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  Macquarie St Clinic of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine - Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine is based on theories of systematic correspondence (such as Yin and Yang, Five Elements etc.) its techniques in DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS are unique to this form of medicine.
TCM should also be considered as a preventative approach to maintain a healthy and trouble free lifestyle.
All AACMA accredited TCM practitioners abide by a strict ethical and hygienic protocol.
www.sydneytcm.com /trad_chinese_medicine.html   (392 words)

 Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine Build Health
TCM is based on the concept of Qi (pronounced chee) which is the life force or vital energy.
Chinese herbal medicine is as ancient as acupuncture and is a major aspect of traditional Chinese medicine.
Chinese herbs are usually combined into formulas containing anywhere from 3 to 20 herbs.
www.somaacupuncture.com /chinese-medicine.html   (1028 words)

 Chinese Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Herbal Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine is well recognized for its remarkable effectiveness in off setting the side effect caused by the toxic and chemical treatment of cancer cases in the western medical system.
In China, Traditional Chinese Medicine is under the administration of State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology.
Traditional Chinese Medicine is defined as a medical science governing the theory and practice of traditional Chinese medicine.
www.chinese-symbols.com /chinese-medicine/chinese-medicine.html   (191 words)

 Traditional Chinese Medicine and Qigong
TCM is well recognized for its remarkable effectiveness in off setting the side effect caused by the toxic and chemical treatment of cancer cases in the western medical system.
TCM is defined as a medical science governing the theory and practice of traditional Chinese medicine.
TCM has been very effective in the treatment of diseases such as cardio-cerebro-vascular, immunogenic, tumors, bone fracture, etc. Scientific research and clinic experiments in TCM are continuously progressing.
www.index-china.com /index-english/TCM-s.html   (757 words)

 Chinese & alternative medicine guide: Traditional Chinese medicine
Traditional Chinese medicine relies heavily on opposites such as yin and yang, yin and yang are found in everything, examples of this are earth and heaven, winter and summer and happiness and sadness.
The first evidence of traditional Chinese medicine dates back to 200 B.C.E where herbal medicine and the practice of acupuncture were recorded, theory, practice, diagnosis and treatment using forms of traditional Chinese medicine have all been recorded and have been refined over centuries to the traditional Chinese medicine which we know today.
Chinese immigrants to the United States began practicing Chinese medicine in the mid 19th century but it wasn’t widely used and recognised until 1971.
www.eatcm.net /traditional-chinese-medicine.htm   (413 words)

 AMFI-Traditional Chinese Medicine Resource Guide
TCM practitioners are trained to view the body, mind, and spirit as one system, as opposed to Western medicine practitioners, who are taught to regard each of these elements as separate.
In contrast to Western medicine's teaching of a separation between the mind and body, TCM views each organ as having particular body and mind functions, as illustrated in the belief that the liver is involved in planning, and in the storage of anger, while the gall bladder is the organ of decision-making.
The ACTCM is a private independent graduate school preparing candidates to enter the practice of traditional Chinese medicine, instilling in graduates the theoretical structures and analytical abilities necessary for continued professional learning through their practice, and providing graduates with an understanding of bioethics and professional responsibilities.
www.amfoundation.org /tcm.htm   (4494 words)

 Traditional Chinese medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a complete medical system that has been used to diagnose, treat, and prevent illnesses for more than 2,000 years.
TCM is based on a belief in yin and yang —defined as opposing energies, such as earth and heaven, winter and summer, and happiness and sadness.
Chinese immigrants had been practicing TCM in the United States since the mid-19th century, but its existence was unknown to most Americans before 1971.
www.umm.edu /altmed/articles/chinese-medicine-000363.htm   (1613 words)

 Traditional Chinese Medicine
A Chuan massage, based on Chinese traditional medicine and acupressure techniques, is an ideal way to unblock these pathways, which in turn helps to restore balance in the body, and relieve any abnormal physiological functions in one or more parts of the internal system.
TCM treatment focuses on regaining this balance, in order to restore normal human physiological function in one or more parts, or the whole internal system.
In the philosophy of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Meridians are the pathway of circulation that carries Qi and blood throughout the body.
www.chuanspa.com /en/journey_traditionalchinesemedicine.shtml   (1514 words)

 Acupuncture [NCCAM Health Information]
Among the major assumptions in TCM are that health is achieved by maintaining the body in a "balanced state" and that disease is due to an internal imbalance of yin and yang.
In traditional Chinese medicine, qi (pronounced "chee") is believed to regulate a person's spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical balance, and to be influenced by the opposing forces of yin and yang.
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM): A whole medical system that was documented in China by the 3rd century B.C. TCM is based on a concept of vital energy, or qi, that is believed to flow throughout the body.
nccam.nih.gov /health/acupuncture   (2310 words)

 Chinese herbs and Chinese herbal formulas based on Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese medicine is a complete medical system that dates back thousands of years, and is regarded as one of the most holistic medicines in the world.
Chinese herbs are combined with several other Chinese herbs to create specific Chinese herbal formulas that safely and effectively treat conditions by re-establishing balance and harmony within the body.
Chinese medicine was shown to be more effective for temperomandibular joint disorders.
www.holisticchineseherbs.com   (366 words)

 September 2005: Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese medicine depends highly on the individual practitioner and the patient.
Traditional Chinese medicine goes back a few thousand years and breast cancer was rare, even a hundred years ago.
The Chinese concept of temperature in food has nothing to do with how hot or cold the food is but what the quality of the food is. Certain foods are considered warm, certain foods are cold, certain foods are hot.
www.breastcancer.org /cmty_trans_2005_09.html   (5831 words)

 Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese herbs and Western herbs therefore offer very different therapeutic approaches to optimum health, which is ultimately what the patient desires.
The lack of standardization in Chinese herbs and the possibility of toxicity when origin of manufacturing is from outside the United States present some of the major disadvantages in dealing with traditional Chinese herbs.
Chinese herbs in such cases are not used as therapeutic modalities but as a general body tonic to reinforce and fortify the rest of the body functions.
www.drlam.com /A3R_brief_in_doc_format/traditionalchinesemedicine.cfm   (2443 words)

 Chi, China, Chicanery: Traditional Chinese Medicine (Skeptical Inquirer September 1995)
Traditional Chinese medicine is thousands of years old and has literally more than a billion satisfied customers.
TCM emphasizes improving bodily harmony and focuses on the growth of Chi energy.
Chinese is, of course, written in Chinese characters and not the Roman alphabet.
www.csicop.org /si/9509/chi.html   (3974 words)

 Traditional Chinese Medicine, Complementary and Alternative Healing University
Many overseas Chinese, especially those of the older generation, still use the old weight, even if the law of their residence countries requires them to use the official weight of those countries.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) includes diagnostics and pharmacology, and use of herbs should be tailored to the individual patient.
Folk medicine, on the other hand, is a compilation of formulae used by the general public to treat certain conditions without reference to a complete system of medicine.
alternativehealing.org /traditional_chinese_medicine.htm   (716 words)

 Traditional Chinese Medicine - Overview - alternativemedicinechannel
Chinese medicine is an ancient medical system based on the Daoist view of a universe where everything is interrelated.
Chinese medicine is designed to promote and maintain health through diet and exercise.
Chinese medicine practitioners view the mind and body as an energetic system that cannot be separated from one another or the universe.
www.alternativemedicinechannel.com /tcm   (1271 words)

 Traditional Chinese Medicine
It is a cousin to another treatment modality in TCM called tui na (literally, pushing and grasping), which is a type of musculo-skeletal manipulation category involving hundreds of techniques.
TCM is a very sophisticated and elaborate way to diagnose what is wrong with a patient, and more importantly, what to do about it.
The whole goal of TCM is to figure out what is out of balance in a person, and through diet and lifestyle changes, the taking of medicine, and where appropriate, acupuncture and /or tui na bring the person back to balance.
www.patrickpurdue.com /ChineseMedicine.html   (480 words)

 Chinese Medicine & Herbs - Articles, News, Information & Much More
Traditional Chinese medicine theory maintains that processes of the human body are interrelated and in constant interaction with the environment.
Traditional Chinese herbal remedies are used for hypertension and other cardiac problems.
As another example, Chinese medicines and herbs are widely used for the treatment of arthritis and Inflammation.
www.chinese-medicine-and-herbs.com   (732 words)

 MotherNature.com - Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the 1940s the Chinese government brought together experts from the various schools and synthesized all of the different ideas and practices into a single system that could be transformed into a network of colleges and hospitals to train practitioners and treat the public.
TCM remains the foundation and center of OM; it is the system that is taught at most OM colleges and is used by most practitioners throughout the world.
Two of the most important parameters assessed during the diagnostic process in TCM are the flow of Qi in the meridians and the balance of Yin and Yang.
www.mothernature.com /Library/Ency/Index.cfm/Id/2961002   (941 words)

 Traditional Chinese Medicine:
(Zhi Ya) are the most well-known of all traditional Chinese methods of healthcare in the west.
For authentic practitioners of Oriental Medicine, the interplay of Organs/Emotions/Spirit is inescapable.
Traditional Chinese Medicine classifies foods by their energetic values rather than their caloric or fat content.
qi-journal.com /tcm.asp   (233 words)

 Chinese Medicine, China Medicine, Chinese Medical Culture
The Physiology of Chinese medicine holds that the human body's life is the result of the balance of yin and yang.
Doctors of Chinese medicine believe that vital energy - moving and energetic particles, state of blood, and body fluid are the essential substances that compose together to form the human body, and the basis for internal organs to process.
In traditional Chinese medical science, the drugs are also different from the West, because doctors have discovered the medicinal effects of thousand of herbs over a long period of time.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/medicine.htm   (678 words)

 Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a complete medical system that has been used to diagnose, treat, and prevent illnesses for over 2,000 years.
For example, TCM is based on a belief in yin and yang—defined as opposing energies, such as earth and heaven, winter and summer, and happiness and sadness.
TCM has been shown to be particularly helpful for allergies, asthma, colds, digestive problems (such as irritable bowel syndrome), emotional imbalances, gynecological problems, headaches, immune system disorders, and stress.
www.metagenics.com /resources/imc/OneMedicineCons/ConsModalities/TraditionalChineseMedicinecm.html   (1457 words)

 Home | aHealthyme.com
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a complete system of healing that developed in China about 3,000 years ago and has changed very little over the centuries.
The Chinese believe that acupuncture treatments redirect or unblock the flow of vital energy through your body and that certain herbs soothe over-active organs or strengthen weak ones.
Many Chinese herbalists won't tell you exactly what's in their concoctions, some of which may contain trace amounts of dangerous substances such as mercury and arsenic.
www.ahealthyme.com /article/primer/100026128   (738 words)

 Amazon.com: Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Woman's Guide to Healing from Breast Cancer: Books: Nan Lu,Ellen Schaplowsky   (Site not responding. Last check: )
TCM is a 5,000-year-old medical system based on the concept of internal vital energy (Qi) flow to maintain or restore our organs' normal function and harmony.
As a doctor trained in traditional Chinese medicine but practicing in a Western country, Lu has witnessed the benefits and limitations of these two different medical practices and believed they could be used to complement each other for the benefit of the patients, especially breast cancer patients.
TRADITIONAL Chinese medicine (TCM) can support you during every stage of breast cancer, from the moment of diagnosis: to before, during, and after surgery; through chemotherapy and radiation; as well as during tamoxifen therapy.
www.amazon.com /Traditional-Chinese-Medicine-Womans-Healing/dp/0380809028   (1972 words)

 Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation
The Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating individuals and health-care practitioners about classical traditional Chinese medicine and natural healing.
An introduction to acupuncture, tuina, and the fundamentals of traditional Chinese medicine.
Our series of classes on healing yourself—and others—using the principles of traditional Chinese medicine.
www.tcmworld.org   (129 words)

 Traditional Chinese Medicine
TCM is based on the philosophical concept that the human body is a small universe with a set of complete and sophisticated closely-related sub-systems.
The first large-scale computer screenings of Chinese herbs -- commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine -- has revealed a wide variety of compounds with potential for use in treating HIV/AIDS, cancer, Alzheimer's Disease, arthritis and other diseases, according to scientists in London.
Chinese HIV/AIDS advocate and retired physician Gao Yaojie on Thursday said she believes international pressure helped persuade Chinese authorities to allow her to travel to the U.S. to accept an award from Vital Voices Global Partnership, the AP/International Herald Tribune reports.
www.squidoo.com /traditional-chinese-medicine   (692 words)

 Classics of Traditional Chinese Medicine Home Page
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) holds approximately 2,000 volumes of Chinese medical classics.
Also included are portraits of a few significant figures in early Chinese medicine whose contributions range from acupuncture to the pioneering uses of herbal medicines to the concept of Yin and Yang.
U.S. National Library of Medicine, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894
www.nlm.nih.gov /hmd/chinese/chinesehome.html   (89 words)

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