22, 2004 began the new Chinese Year of the
Monkey. Itís also the year 4702 of the Reign of
the Yellow Emperor. According to the Chinese
almanac, 2004 is a year of Metal and Wood
energies. It conjures up a picture of a large
but rotting tree with a sharp ax chopping away
at its roots. The conflict between the two
energies will eventually result in the falling
of the tree and clearing the way for a new cycle
to begin. More...
Qin Bowei was
one of the most respected physicians in China in the twentieth century. He was
not only a clinician, but a writer and teacher as well. He wrote extensively
about Chinese medicine and founded a number of TCM schools throughout China. He
was a political activist when it came to the perpetuation of TCM during the
Guomintang regime, a time when TCM was under scrutiny and repression.
Uterine fibroids are solid muscle
tissue growths in the uterus. They are also called fibroid tumors, myomas, or
leiomyomas. Fibroids occur so frequently (in up to half of all women over forty)
that they could be considered a normal irregularity. The occasional fibroid can
become enormous (medical literature reports one that was 100 pounds!), but the
majority (80%) remain as small as a walnut. More...
Should you ever experience pain after a treatment?
Moldenhauer D.Ac, L.Ac writes: The Eskimo people have about seven different
words to describe the many
formations of snow in their
environment. Traditional Chinese
Medicine shares this phenomenon in
regards to the concept of pain...