From a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) perspective, ghosts can invade & cause mental illness. I believe this, having worked in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation for 2 years and knowing drug addicts. This was an artcie I wrote to discuss on a radio program.
Read more: Ghost Invasion Acupuncture & Addiction
Acupuncture is increasingly being used to treat problems of chemical dependency. Individuals addicted to opiates who underwent acupuncture anesthesia experienced a substantial reduction in the severity of their withdrawal symptoms.
Read more: Ear Acupuncture for Weight Loss & Smoking Cessation
5 Element theory is the foundation of Chinese disciplines such as feng shui, martial arts & the I Ching (The Book of Changes, a text also Universal in its understanding & representation of the dynamic balance of opposites & the processes of unfolding events & change).
Read more: 5 Element Theory & Chinese Dietary Therapy
In TCM summer corresponds to the heart. According to Chinese medicine, now is the time to focus on the heart & incorporate foods & lifestyle advice that will tonify heart.
Read more: The Heart & Chinese Medicine
The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association NADA auricular acupuncture protocol is used around the world to help people deal with and recover from substance abuse.
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Acupuncture works as well as Effexor, a drug commonly used to combat hot flushes & other menopause symptoms. In fact, the benefits of acupuncture last longer than the effects of Effexor and have no negative side-effects.
Read more: Acupuncture beats drugs to treat hot flushes
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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The use of acupuncture for the treatment of drug and alcohol dependency (Acudetox) is a recent development in the history of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Read more: Auricular Acupuncture Theory & Evolution
"Medicine & food share a common origin", & that food materials can be used to prevent or treat medical disorders. Like medicinal drugs, food items are classified as "heating" or "cooling".
Read more: Traditional Chinese Dietary Therapy
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, in order to treat the eyes, one must treat the liver. Dietary, lifestyle, supplement & herbal medicine advice that can be prescribed to improve nutrient blood flow to the eyes to improve eye health & function.
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The tongue has many relationships & connections in the body, both to the meridians & the internal organs. It is therefore very useful and important during inspection for confirming TCM diagnosis.
Read more: Traditional Chinese Medicine Tongue Diagnosis
The writings on TCM, at that time project back in history over 2000 years. Ancient works are alluded to in the prehistoric period but are now lost as "legendary".
Read more: Origins of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)