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An overview of acupuncture meridians

  I love East Asian medicine because of the rich understanding it has of the human body. Each human being is treated purely as an individual. Even if five people have acid reflux, they could all have a different underlying reason that causes the acid reflux. Each person in this example needs a different, individualized […]

Between Heaven and Earth: the Human Being

Chinese medical theory is based  strongly on a relationship between the natural world and the human body.  An understanding of health and illness is achieved by observing patterns in nature, both generative and destructive. Wind storms ripping apart  trees or turning into funnel clouds, versus the ebb and flow of oceanic tides all inform the […]