Health Issues/Symptoms Connections
Below you will find various relationships to the concept of and potential clinical approaches for coronary artery disease. It is critical to appreciate that in Chinese Medicine (and most related systems), treatment for "coronary artery disease" is rarely designed with the resulting "coronary artery disease" exclusively in mind.
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.
Within TCM, "coronary artery disease", is potentially related to the following diagnostic patterns - blood stagnation, heart qi deficiency, heart yang collapse, heart yang deficiency, heart yin deficiency, lung qi deficiency, lung yin deficiency, stomach qi deficiency, stomach yin deficiency among many other possibilities and/or layered combinations.
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 "coronary artery disease", please read "Tam Healing and Tong Ren Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease ".