Posts tagged with ‘Pain’

  • Swap Western Pills for Eastern Medicine

    4 Easy Eastern Swaps For Western OTC Medications

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    Whether you have a headache from partying too much the night before, you’re stuffy from a cold, or you’re doubled over with period cramps, it seems like there’s an over-the-counter medication you can take for almost everything. But sometimes, these OTC meds aren’t the best solution to our problems. If you’re looking for a more natural way to deal with everyday problems like headaches, heartburn, congestion or period pains, Eastern medicine has got you covered. Here’s 4 easy swaps for western meds from TCM and Ayurveda.

  • Inflammation in Eastern Medicine

    4 Secret Signs of Inflammation And How To Fix It

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    Inflammation is like the boogeyman. It’s absolutely everywhere, showing up as a symptom for everything from depression to osteoarthritis. But unlike some other symptoms, inflammation is invisible. You can suffer from it for years without even knowing! Fortunately, we’re sharing how to recognize inflammation’s subtlest signs, and how to help make the pain go away with some tips and tricks from Eastern medicine.

  • Arthritis Treatments In Eastern Medicine

    What To Know About Arthritis and TCM: Symptoms, Diagnoses, and Treatments

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    Feeling achy and stiff? Maybe you have a wonky knee that acts up when it’s raining, or your wrist tends to hurt when you’ve been typing all day. If you’re familiar with arthritis, then you know that western doctors can’t always offer much help. Generally, most Western medical practitioners try to treat arthritis with painkillers, anti-inflammatories, and physical therapy. Luckily, Eastern medicine has been treating arthritis and joint pain for centuries, so it’s a great option for someone looking to work alongside or instead of western treatments.

  • Body Aches in Eastern Medicine

    Body Aches? What Your Body Is Trying To Tell You

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    Growing older means lots of things, and one of those (unfortunate) things is bodily aches and pains. And you might not always know why you’re sore or hurting in a particular spot– sometimes, aches just pop up. But with the body, everything has a reason. Aches and tenderness are your body’s way of telling you that something is up. So when you notice you’re in some pain, make sure to listen, because these are 6 things your body aches are telling you

  • Ayurveda Sleep Remedies

    Struggling With Sleep? Try These 5 Ayurvedic Tips For Better Rest

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    When was the last time you got a good night’s rest? If you can’t quite remember, you’re not alone in your sleeplessness. If your philosophy is that you’ll “sleep when you’re dead,” you might want to rethink your philosophy. When we don’t get enough sleep, it can affect our skin, weight, heart health, and mental health. Getting enough hours of good sleep is key to staying happy and healthy. So whether your quality or quantity of sleep is less than ideal, we have a few gems of wisdom from Ayurveda to help you out.

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine For Pain

    Pain Management with TCM

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    Be it a tension headache after one of those days or that nagging knee pain that keeps creeping in, we all have aches and pains that need addressing. The holistic methodology behind TCM considers not just the physical pain, but also the underlying cause, and the effect is has on your mind and spirit when making diagnoses and designing treatment plans for pain.

  • Tiger Balm

    What is Tiger Balm? Hint, it’s not made of Tigers

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    Allow us to introduce you to Tiger Balm. This herbal remedy is said to be a cure-all ointment. With a powerful, yet distinctly familiar smell (think icy hot), it can relieve aches and pains quickly and it helps rebalance your Qi (pronounced “chee,” but we’ll talk more about that later) with it’s tingling sensations that encourage an increase in blood flow.

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