Women’s Health

How Chinese medicine views menopause

What is the Chinese medicine perspective of menopause and how does it diagnose and treat menopause symptoms? Menopause may receive a lot of negative attention, but it is a natural part of a woman’s life. It signals the permanent completion of menstruation (periods) and the end of a woman’s ability to reproduce. Menopause usually occurs between […]

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What is a healthy bowel movement and why is it important?

Many people nowadays pay a lot of attention to the quality of the food that enters their body, but paying attention to how your food leaves your body is equally as important. Bowel diseases are becoming more and more common such as constipation, haemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, polyps and bowel cancer. […]

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Watermelon and urinary tract infections

Watermelon is traditionally a summer fruit that is sweet, juicy and cooling in nature. I remember from my childhood that the local Beijingers would eat watermelon nearly every day to keep their bodies cool and in balance throughout the summer. Traditional Chinese medicine diet therapy recommends watermelon to relieve thirst and cool the body in […]

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What is the underlying cause of my stomach and abdominal bloating?

Many people suffer from stomach and abdominal bloating. Most cases of stomach bloating are not related to overeating and also there are no positive results after western medicine tests are done. Stomach bloating doesn’t only affect the local area but can also influence other parts of the body physically and functionally such as pressing on the lower back, […]

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