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Treatment for unexplained dizziness or vertigo in women

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Few months ago, my friend has to rush back from work to send her mother to the emergency room. Her mom had very bad case of dizziness and literally collapsed on the floor, with difficulty to get up.

They spent a few hours in the hospital undergoing tests and scans. The doctors could not find any serious medical condition in her mother. She was given medication that was similar to treat travel sickness and was sent home. Eventually she turned to traditional treatment and have not had vertigo since.

Traditional Chinese medicine cured a child with skin disease

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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 first experience with Acupuncture- very effective

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Like many people, I too dislike the needle. I get a bit nervous when the needle used to take blood, or by the dentist to inject the painkiller before pulling out my tooth. I would like to share my first time experience of undergoing acupuncture treatment with you. Would it be painful when acupuncture needles [...]

Why do you get skin rashes and allergies after drinking coffee/ alcohol

Why do you get skin rashes and allergies after drinking coffee/ alcohol

Coffee and liquor both have heating effect in the body. Especially when we are stressed out, drinking coffee or alcohol can trigger the secretion of adrenaline in which can manifest the emotions that we are feeling. How does this relates to skin infection or rashes. Why do some people find their skin having more rashes on days [...]

How to stop being angry, stressed, defensive and sensitive

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Do you find your buttons being pushed all the time? Do you feel the world is out against you and you are all alone trying to defend your choices, priorities and opinion? And do you mull over hurtful words of others and take it so personally? For those of us who made any choices to [...]

Stomach Pain/Spasms- Due to excessive wind element

Stomach Pain/Spasms- Due to excessive wind element

If you suffer from the following: sudden sharp pain deep (like a inner area behind your belly button) in your stomach stomach is also experiencing spasms vomiting and diarrhea at the same time. When you go to the toilet, the pain is so bad that you do not know which to do first- vomit or [...]

Yin & Yang- achieving a balance

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Today, I watched an interesting show from DH&H channel. The host was introducing macrobiotics food. At the same time, she mentioned that she had studied about yin and yang food and the tendency of our bodies to need to achieve a balance. I cannot remember which is which: sugar is yin & salt is yang [...]