According to Chinese medicine an important aspect of your health is regulated and maintained by your jing 精. It must be said, at the outset, that Chinese medicine often doesn’t translate easily into English. We don’t have the concepts, so we don’t have the equivalent words. As a result, translations often use […]
IBS is a condition that affects approximately 22% of the British population and consists of symptoms including bloating, flatulence and abdominal pain. IBS symptoms are often triggered by certain foods, stress and other emotional factors, however, the cause of the condition is unknown. It is characterised by the large and small intestines not functioning as […]
Infertility is a condition that affects approximately one in six couples in the UK. As well as there being a variety of treatments to help increase your chances of becoming pregnant, and of giving birth to a healthy child, there are things you can do to further increase your chances. One important thing is to […]
Healthy eating advice from a Chinese medical perspective involves a lot of common sense with some unusual suggestions… Chinese medicine understands digestion as the root of energy and blood production, and involves processes of transformation (huà 化) and transportation (yùn 運). Put simply, your digestion transforms food into material you can use, which is […]
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