Infant and maternal mortality was high even as recent as 200 years ago. Yet, the nascent beginnings of documented practices and belief began closer to 2000 years ago. It was important to keep mother and child in environments that remained consistent. One crucial concept remains – that the mother must be kept warm as she … Read moreConfinement Practices and Beliefs
Unresolved Symptoms from Physical Injury Sometimes, after an event that causes physical injury (e.g. a car crash, a motorcycle accident, sports injury), you can have physical symptoms that go beyond the physical trauma. They include: Anxiety, fear Inability to sleep; or incessant fatigue Dizziness, nausea, unstable gait Weight gain These symptoms of trauma are often … Read moreTreatment of Unresolved Symptoms from Physical Injury
After the initial Chicken Pox infection by the Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV), the virus implants itself in the neural ganglia. Herpes Zoster flares up when the dormant VZV is reactivated, usually due to cell-mediated immune deficiency. While Herpes Zoster flares may subside without further issue, Post-Herpetic Neuralgia (PHN) is one of the complications of severe … Read morePost-Herpetic Neuralgia: Will it happen to Me?
Lichen Planus, known in Chinese Medicine as Zi Dian Feng (紫癫风), which means’purple patch wind,’ is a pruritic disease of the skin and mucus membranes that typically occurs in adults, affecting both men and women equally. Lichen Planus can be categorized into common and hypertrophic forms; there are also lichen planus of the mouth, tongue … Read moreLichen Planus: Treatment with Chinese Medicine