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The brain, like any other body part, gets old. However, not all brains age the same way. For example, women’s brains may age more slowly than men’s. That is the finding of a U. S. study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Researchers there wanted to find out how the brain […]

Dyspnea

On April 13, 2019

Dyspnea is characterized by difficult breathing. A person with dyspnea syndrome may exhibit breathing with an open mouth and raised shoulders. There may be increased difficulty breathing in a reclined

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Inflammation is at the root of most diseases, and many people aren’t aware that the gut is the biggest potential source of inflammation in the body. Think of chronic inflammation as a smoldering fire that takes time to put out and your poor gut health as the lighter that sparks the flames of that inflammation. […]
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A Essence (Jing), Qi and spirit (Shen): Three treasures of human body in Chinese medicine. Essence consists of two parts: congenital essence from one’s parents and acquired essence from nutrients of water and grains. Qi is the essential substance and driving force of life activities. Spirit is the external manifestation of mental activities, consciousness and […]

Healthy snacks in Japan

On September 17, 2018

If you want to learn how to live longer, look at the people of Okinawa, a string of islands insouth-western Japan. Raised on a diet of fish and soyabeans, their life expectancy is among the highest o

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6 Ways to Sickness

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On September 5, 2018
Previous articles covered the 5 Internal Organs and their responsibilities in maintaining wellbeing. The Kidney, Liver, Heart, Spleen, and Lungs all have specific duties to perform. They also have intricate and complex relations with each other to help achieve harmony and a Yin Yang balance. Even so, if one of the 6 environmental Qi becomes […]

Your Lungs. Explained.

On September 5, 2018

This is the fifth and final part of the general introductory series to the five main organ systems (5 elements) in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). As we move into Autumn we are entering into the L

Qi. Explained.

On September 4, 2018

TCM Theory Qi (Chinese: 氣), pronounced “chee”, mostly means energy. Qi is the energy of the body, of the meridians, of food, and of the universe. While it may seem lost in translation, i

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