The Basics of Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of the oldest forms of medicine that has been healing people of a variety of ailments from pain, allergies, stress, and even fertility for over 2000 years.
The Chinese view the body as in interconnected system, and when one piece of that system becomes unbalanced then the rest of the body becomes unbalanced as well. TCM practitioners believe that no single part or symptom can be understood without considering the whole system.
The Happy Healthy Family Podcast Episode 13
Traditional Chinese Medicine: Ancient Wisdom For Today’s Ailments
In this episode, we discuss the basics of Chinese Medicine. We also discuss our own introductions to TCM, and how we both went from highly skeptical to avid believer in this ancient form of medicine and healing.
My guest is Michael Max, acupuncturist, herbalist, and TCM practitioner. He’s worked & studied in Beijing,Taiwan and he has over 20 years of clinical experience. He also has 2 podcasts on Traditional Chinese Medicine: Everyday Acupuncture (for the everyday person) Qiological (more for practitioners)
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- Books Michael is currently reading: Humming With Elephants, Face Reading In Chinese Medicine
- How emotions are connected to Organs and Organ Systems in TCM
- The best Chinese herb
- How Michael first discovered acupuncture thanks to a friend’s badgering.
- How my son’s autism led me to Chinese Medicine
- What is Traditional Chinese Medicine
- The basics of TCM: Qi & Yin-Yang
- How natural climatic elements such as hot-cold or wet-dry can be manifested within the body.
- How TCM may give 6 different diagnosis to 6 different people with the same Western condition
- Why healthy food may not be healthy for you
- Western Scientists recently discovered a new organ that the Chinese defined thousands of years ago.
- The Five Element Theory and Resonance
- The Yin Organs and their basic functions
- Organs are like a family supporting or controlling the other
- How to find a quality TCM practitioner
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