Oriental Medicine Provides information on oriental and Chinese medicine for professionals and consumer. Includes FAQ on herbs. http://www.orientalmedicine.com
Extractions: Licensed Massage Therapist Questions? OrientalMedicine.com is a comprehensive site that has been established to provide detailed information on Oriental Medicine. This site will continue to be a work in progress. Information will be updated and expanded upon on a regular basis. We hope that this site will be a useful resource for those who are interested in learning about the full spectrum of Oriental Medicine, including its philosophies, modalities, strengths and weaknesses.
Extractions: By Dr.Shaobai Wang, MD from China, NYS Lic. Acupuncturist, Columbia University Medical School research scientist, graduated from both Henan and Guangzhou Chinese Medical Schools with an eight year full time combination medical program including Chinese herbs, Acupuncture and modern Western medicine. Currently, Dr. Wang also works as a research scientist in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University and teaches acupuncture, Chinese herbs and herbal formulas in acupuncture school. You can find more information about Dr. Wang's educational background, academic appointments, honours, etc. on the next page "
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Extractions: The cause of SLE is unknown, but most of scholars hold the view that it may be related to autoimmunity and genetic factors. Many organs and connective tissues of the body may be involved. The disease is often accompanied with many serological and immunological changes. It is seen more often in young females. In TCM the disease is categorized as "xu lao" (consumptive diseases), "shui zhong" (edema), "bi zheng" (arthralgia-syndrome) "wen du fa ban" (epidemic disease with eruptions), etc. Main Points of Diagnosis 1.The onset of disease is slow, early symptoms include fatigue, anorexia, emaciation, arthralgia, low fever, skin rash, photosensitization, etc. The initial symptoms are usually atypical, and diagnosis is difficult. 2. Functional damages of multiple organs: As the disease progresses, there appear functional damages of the liver, kidney, cardiovascular, digestive and nervous systems. Cardiovascular and renal damages are predominant features and renal failure is the major cause of death. 3. Accessory examinations
Extractions: Susan Callaway, RN One of my pet phrases goes something like this: "If it isn't broken, don't fix it." I think of that each time I read some medical "expert" yammer on about how herbs and supplements have not been through all of the hoops set out by the FDA and other government busybodies who want to tell us how to live our lives. If 5,000 years or more of use and recorded effects are not equal or better than the typical "clinical study" used for new chemical medications, I don't know what is. The new chemical compounds most certainly do need these and other studies to determine safety and effectiveness, but something that has been in constant use for thousands of years on almost every continent in the world would seem to have already passed the test with flying colors. Understanding the situation One of the things that the medical establishment people never mention is that there is no The other side of the coin, however, is that herbal medications are medicines and are not automatically "safe" or effective. I'd like a nickle for each time I've heard patients tell me that they take some herb and don't worry about it because it is "natural"! Well, my friends, a great many "natural" things are very dangerous. Strychnine, for example, is a "natural" substance from the seeds of some plants and is a deadly poison. I strongly suggest that you
Extractions: Botanical Medicine sites on the WWW are exceptionally informative and often beautifully illustrated. The following is a categorized listing of most of the main sites. It is not intended to be fully comprehensive. Many sites provide hyperlinks to other related sites so that from just a few key sites, it is possible to access many hundreds more. Structured Databases - Searchable Non-Searchable Glossaries
Traditional Chinese Medicine: Herbs Traditional Chinese medicine, including acupuncture,massage, herbs and nutrition. http://qi-journal.com/TCM.asp?-token.Referrer=TCM&-token.Category=Herbs
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Extractions: Most people are aware that acupuncture is an excellent remedy for many types of pain. However, acupuncture can also reduce stress, help with weight loss and smoking withdrawal, and alleviate cold and flu symptoms. Alone or as an adjunct to Western medicine, acupuncture provides a highly effective treatment for many common complaints, and may provide additional relief for problems that do not respond completely to Western medical treatment. If you suffer from lower back pain, arthritis, PMS or painful cramps, headaches, allergies, or any of a host of medical conditions, acupuncture can help.
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Extractions: Ask NOAH About: Complementary and Alternative Medicine According to the The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine complementary and alternative medicine is a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not presently considered to be part of conventional medicine. The therapies included in this definition change as more research is done and some therapies are incorporated into conventional medicine. The therapies included on this page are usually considered to be complementary or alternative therapies. The effectiveness of some of these treatments has been proven by scientific evidence, while limited or no research data exists to support other treatments. (See Specific Health Topic Alternative Healing Approaches The Basics What is Complementary and Alternative Medicine - National Center For Complementary and Alternative Medicine CAM Facts - Foundation for the Advancement of Innovative Medicine Are You considering Using Complementary and Alternative Medicine? - National Center For Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Extractions: Alopecia areata is a type of minor baldness which appears abruptly. It is characterized by the sudden loss of hair, and is not accompanied with any inflammatory damage or subjective symptoms. In TCM it is called (alopecia areata). Mian Points of Diagnosis 1. There will be some round alopecia (hairless) areas found occasionally on the top of the head. There may only be one or more areas, the size of a coin or apricot, with a clear border. The scalp will be shiny. Alopecia areata can appear in several parts simultaneously or one next to each other. 2. Only a few patients lose all of their hair (bare head). This is called "alopecia capitis totalis." In special cases, some patients may lose all their hair all over the body including hair of the eyebrow, armpit, and so on. This is called "alopecia universalis." 3. It is a chronic disease without subjective symptoms, but may be associated with mental irritation or excessive mental strain. It can occur at any age and may recur after recovery.
Rosenthal Center - Projects And Programs Columbia University's NIH/Complementary medicine center for Women's Health research, clinical trials and projects. Projects include the following areas. Menopausal Hot Flashes Effect of a Chinese Herbal Preparation on hormones, estrogen balance, lipid levels and hot flashes; clinical trials treating uterine fibroids and symptoms with Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture. Surveys on the multiethnic perspective of Chinese, Caucasian, Latino, and African American women using herbs in treating women's health problems. http://cpmcnet.columbia.edu/dept/rosenthal/Projects.html#Clinical Studies
Extractions: Research Projects The Center's research program includes a spectrum of research methodologies and approaches, including survey research, clinical trials, basic science, ethnobotanical studies and information science research. The work to date has focused primarily on women's health and aging, with an emphasis on botanical remedies from traditional systems of medicine. Go to Research Project Listing Training Programs New: Our NIH-supported Center is offering a Postgraduate Fellowship program to prepare qualified clinicians, biomedical investigators and other scholars for leadership in the new and rapidly growing field of research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Go to Fellowship Announcement and Application Guidelines Collaborative Programs CAM Reports - Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Serious Illness. This research project is designed to collect information from patients and health care providers about promising therapies for serious illness. The project is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Click on About for further information on sponsorship and research collaborators.
Extractions: Our center was founded in December of 2001. The mission of our center is to improve people's lives through education and non-invasive modalities of natural medicine, including acupuncture, Chinese herbs, therapeutic massage, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and supplements. We are a small group of well-trained, dedicated professionals who strongly believe the wholesomeness of each individual and the tight connection between spiritual, emotional, and physical health. We also believe in the energy communication between practitioner and patients. As you enter our center, you will surely feel the relaxing and healing energy in the office and you will find each one of us very kind, sincere, professional, and skillful. We have only one intention that is to make you feel better, healthier, happier and well balanced. Many of our patients have received remarkable results from our treatments. Most importantly, many of them have learned to take care of their health in a natural way. We are sure that you will love our center and our professional services.
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Extractions: TCM Hospital: Aplastic Anemia And Traditional Chinese Medicine In China Aplastic anemia is a clinical syndrome caused by a variety of etiological factors (some of them are unknown) which lead to hematopoietic disorder of bone marrow. Clinically, it is characterized by panhematopenia resulting in anemia, hemorrhage and infections. The disease often occurs in young adults. It is more common in males than in female. In TCM, it is categorized as "xu lao" (consumptive disease), "xue zheng" (blood trouble), etc. Main Points of Diagnosis According to the clinical features and pictures of bone marrow, the disease can be divided into two types¡ªacute and chronic. 1. Acute aplastic anemia: The onset is abrupt with rapid progress of the disease. There are marked symptoms of anemia, hemorrhage and infection, particularly symptoms of severe and extensive bleeding. Intracranial hemorrhage is the leading cause of death. 2.Chronic aplastic anemia: The onset of the disease is slow, and the course is persistent. Anemia is the major symptom, while the symptoms of hemorrhage and infection are relatively mild and easy to be controlled.