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Naturopathic Medicine – The Body Healing Itself

March 19, 2012 in Uncategorized by Jerrell

“Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself, it will do more than if you paralyze it by encumbering it with remedies.” – Leo Tolstoy What is naturopathic medicine? – Naturopathic medicine (or naturopathy) is based on the belief that the body can heal itself naturally. Naturopathic medicine attempts to improve health, prevent disease, and treat illness by promoting the use of organic foods and exercise; encouraging a healthy, balanced […]

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Chinese Medicine – “A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.”

March 13, 2012 in Uncategorized by Jerrell

Chinese Medicine What is Chinese medicine?  Chinese medicine is a system of medicine partly based on the idea that an energy, called qi (say “chee”), flows along pathways in the body called meridians. In this belief, if the flow of qi along these meridians is blocked or unbalanced, illness can occur. In China, doctors have practiced Chinese medicine for thousands of years, and it is gaining in popularity in many Western countries. Causes of qi imbalance are thought to involve: External forces, such as wind, cold, or heat. Internal forces, […]