Posts Tagged ‘fatigue’

Herb of the Month: Gui Pi Tang

Gui Pi Tang is the perfect formula for February because it helps to strengthen the Qi energy of the heart. What does this mean? Gui Pi Tang is a good formula for people who have excessive worry, trouble falling asleep, and fatigue. It can also be useful for poor digestion and certain menstrual issues. For

Moxa Class March 17

We are doing another moxa class on March 17 for those of you who couldn’t make the first one. Moxa, short for moxabustion, is a Chinese herb that is used externally to warm acupuncture points and channels. It’s a treatment that you can take home to use on yourself for a number of different conditions,

Moxa Class: January 21

Moxa, short for moxabustion, is a Chinese herb that is used externally to warm acupuncture points and channels. It’s a treatment that you can take home to use on yourself for a number of different conditions, such as joint and muscle pain and stiffness, fertility and menstrual issues, weak immune system, skin disorders, and fatigue.

Ginseng for Weight Loss

Chinese Medicine Times recently published a great article about the herb ginseng. One focus of the article was ginseng’s potential use for weight loss and diabetes control. They cite three different studies done in animals that showed improved weight loss and/or blood sugar control in groups that were treated with ginseng. Ginseng has also been

Too Tired to Exercise?

We all know that exercise is good for us.  But what if you have a medical condition that keeps you from exercising?  People with persistent fatigue, cancer-related fatigue, the elderly, and those in chronic pain may feel that it is impossible to keep up with a regular exercise routine. But, according to researchers, that’s exactly

Chinese Medicine for Cancer Treatment Side Effects

Two reviews released late last year reference Chinese medicine as a possible adjunctive therapy for patients undergoing cancer treatment. Lung cancer guidelines released by the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) endorse massage and acupuncture as integrative therapies that can be used while patients are being treated with conventional Western medicine.  The ACCP states that

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