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Fluid retention.

With all this Covid-19 around us, I'm adding to my blog collection a lot about Warming Yang. The logic of Chinese Medicine means that where there is cold or dampness, practitioners use warming herbs. On the acupuncture treatment table, we would definitely go for the Moxa sticks to warm Yang, dispel cold and resolve damp. […]

What is Damp? How do we see dampness present in our external environment? Things that are waterlogged, moist, musty, dank, soggy. It may even have a specific smell of stagnant water. Traditional Chinese Medicine has language around how certain symptoms present in people.  Historically, master practitioners were constantly observing nature and looking for similar patterns […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Or CTS, Is a Common Problem That Can Cause Significant Discomfort. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, or CTS, is a common problem that can cause pain, numbness, pins and needles, inflammation and weakness in the hands and wrists for those suffering with it. It occurs when the median nerve, which runs into the palm […]