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Recurrent Vomiting and Gao Liang Jia

Given its highly individualized nature, recurrent vomiting can be difficult to treat. A reliable therapy in Chinese medicine is Gao Liang Jiang, which is used to resolve vomiting in patients due to cold in the stomach or spleen. What Can Cause Recurrent Vomiting?  In Chinese (and western) medicine, there can be many causes of recurrent […]

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Chronic Cough and Jie Geng Tang

In Chinese medicine, a chronic cough is the result of the lungs’ qi moving upward, a disruption in what’s considered healthy. When the lungs are functioning properly, the body’s life energy (qi) is “descended,” or directed down through the lungs. If this flow is blocked or reversed, it manifests as a cough. Practitioners therefore target

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How Hua Shi Can Help with UTIs

In Chinese medicine, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are considered a seasonal condition that are more common during the summer. Increased dampness and heat in the environment could be the reason behind this. However, Chinese medicinal herbs, including Hua Shi, can be used to treat UTIs and offset the effects of increased heat and dampness. Causes

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Antiphospholipid Syndrome and E Zhu

Antiphospholipid syndrome is a rare autoimmune condition in which the immune system creates antibodies that attack the body’s own tissues. Specifically, they target proteins on the outside of cells, causing a wide variety of symptoms, including some that can be fatal. Chinese medicine considers the condition to be the result of blood stagnation, which is

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Colon Polyps, E Zhu and San Leng

Colon Polyps, E Zhu and San Leng Colon polyps are abnormal growths in the colon that may or may not eventually develop into cancer. For the majority of patients, colon polyps are benign and cause no symptoms, but your physician will likely recommend a biopsy to verify this. In Chinese medicine, colon polyps may be

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Anger Management, E Jiao and Huang Lian

Anger Management, E Jiao and Huang Lian In western medicine, anger management focuses on the patient’s psychological state when recommending treatment. In this way, allopathic medicine considers anger and other emotions to be a matter of the mind only. Chinese medicine has a different perspective. When addressing anger and other negative emotional states, practitioners treat

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