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Yin and Young

Yin and Young

Balance. Yin and yang. These are the basic principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that has been around and still in practice for thousands of years. It is believed that this balance is directly correlated to a person’s state of health and wellbeing. Thus achieving it depends on the individual’s own needs. Unlike Western medicine that approaches treatments for various ailments singularly, the Chinese believe that ailments are brought by different causes and each person responds to treatments differently, and therefore these must be addressed by individualized treatments and therapies according to their needs. Acupuncture has the same concept of harmony that our body is connected by meridians or paths where energy, or qi, flows, and an imbalance in energy can lead to disease (Lee and Lio, p. 111). So you may ask, can acupuncture treat acne? Is there science in acupuncture or is it only brought by tradition?

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A Beginner’s Guide to Homeopathy

A Beginner’s Guide to Homeopathy

Have you heard of homeopathy but never really understood how homeopathic remedies work? While it may come across as intimidatingly complex, this natural health practice is in fact based on a simple healing principle: ‘like cures like.’ In other words, if a substance causes a symptom in a healthy person, a very small amount of the same substance given to the person may cure the illness. A “homeopathic” dose suggests that an infinitesimal amount of what ails actually enhances the body’s normal healing and self-regulatory processes.

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Homeopathy for Warts and All

Homeopathy for Warts and All

If homeopathy proves one thing, it’s that no illness is local. Not even a wart. Let’s begin with a few case histories that illustrate this concept and highlight the effectiveness of homeopathic treatment for warts.

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Cognitive Impairment: Herbal Considerations

Cognitive Impairment: Herbal Considerations

Robin DiPasquale, ND, RH (AHG)

The definition of cognitive function is an intellectual process by which one becomes aware of, perceives, or comprehends ideas. It involves all aspects of perception, thinking, reasoning, and remembering. Cognition includes the attention of working memory, producing and comprehending language, learning, reasoning, problem-solving, and decision making. (www.thefreedictionary.com)

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