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Drink a glass of hot water-in the morning and after a bath

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Each morning, as you get up from bed, have a habit to drink a glass of hot (not boiling hot but as hot as you can swallow without burning your throat) or at lease a glass of warm water…. on an empty stomach before you brush your teeth. Drink it slowly, by sips if you [...]

A Night Owl’s Guide to Exercising in the Morning

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There are many people who are night owls by nature- or I would say by habit or preference. It is only at night time or the few hours past midnight that the night owl finds it most inspiring to work on ideas. Or they stay up for the sheer love of it. Unfortunately, the world [...]

Why People Get Arthritis

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Chinese Traditional medicine implicates that arthritis is caused by element imbalance- normally too much of ‘damp’ and ‘wind’ in the body resulting in blockages on the chi channel. As one ages and the immune system is not as strong and roboust as it used to be, these chronic blockages will result in pain. If you [...]

Relieve Knee Numbness/ Pain with Hot Water Bottle

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In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the cause of the pain is almost always from elsewhere. This post is written from the recommendation of my healer friend which I had tried and I had found some relief. It may not work for everyone. If your legs goes numb easily and you suffer from knee pain when the weather [...]

Hot Water Bottle for Cold Limbs

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There is a simple home remedy that I have recently tried and find to be very useful in relieving ‘cold’ or numb limbs. My healer friend had spoken to me about this method but I’ve never had time to try it out. Then, the days prior to Chinese New Year, I was so busy cleaning [...]