Traditional Chinese Medicine

Winter is Kidney Time

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In Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM, the organ that corresponds to the season of winter is the kidneys. The paired kidneys are part of the urinary tract. The urinary tract also consists of ureters, the bladder & the urethra, connecting the bladder to the outside.

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TCM Diagnostic Patterns

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TCM utilises a different language to describe imbalances in the body & mind. A western medical doctor may diagnose as insomnia, for example, a TCM practitioner might diagnose as Yin Deficiency or Blood deficiency with heat harassing the heart causing shen disturbance.

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