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As we learn to navigate this new world where an ever looming virus is present, it’s important to learn which ways we can help ourselves and loved ones,get through a time of illness.. Below are herbal remedies and acupressure points for self-care to help aid with symptoms of COVID-19 such as coughing, shortness of breath and fevers.
Ginseng is basically the “wonder drug” of Chinese Herbal Medicine. Its shape resembles the human body and can be used for a host of ailments as well as an overall tonic.
The three main types of ginseng used are:
Did you know that 74% of Americans have digestive disorders? These range from excess gas, pain, bloating, diarrhea, constipation or some mix of all. The reasons why are varied but most come down to stress, lifestyle and food choices. The majority of patients actually don’t even report it to their doctors because they think its “normal”. Next to
Stress: “a state of mental or emotional tension or strain resulting from demanding or adverse circumstances”. Sound familiar? Well, over 77% of Americans repot regularly feeling stress leading to different physical and mental health problems. After injury, pain and sports medicine acupuncture stress is the number one reason people see me for acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in my
Summer in San Diego can mean a lot of great things but it can also bring on overheating, sunburn and even depression for some people. TCM has some unique ways of treating these.