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By Jen-Hwey Chiu MD, PhD (auth.), Yuan-Chi Lin, Eric Shen-Zen Hsu (eds.)

Acupuncture for ache Management is meant because the top-rated source for studying the basics of the artwork of scientific acupuncture. Edited through most sensible ache medication experts at Harvard and UCLA, and in response to their well known annual workshop on the American Society for Anesthesiologists, the ebook is definitely the right synthesis of Western and chinese language medication. Anesthesiologists, soreness drugs experts, fundamental care physicians, osteopaths, neurologists, psychiatrists, actual drugs and rehabilitation experts, and different health and wellbeing pros trying to upload acupuncture to their repertoire will enjoy the concise and functional strategy of the booklet.

  • Each person meridian mentioned in detail
  • Acupuncture for 25 scientific stipulations, together with headache, menstrual soreness, low again ache, insomnia, and more
  • Aimed at acupuncturists in addition to practitioners who are looking to upload acupuncture to their scientific armamentarium

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2 Basic Theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine 41 Conversely, excessive inactivity damages the flow of qi and blood and, over time, causes damage to the spleen and stomach, leading to generalized qi deficiency and the presence of dampness and phlegm, as in obesity. Excessive Sexual Activity: A subjective condition to define, what constitutes “excessive” sexual activity is entirely dependent on the person’s lifestyle, age, and current situation. Young, healthy individuals can certainly engage in sexual activity more often and intensely than old, frail ones.

Furthermore, the kidney in TCM is the seat of the “Fire of the Gate of Vitality,” that is, the original source of the motive force that propels all the body’s functions. As such, it is said to be “the source of the original ( yuan) yin and yang” of the body, in charge of providing the other organs with the resources to perform their proper functions. It is considered to be in charge of the functions of growth, development, and reproduction, as well as assisting the lungs in inhalation. In addition to the bones, the marrow and the brain are associated with the kidney.

By the same token, emotions may also worsen a preexisting disease through their alteration of the qi dynamic. For example, a patient with hypertension (a disease caused by excessive rising of liver yang due to deficiency of both kidney and liver yin) may suffer from sudden coma or syncope, or even paralysis, after an incident of sudden and violent rage. This is because the liver is readily affected by anger, and sudden anger will induce rising of liver yang. , instead of the emotions causing disease, an organic disturbance may cause alteration of the emotions.

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