Breath is life.. In Chinese Medicine, the Lungs have a more global role than just inhaling and exhaling. Read further to learn more about the functions of the Lungs, and symptoms and causes of Lung weakness.
In Chinese Medicine, the Kidneys have a fundamental role in maintaining longevity, wellbeing and reproduction. In this article, I explain in detail what roles the Kidneys are responsible for, signs and symptoms and causes of weak Kidneys, and the importance of healthy Kidneys in fertility. Click here to read more.
In Western Medicine, the Liver has a crucial role in metabolising drugs and detoxifying chemicals. Similarly to TCM, the Liver is responsible for processing toxins, but also has other important tasks to support the whole body. As an acupuncturist, I tend to look out for signs of Liver disorder, otherwise known as Liver Qi Stagnation. Click here to read further.
White, powdery and addictive. I might as well be writing about cocaine, but the actual topic is even scarier because it's legal and it's everywhere - sugar. In this article, I explain the history of sugar, what makes sugar addictive and the consequences of sugar on our health.