How Emotions affect our Body by Registered TCM Practitioner, Grace Yu

Friends who are interested in Chinese medicine are aware that Chinese medicine gives much importance to the integrity of the human body. Most TCM practitioners refer to the the Five Elements Theory. From the chart below, we can see that different organs relate to different seasons, taste, body part and emotions, all supporting and affecting …

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How does acupuncture support men during IVF

How does acupuncture support men during IVF(In Vitro Fertilization) by Ruth Lee Experts estimate that 40% of couples with infertility issues are due to women while 30 % of the issues are related to men and 30% of couples suffer from unexplained infertility. However, fertility related support such as IVF acupuncture is always focused on supporting …

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How acupuncture and Chinese medicine support Intrauterine insemination (IUI) ?

IUI is often the first recommendation to patients experiencing difficulty with conception in a fertility clinic as is more affordable and less invasive compared to IVF (In Vitro Fertilisation). It is a method which combines hormone treatment for the woman and a painless insemination procedure where washed sperm is placed directly into the uterus, followed …

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Chinese Medicine’s approach in Dealing with Depression

Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner PHD, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (HKU) MChinMed Acupuncture (HKU) BChinMed (HKU) According to the World Health Organization, clinical depression (Major Depressive Disorder) is a common mental disorder affecting more than 264 million people worldwide.[1] It is also the leading cause of disability and a major contributor to the global …

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How Can Traditional Chinese Medicine Improve Your Health?

Ruth Lee29 April, 2020 With the global COVID-19 pandemic, many people are looking for ways to boost their immune system to lower their chances of being affected. Other than maintaining a healthy diet and regular exercise, some may even take supplements to help boost their immunity. While that is good and all, have you ever …

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Chinese Medicine Herbal Tea Formulas to Boost Immunity Against Flu, Coronavirus

by Dr. Grace Yu Do you want to stay safe from viruses such as the coronavirus? Keep a healthy diet, sleep properly, exercise regularly, and maintain a positive outlook are the key points to help improve immunity. Here are three recommended Traditional Chinese medicine recipes that help combat the flu and other viruses. 1. Yupingfeng …

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How Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Help with Infertility Problems?

In this blog post, Balance Health is pleased to interview Dr. Ruth Lee – Registered Chinese Medicine practitioner. She will share with us the root causes of infertility problems, as well as give us an overview of how those problems can be successfully tackled with the help of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). 1, Dr. Ruth …

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The 5 Power Foods to Strengthen your Immune System

During winter cold and flu season your immune system needs extra support. Feeding your body certain foods may help to keep your immune system running strong. Plan your meals to include the following powerful immune system boosters. You may increase everyone’s chances of fending off those winter bugs before they get sick. Try these 5 …

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