Is there any cure for colds or the flu? The answer is “yes” if you are
asking this question from an authentic Chinese Medicine practitioner.
Thousands of years ago, Chinese medicine already knew how to effectively treat
colds and the flu. I would tend to believe that most Western medicine doctors
would tell you “no” and say there is no cure for colds and the flu. They will
tell you that only thing you can do is to rest and drink more fluids. Some
people may take some over-the-counter drugs like acetaminophen and ibuprofen
to reduce the uncomfortable symptoms such as headache, body aching, and sore
Using functional magnetic resonance imaging
(fMRI), researchers have captured pictures of the brain while patients
experienced a pain stimulus with and without acupuncture to determine
acupuncture's effect on how the brain processes pain. Results of the study,
which the researchers say suggest the effectiveness of acupuncture, were
presented November 30 at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of
North America (RSNA). More...
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in ten
Americans suffers from depression. Deep sadness and even hopelessness may
overwhelm the body, and lead to many symptoms including exhaustion, insomnia
and even physical pain.
Q:I notice that my hands and feet are usually much colder than the rest of my body.
In which ways can I improve my circulation, perhaps even thin my blood?
A: Your situation may not be as directly
related to the viscosity of your blood as the state of your vital Qi (Chi). You may also
have blood deficiency, such as anemia. I would first check to ensure that you are not
suffering from anemia. Once you have ruled that out, check to ensure you are not suffering
from a more severe pathology called Raynaud’s syndrome.More...
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