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NEW research centre to study how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) could be used to treat some of the world’s deadliest diseases is being launched in Beijing today.
Until I had a really good massage, I never quite saw the point. Sure, it could help ease tight knots of muscle, but wouldn’t a foam roller do that? And was it really worth spending that much on when I wasn’t actually injured? The answer is definitely yes. A really good masseur can not only help you recover and indeed prevent injuries, but make you feel like you’ve been gifted a fresh pair of legs.
Acupuncture outperforms medications for the treatment of diarrhea due to irritable bowel syndrome. Termed IBS-D, this type of irritable bowel syndrome presents with chronic diarrhea as one of the primary symptoms. In a protocolized study conducted at the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (Pei et al.), researchers determined that acupuncture has a higher treatment effective rate for the relief of IBS-D than pinaverium bromide.
After all other forms of treatment had failed, Ricardo Miranda, L.Ac.cured a little girl of eczema. She was cured primarily through the use of acupuncture, says Miranda.
The researchers conclude, “. . . a time-limited course of massage may be a reasonable treatment alternative for people with GAD.
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Every year the World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on 10th October as an opportunity to globally raise awareness of mental health issues. This year’s theme is Psychological First Aid and supporting people in distress.
Stress is a very complex issue and it affects everyone differently. What one person would experience as stress could be a delight for the next person.
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