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Degenerative Disease and Inflammation Due to Dietary Factors

Borrowing A Western Perspective  TCM as a style of Chinese medicine uses the 4 examinations to gather information from a patient to determine their disease pattern. Often there are 3-4 patterns simultaneously that determine diagnosis and treatment. If any piece of information is ungatherable through the 4 examinations, technically it can not be used to […]

The 6 Stages of Disease

The Shānghán lùn 傷寒論, known as the treatise on cold injury or cold damage disorders, is a Chinese medical text compiled by Zhang Zhongjing 张仲景 around the end of the Han dynasty period. It is one the oldest completed medical books in the world.  The Shānghán lùn has 398 chapters, 113 herbal prescriptions, and is organized […]

An Introduction to Qi

Qin Bo-Wei’s 56 Methods: Hot and cold injure the body. Elation and anger damage the Qi.  Emotions are Qi and all Qi disorders are a result of the 7 emotions.  An informative lecture on the perspectives of 20th century TCM physician-scholar, Qin Bo-Wei on emotion and Qi in this erudite lecture by Jason Blalack. Qin […]

 
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