Chinese Medicine

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Bonus

Bonus 1: Brush Bathing In Chinese medicine, infirmities that invade from outside the body are said to come in as a result of our bodies being in a vulnerable state. “Wei qi” is the name given to the energy that floats just over the skin and serves as your outermost… Read More »Bonus

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Movement

Movement: Get regular, moderate exercise. Regular exercise helps keep our immune system healthy and builds lung capacity and endurance. Breaking a sweat on a regular basis allows our body to excrete toxins that don’t get cleared as well through other channels. Many of us will have been stuck in our… Read More »Movement

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Sleep and rest

Get plenty of sleep. Even before this coronavirus crisis changed our lives, sleep disorders were one of the most common reasons people sought medical care. With increased stress and uncertainty, even those who previously slept well may come to find it challenging to get adequate rest. Do some research and… Read More »Sleep and rest

eating

Eating

Eating: Avoid over consuming foods that cause “dampness.” In Chinese medicine, dampness is the translation of a term that refers to an overaccumulation of fluid. Swelling, cysts, excess phlegm and mucus, and too much fluid in the lungs (pneumonia) are all forms of dampness. Chinese medicine doctors treating coronavirus in… Read More »Eating

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Warning

Before I go into detail, a warning. Have you ever played the game “Telephone?” Players form a line, and the first player comes up with a message and whispers it into the ear of the second person in the line. The second player repeats the message to the third player,… Read More »Warning