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Posts tagged with ‘Acupuncture’

  • Eastern Medicine For Pets

    Eastern Medicine For Four-Legged Friends: Does It Work?

    in General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    Have western veterinarian methods led to a dead end for your four legged friend? Believe it or not, Eastern medicine might be able to help. The health wisdom from Traditional Chinese Medicine can help everyone in your family, possibly even including your pets.There’s not much research on it yet, but plenty of holistic veterinarians and adventurous pet owners can testify to the fact that TCM treatments like acupuncture and herbal remedies make a big difference for their dogs and cats. Read on to learn more!

  • Crohns in Eastern Medicine

    How to Control Crohn’s With TCM

    in Condition Related, TCM / / 0 comments

    Did you know that nearly 800,000 Americans struggle with the painful inflammatory bowel disease known as Crohn’s disease? Despite the large number of people with Crohn’s, little is known about it in the western medical world. Researchers and doctors don’t know why it happens, who will get it, or how to manage the symptoms. Though it’s been around for at least 30 years, there still is no cure. Like western medicine, Eastern medicine traditions like Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda don’t have a cure for Crohn’s. But these medical practices, sometimes called Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) do offer some ways to manage symptoms, ease pain, and encourage remission of this unpleasant chronic disease. Read on to learn more.

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine - Acupuncture

    What To Expect During Your First Visit To A TCM Practitioner

    in General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    Ok, so you’ve scheduled your appointment with a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctor – now what? Whether you’re going in just for a preventative check-up or because you’re not feeling well, it can be a little nerve-wracking if you don’t know what to expect. A visit to the TCM practitioner isn’t exactly like going to see a western medical professional. From the examination to the diagnosis and more, here’s what you can expect on your first visit to a TCM practitioner.

  • Virtual Acupuncture

    Virtual Acupuncture Appointment? Here’s Why It Makes More Sense Than You’d Think

    in General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    At a time when nearly everything can be virtual, from concerts to doctor’s appointments, it still might seem far-fetched to schedule a virtual visit to an acupuncturist. After all, the service they’e most well-known for has to be performed in person. That said, virtual acupuncture appointments aren’t as crazy as they sound. In fact, acupuncture is about way more than just needles. So even if you can’t get to your acupuncturist’s office during COVID, there’s no need to worry. You can still get plenty of the benefits from acupuncture without ever leaving your living room. Here’s how.

  • Chronic Conditions Eastern Medicine

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

    in AutoImmune, Condition Related, TCM / / 0 comments

    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

    in Condition Related, TCM / / 0 comments

    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.

  • Moxibustion

    Love Acupuncture? Here Are 3 Other Eastern Medicine Practices To Try

    in TCM / / 0 comments

    Ok, so you’re no newbie to Eastern medicine. Maybe you were the first one of your friends to get into yoga, or you love your weekly acupuncture appointments. You’ve got a meditation app on your phone and a gua sha stone on your bathroom shelf. So what’s the next step? What should Eastern medicine practice should you try next? Whether you’ve never heard of them before or if you’ve been considering one or more of them, we’re breaking down Pranayama, Cupping and Moxibustion.

  • Spring Allergy Treatment with Eastern Medicine

    3 Ways To Ease Your Allergies With Eastern Medicine

    in Condition Related, Seasonal, TCM / / 0 comments

    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.

  • Eastern and Western Medicine Approaches to Gut Issues

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

    in Condition Related, TCM / / 0 comments

    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.

  • Self Care - Eastern Medicine and Global Options

    Going Global: How To Do Self Care Like A Global Citizen

    in Beauty, General Wellness, TCM, wellness / / 0 comments

    Let’s face it–after 2020, we all need and deserve a little extra DIY TLC. And if you’re like us, seeing your friends, visiting family, and going to restaurants without stressing over 6 feet aren’t the only things you’re missing. For those of us who consider ourselves globetrotters, this pandemic has taken away one of our favorite pastimes–traveling. So we put this list together so you can do some much-needed self care while taking inspiration from some of our favorite destinations around the globe.

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