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Posts tagged with ‘Immunity’

  • 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!

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    Eastern vs Western Perspective: Do Herbs Actually Boost Your Immunity?

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    While both Eastern and Western medicine utilize herbs, they have a slightly different approach and philosophy behind them. Immune-boosting herbs have an exceptional role in fighting off sickness, preventing illness in the first place, and creating an overall sense of well-being, but how do herbs actually boost your immune system? Do they work as well as what TCM suggests? What herbs should you stockpile or run from? Learn more…

  • Signs Of Low Immunity In Eastern Medicine

    4 Surprising Signs Your Immunity Is Low 

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    People usually figure out their immunity is low when it’s too late. Check out these signs to see if your immune system is prepped to keep you healthy

  • Staying Safe & Sane During Covid - Toilet Paper

    Dreading Another COVID Lockdown? Here’s How To Stay Sane and Healthy

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    Remember during the first COVID shutdown when everyone was watching Tiger King and making banana bread? With COVID-19 rates rising, another shutdown is looking more and more likely. Of course, it depends on where you live, but most cities and large towns will probably be facing another round of self-quarantine for up to 6 weeks. Here are a few tips and tricks to get through another quarantine without befriending your volleyball a la Tom Hanks in Castaway.

  • Cold Air And Illness in Eastern Medicine

    Was Mom Right? Can You Get Sick Just From Being Cold?

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    When you were a kid, did your mom ever tell you to bundle up before you go outside in the winter so you don’t catch a cold? Ours did! But does this old wives tale have any truth behind it? Turns out, it depends who you ask. In Western medicine, when it comes to the cold and flu, germs make you sick, not the weather (The germ theory). But, while cold weather may not directly cause you to get sick, there’s evidence that it might make it easier for you to come down with the sniffles.

  • Immunity In Covid

    How Big Of A Role Does Immunity Play in Coronaland?

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    We’ve all heard, read, and seen more about COVID-19 than many of us would have ever wanted to. But as cases continue to rise, many are asking “Is there anything I can do to prevent catching it?!” One of the answers to fighting the daily battle of life in Coronaland can be found in boosting your body’s natural immunity.

  • Fingernails in Eastern Medicine

    What Your Nails Say About Your Health According to Traditional Chinese Medicine

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    What can you tell about someone from their nails? To most people in the west, you can’t tell much other than the fact that someone just got a manicure, but in Eastern medicine, a person’s nails speak volumes. Eyes might be the windows into the soul, but nails could be the windows into your health!

  • 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.

  • Both Broth In Eastern Medicine

    Why Bone Broth Should Be Your Fall Go To

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    With crisp, autumn weather moving in soon, it’s the perfect time to add a healthy dose of bone broth to your diet. You may have heard about bone broth as it’s gained more popularity in the states, but did you know it’s been a source of healing and great nutritional benefits for eons? Seriously, Chinese Traditional Medicine dates way back. In fact, the first written records date back so far, you’ll be amazed—we’re talking to the third century B.C./B.C.E.

  • Sleep in Eastern Medicine

    The Nasty, Lesser Known Ways Lack of Sleep Affects You

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    Do you wake up on the wrong side of the bed often? Then you’re probably not getting enough shuteye. If you’re used to getting by with minimal sleep, it’s time to change that! Quality sleep is beneficial for your overall health and well-being. Read on to learn some eye-opening facts about sleep and what you can do to restore restfulness back to your life. 

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