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Chinese Herbs–The Flowers

While these and other herbs are available in retail sale, it is recommended that you consult with a practitioner of Chinese herbalism for indications of use, formulations and dosage. There is potential for contradindication given one’s specific health status. There is also potential for toxicity when dosage is not appropriately monitored. Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia Treated with Acupuncture

If you are in the Louisville area and are struggling with fibromyalgia, Jeffrey Russell, a practitioner of Chinese Medicine, can discuss the use of acupuncture and Chinese herbalism to improve your condition. He can be reached at his clinic, Abacus Chinese Medicine–Louisville Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. Continue reading

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Quantum Qi–We are the Same as Everything

In Chinese medicine, qi (chee) is the most fundamentally basic, or quantum vital force, that flows through all life. Chinese medicine works at the level of qi.Qi permeates all that is. It flows in the human body through the meridian system where acupuncture intervenes to heal and to maintain health. The meridian system has been known and mapped for millenia, however modern science is just now conceptualizing it.

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Breast Cancer Care & Chinese Medicine

Breast cancer diagnosis can create deep fear. Remind yourself the majority of women diagnosed with this condition have overcome it. Worry and fear drain vital energy your body needs for the healing journey ahead. Begin conserving your emotional and physical … Continue reading

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Insomnia–Acupuncture is an Effective Treatment

Insomnia is a common condition. The National Sleep Foundation, for example, reports that almost 50% of Americans complain of insomnia occasionally and about 22% have insomnia every night or most nights. Since insomnia erodes the quality of life quickly, causing … Continue reading