Cardiovascular Issues

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The coronavirus is currently appearing in the US and has spread well throughout large parts of the world. As time has passed since the first cases in China, we are starting to see the viability and effectiveness of a variety of western and eastern treatment options. As with many diseases and imbala…

While far from a universal application, the Chinese Herbal Formula liu wei di huang wan plays an important role for aiding a range of pre and post menopausal issues in many patients. Estrogen deficiency, post-menopause, forms the backgroup of most of the common issues a woman may experience such as…

Our body needs to keep a strong balance between helpful antioxidants, such as those found in plant based whole foods diets, and free radicals which have far more potential for damage. The body experiences "oxidative stress" when the balance of antioxidant activity is too low in relation to the acti…

Statistically there is one person every 3 seconds, somewhere in the world, that develops dementia. There are currently around 50 million people world-wide which are in various stages of memory impairment and this number is currently expected to double every 20 years. There are, of course, a host of…

Tinnitus is the perception of ringing and/or sounds in the ear.  The severity can range from mildly annoying to disabling.  It affects over 340 million people worldwide and appears to be increasing for a not entirely clear set of reasons.  Military personnel, factory workers, and others with noise…

Approximately 1 out of every 15 Americans are likely to have sleep apnea.  This amounts to roughly 14 million Americans.  In western countries generally, rates are approximately 2% of women and 4% of men ( 1 ).  Other Asian countries do not have well researched statistics, although what is availab…

Chinese Medicine is used for a wide range of cardiovascular issues including hypertension, high cholesterol and others that are increasingly common in modern times.  Cardiac fibrosis, about which we will discuss today, is an abnormal thickening of the heart valves.  Cardiac fibrosis can be both a …

This exploration of the heart system is the third in a series demystifying Chinese Medicine Theory for Patients and the General Public. As we learned previously in the Liver and Kidney system articles, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) provides us with unique and illustrative ways of looking at ou…

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