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COVID-19: TCHM Research & Practitioner Strategies 03/23/2020

Posted by Asian Therapies on April 4, 2020 at 2:40 PM

The current COVID-19 outbreak is caused by a virus from the same family of viruses that caused SARS in 2002-2003. (Original corona virus -(SARS-CoV)2; Current COVID-19 - (SARS-CoV-2)1). The World Health Organization (WHO) has collected a large number of reputable studies2 on the effectiveness of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as an integral part of the treatment and prevention of corona virus infections. This resulted in a number of recommendations published in 2004, including the followi...

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Dosage of Acupuncture - a puzzle for Insurance Company

Posted by Asian Therapies on January 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Inquiring Minds Want To Know

I once stumbled upon an ancient Chinese curse: “I wish you to live at the times of great changes”. Right now, we definitely live in times of rapidly changing acupuncture world terrain. Is it a curse or a blessing? It seems that new requirements, advancements, or regulations for our profession surface every time I turn around. That can be a blessing, to gain greater acceptance by mainstream medicine. Or it can be a curse, if we do not adapt to nec...

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Posted by Asian Therapies on April 8, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Telemedicine involves the use of electronic communications and software to provide clinical services to patients without an in-person visit. Telemedicine technology is frequently used for follow-up visits, management of chronic conditions, medication management, specialist consultation and a host of other clinical services that can be provided remotely via secure video and audio connections.

Benefits: Using telemedicine as an alternative to in-person visits has a host of benefits ...

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Issues of Iodine

Posted by Asian Therapies on March 13, 2011 at 9:20 PM

What are the Functions of Iodine?

Controlling the Metabolic Rates: Iodine is required by the body for the synthesis of the thyroid hormones, thyroxine (T4 - containing 4 iodone atoms) and triiodothyronine (T3 - containing 3 iodine atoms). These hormones play an important part in the controlling of the basic metabolic rate (BMR). Also, these hormones help regulate the heart rate, blood pressure, temperature and body weight.

Maintaining the Energy Levels: Iodin...

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Thermography as Early Detection of Breas Cancer

Posted by Asian Therapies on February 24, 2011 at 10:35 AM

Do You know that EVERY WOMAN is at risk of developing breast cancer? Current research indicates that 1 in every 8 women in the US will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.


Are you younger than 40 years old and do not qualify for mammogram?

Are you concerned about radiation exposure or compression from annual mammograms? Would you like a safe, early breast screening test that is pain-free, radiation free and FDA approved?...

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Acupuncture and the Flu!

Posted by Asian Therapies on February 24, 2011 at 10:31 AM

What Alternative and Complimentary Medicine has to offer?

To prevent a Flu or Common cold:

·         Guna-Flu Homeopathic remedy

·         Acupuncture

·         Chinese Herbs To Treat:

Guna-Flu Homeopathic remedy Acupuncture Chinese Herbal Formulas that have antiviral and antibacterial properties,...

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Application of Honey (Feng Mi) TuiNa in the Treatment of Cough and Wheezing

Posted by Asian Therapies on February 24, 2011 at 10:27 AM

HONEY MASSAGE, mm-mm-mm it sounds so delicious.  You probably imagine a luxurious SPA pampering, but in reality it is far from simple pleasure. Honey TuiNa is another wonderful tool to help your most difficult patients with lowered immune function suffering from hard to treat chronic non-specific or antibiotic resistant respiratory diseases.  The history of the use of honey parallels the history of man. In virtually every culture evidences can be found of its use as a fo...

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Acupuncture Provides Significant Benefits for Migraine Patients

Posted by Asian Therapies on February 22, 2011 at 11:43 AM

A new report published in the online version of the British Medical Journal1 has found that acupuncture is a useful, cost-effective treatment for chronic headaches, particularly migraines.

The report found that over a 12-month period, headache patients who received regular acupuncture sessions reported fewer headaches, had a higher quality of life, missed fewer days from work, used less medication, and made fewer visits to a general practitioner than patients given standard treatment f...

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