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When I was taking a course of Chinese medicine herbs, in order for it to be effective, I had to abstain from taking fruits, fried stuff, tea (red tea, teh tarik type) and cold drinks. One day, while chatting with my Indian friend about healing methods, she told me she was aware that when one [...]

My best friend twisted her back as she got up while carrying her baby after bathing him. She was  not sure how the pain came about- one moment she was bathing her baby- and then she carried him up in a sudden quick movement and twisted her back. The pain was severe and my friend [...]

Health Symptom posted by someone: Does anyone know anything about ear problems? My mom has suffered for a month and was not getting better. She has had cold after cold and the pressure is still in her ear. The doctors have given her antibotics,and there is still no improvement. It is driving her nuts it feels like she's [...]

Recently I had fallen sick due to getting caught in just a little rain on Sunday. By Tuesday, felt a bit tired but still okay. However as soon as I had some Milo in the afternoon immediately my body seemed to go haywire. The flu, cough, itchy throat came.  By the time I got home, I slept almost immediately. Next [...]

As a woman approaches menopause, many would consider whether to take hormone replacement therapy or HRT.  There are pros and cons of this therapy which is being debated in Western medicine. Some studies said it led to cancer and some don't. I've came across an insightful writeup by Dr Aihan Kuhn in her book Simple [...]

Just last week I had caught a chill. I started way back the week before- where I did not feel well after downing a strong cup of Starbucks latte at night. Then the day after, which was a Sunday, I got caught in the light rain.  I had felt tired and tried to sweat it [...]

There was a real case told to me by my neighbor- there was an old lady was feeling very tired and fatigued. Her sons, being concerned for her, bought the Brands Essence of Chicken for her. After taking about 3 dozens of the essence everyday for about a month, she suffered from kidney failure. I did [...]

When I visited Popular bookstore, I was happy to see that more books on Chinese medicine, qi imbalances and cures are being translated into English. The books are:  "An Illustrated Guide to Chinese Medicine by Xu Yi Bing"- the book has drawn pictures that explains in simple terms about where Chinese healing methods draw its [...]

Case study: I had nose bleeds when I was little but they stopped about the time of puberty. But a year or so ago the nose bleeds started again.  I don't really have allergies and the nose bleeds don't just happen a certain time in the year.  It has progressed to about two or more times a month. I was [...]

Do you beat yourself up whenever you seemed to have no energy to go through the day and do not feel motivated to do anything? In the morning, you find it hard to tear yourself from your pillow and you feel tired after lunch and exhausted as you rush through the traffic jam to get [...]

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