Candida

Health Issues/Symptoms Connections

"Candida" Issue / Symptom Connections

Below you will find various relationships to, and potential clinical treatment approaches for candida.

Content Related to Candida

It is critical to appreciate that in Chinese Medicine, treatment for "candida" is rarely focused on the symptoms exclusively. Alternatively, a practitioner is looking at the factors that led to the development of "candida" - i.e. the "cause(s)".

For non-practitioners, we recommend reading treating the "cause" and not the "symptoms" for more on the overall approach and the importance of the TCM diagnostic system in formulating treatment approaches.

Some acupuncture points are considered "empirically" related to a specific condition or diagnostic pattern. While this would rarely, if ever, dictate the entire composition of a treatment, the following point should be considered, possibly even more so within the context of acupressure:

  • View SP 9 (Yin Mound Spring)

        On the lower border of the medial condyle of the tibia in the depression posterior and inferior to the medial condyle o…

        He Sea point - drains dampness (generally through urination), LV 8 will drain damp from the genital region and SP 9 will drain damp from the lower warmer. Chronic yeast infections, candida. Damp Bi, Medial Knee Pain. Issues involving da…

The Tom Tam/Tong Ren Therapy system can be applied via energy healing/medical qi gong methods as well as an acupuncture component. The acupuncture aspect is generally utilized in combination with more standard TCM diagnostic approaches.

For the specific points/areas that would generally be utilized in someone experiencing "candida", please read "Tam Healing and Tong Ren Therapy for Candida ".

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