Chinese massotherapy is a frontline therapy for gastrointestinal disorders. Used in combination
with healthy eating habits, regular exercise, and herbal remedies, it provides relief for indigestion,
constipation, IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and many other conditions that affect the stomach and
Babies are much more likely to enjoy eating foods their mothers ate while breastfeeding.
Babies actually begin developing a taste for certain foods while feeding on breast milk. Flavors from a
motherís diet can be found in her breast milk and babies are actually able to detect these flavors while
There is a saying that goes "use a carrot instead of a whip."
The carrot must have some effective value considering even recalcitrant horses and mules become obedient
when they are given carrots. If they are yang animals, why do they prefer yang food? Donkeys and mules
enjoy carrots most because they are yin-dominated. A prime example is when these animals would come by a
carrot field and not move on until they receive carrots from their masters.
Q:I suffer from major stomach and digestive problems; my symptoms
include bloating, gas, nausea, as well as pain in the intestinal area. I have been to several doctors
and they have reached different conclusions, from irritable bowel (IB) syndrome to diverticulitis.
What is the best thing for me, and what type of diet should I follow?
A: The symptoms you have described are inclusive of both
IB and diverticulitis. I would recommend you schedule a colonoscopy to identify the correct
problem. From a traditional Chinese medicine perspective, digestive disorders such as these
are a combination of "damp heat in the intestines" and Qi stagnation. More...
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