chinese medicine

When you feel unwell and the doctors cannot find anything wrong with you

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A friend of mine shared with me that she used to have a number of health problems. When she attempted to treat using Western medicine, the doctors could not find anything wrong with her. She later tried to take Chinese medicine- it helped a little to relief her condition. Because I know her personally, and [...]

The Effect of Coffee on Our Liver (from holistic perspective)

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Even though there are as many studies that claim coffee is good for health, the deeper effects of coffee on our health are often not known. Just like we know that cigarettes are not good for our lungs, many people sort of instinctively know that coffee may not be good for health as some claim [...]

My experience in treating a chill with traditional Chinese medication

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How I came down with the chill One Thursday, it was raining very heavily as I ran out the car to unlock the gate after meeting up with someone. I thought nothing about it as I was often caught in the rain when I was staying in Thailand- since I am the type who rather [...]

Face Bloating & Gaining Weight- Signs of Steroids in Medication

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If someone you know are taking traditional medication- and you noticed that the person seemed to be putting on a lot of weight even though the person did not eat a lot. Or even the action of drinking water seemed to bloat the body up- as if the body is desperate to conserve water. And [...]

Unsafe Prescription of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

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On 2 Sept 08, The Star paper published a letter by a reader pertaining to the bad experience he had on finding treatment using Traditional Chinese Medicine when initially the Western doctors could not help. The story: Unsafe Prescription- an encounter that leaves a bitter taste in the mouth (Speaking Up, Star Two, Tuesday 2 [...]