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 […]
In Chinese medicine, problems with sperm motility often originate in the kidneys. The kidneys are a critical organ in men’s health, as practitioners believe it supports energy, motivation, and sexual health/desire. When Chinese medicine practitioners treat male reproductive issues, they frequently target the kidneys. Kidney deficiencies can be the result of deficiencies in other organs.
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
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
Some people have trouble staying warm, even when their core temperature reads normally. Patients that feel a chill in their interior or extremities cannot be easily explained by western medicine, but Chinese medicine considers this to be a sign of a Yang deficiency. Anyone that suffers with consistently feeling cold may benefit from Fu Zi
Night sweats aren’t easily explained by western medicine, as there are many conditions that can cause them. Menopause, tuberculosis, and some types of cancer are just three examples of common causes of night sweats, but sometimes there is no explanation or obvious cause. However, Chinese medicine practitioners consider night sweats an important indicator for health.
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
Frequent Colds and Allergies and Yu Ping Feng San Some people seem to never get over a cold or their allergies. They may experience a constant runny nose, a persistent cough, or recurrent respiratory infections. Whatever the underlying reason, western medicine doesn’t have a clear explanation for why some people seem more susceptible to colds
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
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