Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, is becoming more familiar, and acceptable, to the Western Medicine culture of evidence-based and research-based treatment.
Integrative Medicine/Complementary and Alternative Medicine offers doctors and patients the best of both worlds for optimum health.
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For thousands of years, practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, have recognized a disease which they call “wasting and thirsting” disease (xiao-ke, in Chinese). This condition corresponds to one of the subtypes of the disease known as diabetes in Western medicine. Subtypes of Xiao-Ke “Wasting and thirsting” disease is divided into three categories in TCM, […]
What distinguishes TCM, or Traditional Chinese Medicine, from other medical systems such as the Western medical establishment? Diagnosis in TCM is done by the careful measurement of the patient’s various pulses, observation of his or her general demeanor, observation of the tongue, and asking questions. This process is called “pattern recognition” or “pattern discrimination,” and […]