Traditional Practices

Curing humped/ hunched back with martial arts

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This was published in the book “The Mystery of Longevity” written by Dr Liu Zhengcai. In the book, he had documented lifestyle practices by centenarians in China. Imagine there was no gym or any modern facilities in China or anywhere else about 100 years ago. And yet, people still lived long and healthy lives. In [...]

Chicken essence, acupuncture and kidney failure

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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 [...]

Taiji Wheel- good for frozen shoulders

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This taiji wheel can be found in some of the parks locally. Quite interesting on the benefits written on the equipment: It helps to develop strength of muscle around the shoulder region, improving the flexibility and agility of shoulder joints, elbows, wrist and strengthening cardiac and pheumonic functions. Good for healing frozen shoulders, functional hindrances [...]

Relief pain in the stomach, left or right side of the abdomen

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Do you find yourself having chronic pains in your abdomen area, like areas of stomach or the left/right abdomen area?  There is a simple stomach rubbing exercise adopted for thousands of years that is so simple and yet effective. It is taught in the book The Chinese System of Self Healing by Dr Stephen Chang. [...]

Stick to one method of healing- for too many may cause conflict

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When you are trying to learn healing, you may do research on various methods and attempt to try out each method first to find one that you may have the natural aptitude or affinity in.  Then you would eventually need to find the method that you would like to focus and settle with. And then [...]

Personal experience- mysterious illness during Hungry Ghost festival

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I’ve decided to share this childhood story as I have been reading numerous articles on the Hungry Ghost Festival. A strange illness that I had when I was a teenager had played a role in shaping me to be the person I am today. When I was 15 years old, my mom sent me for [...]

Tui Na and Bamboo stick beating to clear pain in Singapore

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Update: It is with deep regret to announce that Uncle San has already retired after in this profession for decades. A friend who previously visited Uncle San due to his mother’s leg is very painful is finding wet acupping (bekam) to be very helpful. I myself have tried it and you may read about my [...]

Too much sex and thinking about sex drains you of vital life energy

Too much sex and thinking about sex drains you of vital life energy

In today’s society, everyone wants to be sexually attractive and the commercial industry generates billions of income by ensuring this message is being driven into the minds of the consumer. That being thin and desirable would make a person happy. Websites offering ‘Aunt Agony’ columns generally advocate the more sex a couple have, the better. If having [...]

Knee beating with bamboo stick to clear blockages and reduce pain

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When I was down in Singapore, I had the chance to witness ….and being on the receiving end of a beating by a Chinese traditional healer using fine bamboo strips. Before the beating is done, the healer who first press on a few acupressure points to determine the cause of the problem. He would then [...]