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Posts tagged with ‘Gut Health’

  • 3 East Asian Herbs You Already Have In Your Pantry (And 3 You Need To Get ASAP)

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    If you’re new to Eastern medicine and traditional Chinese therapy, you might think that the herbs and ingredients used in TCM are weird, unfamiliar, and hard to find in your local supermarket. And for some ingredients, you’d absolutely be right! But a lot of people would be surprised to know that many herbs and ingredients from TCM are probably already in their pantry, let alone their grocery store!

  • Gas & Digestive Issues in Eastern Medicine

    Why Am I So Gassy? Answers From The East and West

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    Let’s face it: gassiness is normal. Sometimes it’s stinky, sometimes it’s loud, but at the end of the day, gassiness, farting, and bloating is a normal thing that all of our bodies do. But sometimes, normal gassiness turns into constant and repeat bloating and discomfort. When that happens, it’s time to figure out what’s making you uncomfortable and how you can fix it. Depending on who you ask, there’s a couple of different answers to this question.

  • Natures and Flavors in Eastern Medicine

    Food As Medicine: The Natures and Flavors of Food According to TCM

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    Food is an incredibly important part of TCM. Some foods can change the levels of Yin and Yang in our bodies, while others can directly stimulate certain organs and bodily systems. Since TCM is all about seeking balance in our bodies and minds, knowing the right foods to eat to shift that balance is key to finding physical and mental harmony.

  • Overthinking Remedies in Eastern Medicine

    Hey Overthinker! Get Rid Of Your Racing Thoughts with Eastern Medicine

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    Let’s face it, overthinking is pretty common. And it’s really hard to deal with! In Western medicine, we give names like “anxiety” and “insomnia” to problems related to racing thoughts and overthinking. But being told that you have insomnia or anxiety doesn’t do much to actually help you with your problem. Eastern medicine approaches things a little differently. Instead of naming the results of your overthinking, Eastern medicine looks at the root problem–your racing thoughts and overactive mind.

  • Eastern Medicine Constipation Treatments

    3 Natural Ways to Fix Constipation with Eastern Medicine–FAST!

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    If you’re reading this, you’re probably constipated right now or have been recently. You’re not alone – 2 out of 10 Americans deal with this tricky situation every year. Normally, most people poop anywhere from a few times a day to a few times a week. There’s no set number of times you should sit on the porcelain throne, because it depends on a lot of different things. So how do you know when you have a pooping problem? When you’re struggling to poop and you notice a big change in your number of visits to the restroom, that’s an indication that something isn’t right.

  • The Gut And Eastern Medicine

    Why Your Gut Impacts WAY More Than You Think

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    In the West, it’s a common practice to treat all your symptoms and ailments with prescription and over-the-counter drugs. That’s all well and good, but now, health communities and medical experts are shifting their focus to gut health. Why? Because experts are discovering more and more just how closely your gastrointestinal (GI) tract — or “gut” — is tied to your overall health.

  • IBS and Eastern Medicine

    IBS: The Eastern Medicine Approach

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    If you’re one of the 10 to 15% of Americans suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), or you think you’re experiencing symptoms, then you’re probably well aware that there’s no surefire cure. But that doesn’t mean you have to just deal with — there’s a lot you can do to reduce symptoms so you can keep living your life to the fullest.

  • Gut Health In TCM

    TCM & Gut Health

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    It has long been believed by Eastern medicine that there is a real connection between the gut and the rest of the body’s organs, but recent research suggests that certain bacteria found in the gut can affect one’s mental state, leading to mood, cognition and behavioral issues as well. What Traditional Chinese Medicine has known for millennia; Western medicine is just getting on board with.

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