breath once and for all.

  • Spring Allergy Treatment with Eastern Medicine

    3 Ways To Ease Your Allergies With Eastern Medicine

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    Dreading Spring because the season brings lots of annoying allergy symptoms back into the mix? You’re not alone. As anyone with allergies will tell you, there are no permanent fixes for your allergic reactions–you just have to hope you eventually grow out of it. And if you’re not into OTC allergy meds that make you feel sleepy and loopy, you might feel like you’re out of luck. But that’s where Eastern medicine comes in. Practiced for thousands of years, Eastern medicine traditions like Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda have their own methods for dealing with allergies and helping to soothe your symptoms. Here’s what you need to know.

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    Teen Anxiety Is On The Rise: Here’s How To Treat It Naturally

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    Did you know 7% of kids between the ages of 3 and 17 have been diagnosed with anxiety, according to the CDC? And those numbers keep growing. In fact, a national survey found that there’s been a 20% increase in anxiety diagnoses in the last decade. For comparison, depression rates only went up by 0.2%. That’s why anxiety is the biggest mental health problem that teenagers in the US are facing right now. So what are the causes of this, what should you look out for and how do you help your child or teen through it all? We’re breaking it down.

  • Eastern and Western Medicine Approaches to Gut Issues

    Gut Health Showdown: East Versus West on 3 Common Gut Problems

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    Is your stomach not feeling quite right? Gut problems are notoriously tricky. Often, they can be tough to diagnose, hard to treat, and just plain uncomfortable to have.

    But there’s always more than one way to approach a problem. That’s why we decided to compare Eastern medicine and western medicine when it comes to 3 common gut health issues: acid reflux, constipation, and IBS. Whether you’re coming from an Eastern perspective or a western perspective, this list just might help you find some relief.

  • Eastern Medicine Fixes For Bad Hair Days

    How To Fix Your Bad Hair Days With Eastern Medicine

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    Hate bad hair days? Us, too. If you can’t take another day of having dull, lifeless hair that never seems to grow, you may be tempted to buy a fancy new shampoo or try a trendy hair treatment. But before you do that, give Eastern medicine a chance. For centuries, people in Asia have used traditional knowledge to keep their hair healthy, shiny, and thick. Here are some of the best tips, tricks, and techniques from eastern medicine to ward off bad hair days once and for all.

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