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A Beginner’s Guide To Chinese Medicine

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Traditional Chinese Medicine, TCM, can treat many health issues. While Chinese Medicine is well known for pain relief, there is so much more it can do. Improved fertility, digestive disorders, allergies/sinus infections and stress relief, are …

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Learn More About Moxabustion (Moxa)

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Using Moxabustion (Moxa) is a common practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine and a treatment that you may find helpful. In Chicago, where I live with about 2.7 million other people, we get pretty cold in …

Test your knowledge of Chinese Medicine

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1. What is Acupuncture?A. The art of inserting the needle into the haystack.B. Recycling porcupine bits.C. Placing fine needles along the body’s meridians to promote healing.   2. What is Cupping?A. Men’s attempts to protect …

Acupuncture and TCM: Your First Visit

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If Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture are new treatment ideas for you, you may be a bit apprehensive about your first visit to a TCM practitioner. Let me make it easier for you: What to …

Moxabustion (Moxa)

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Using Moxabustion (Moxa) in Traditional Chinese Medicine is a common practice. This technique involves burning the herb known as mugwort a safe distance from the skin to warm an acupuncture point. The Moxa plant, in …