s the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect people worldwide, it has become clear that the virus can impact each person differently. Some people may experience severe respiratory symptoms, while others may be asymptomatic. However, regardless of the severity of the symptoms, the virus has the potential to impact many different parts of the body and can lead to a range of post-recovery symptoms.
When we experience emotions, they can have a significant impact on our bodies, including our digestive system. The liver is the first organ that emotions affect, and it plays a crucial role in regulating Qi, or vital energy, in the body.
During a session on body sensation, we found that most people can feel where their head, neck, hands, and feet are located. Compared to these areas, many people have difficulty connecting to local areas such as the upper and lower abdomen and breasts, unless they have a medical condition, such as gastritis or menstruation.
I believe that many of my friends have also experienced big and small twists and turns in their lives during the three years of the epidemic. Now that the end of the epidemic is approaching, we will also face various challenges in the post-covid era. In the past three years, I have treated many patients who were troubled by emotions and insomnia, which gave me a new understanding of the role of Chinese medicine in the treatment of related diseases.
From the Chinese medicine perspective, anxiety is an accumulation of emotional patterns that is most of the time related to our liver, spleen, and heart. This emotion is mainly caused by liver qi stagnation, heart and spleen deficiency.
Twelve-year-old Xuanxuan came to me seeking help with weight loss. I was initially surprised that a young girl going through puberty would be concerned with losing weight, but her body shape was indeed on the heavier side.
Traditional Chinese Medicine & Detox
New Year is one of the best times of the year to detox; to cleanse and remove the toxins that we got from the foods, drinks and stresses that we had during the holidays. Traditional Chinese medicine is effective when you are planning to detox. Let’s start with looking at the common toxins from the TCM perspective.
No.1 Triggers, Symptoms, TCM’s understanding
● Common Triggers
1. Bereavement: eg. losing loved ones, break-up
2. Key life events: eg. job promotion, getting married, pregnancy, divorce
3. Rejection: eg. enrollment exams, appling jobs, social rejection
4. Stress: inducing hormonal changes
Body-Emotions Connection: From the Five Elements Chinese Medicine Perspective
Recently, there is a word that keeps popping up in my life: “post-covid”. We are definitely stepping into this special stage with more and more challenges. Having seen a lot of clients who were bothered by insomnia, distress, anxiety etc, I’d like to take this chance to share some interesting knowledge about how we make use of five elements Chinese medicine theory to explain the connection between our body and emotions.
Facial Acupuncture for Younger and Healthier Skin
Facial acupuncture is getting popular nowadays. Most people see facial acupuncture for cosmetic reasons but its benefits go way beyond what the eyes can see. Yes it addresses the signs of aging but mostly, facial acupuncture improves the overall health of our skin.
Stiff neck? Acupuncture can help!
Have you ever experienced the stiff neck after getting up from the bed? The entire neck feels freeze with movement restriction, maybe headache and muscle tenderness as well. Sometimes it lasts around 3-4 days and gets recovered by itself, but sometimes it can last for over a month.
Know How to Achieve the Neutral Body Constitution Through Traditional Chinese Medicine (Part 3)
Ever wonder why some people the same age as yours look younger and healthier than yours? Balanced body, radiant complexion, more energetic and better ability to adapt to the environment? Well, there is nothing to panic about.
How Chinese Herbs Help Prevent Covid Symptoms and Other Diseases
Chinese herbal therapy is an important core of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The same as with acupuncture, cupping and other TCM practices, the therapy aims to strengthen our body’s resistance or immunity to bacteria and viruses around us.
Virtual Health Consultations and Treatments in Time of the Pandemic: How Do These Benefit Us?
The covid-19 has changed the way we live our lives now. Some of us need professional assistance to help us alleviate the covid-19 symptoms, while others are in search of experts to help boost their physical and mental health.
Chinese Medicine Healthy Tea Soup for Women’s Fertility Detox
In Dr. Grace’s infertility treatment in the past few years, apart from applying acupuncture, herbal medicine, and other natural treatments to help the patient’s body achieve a healthy balance. She also creates the most basic state of healthy conception.
Benefits of Virtual Wellness with Traditional Chinese Medicine Consultation
The current global pandemic amplified cases of anxiety, depression, and imbalance within our body. Dr. Grace Yu, Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner places the utmost importance on maintaining a balance within our body in
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