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Hepatitis epidemic 'needs action'

Hepatitis is a serious disease that affects the liver and can cause long-term damage, which is causes by infection by a virus and is characterized by fever, poor appetite, jaundice, hepatomegaly. Some acute cases can not be cured and become chronic one with persistent and recurrent liver injury. In TCM works, hepatitis refers to the jaundice and hypochondriac pain, which is treated with herbs for clearing dampness and heat. And activating blood circulation and removing blood stasis.  (Aug 15, 2011 | post #2)

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Ways to quit smoking

Here are 5 ways that will help you quit the habit. Taking In Fluids Stay Away From Alcohol, Sugar And Coffee Destroy All Your Cigarettes Get Exercising Acupuncture therapy  (Aug 15, 2011 | post #16)

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Impotence & Salad

According to TCM. impotence is caused by intemperance of sexual Fife and decline of fire in mingmen (gate of life) ; or by overanxiety that impairs the heart and spleen and leads to asthenia of the thoroughfare vessel; or by downward migration of damp-heat in the liver and kidney that leads to flaccidity of the genitalia. Clinically impotence is usually of asthenia syndrome. Syndrome differentiation of impotence: Impairment of the heart and spleen Decline of fire in mingmen (gate of life) Downward migration of damp-heat  (Aug 15, 2011 | post #20)

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Treatment of Chronic Insomnia with Yoga: A Preliminary St...

Chronic insomnia were more likely to suffer from depression or an anxiety disorder. Insomnia is the condition of sleeplessness caused by spiritual irritation, mental fatigue, general weakness after chronic disease or improper diet. In mild insomnia, the patient may have difficulty failing asleep, is easily awakened and has difficulty falling asleep again, or is awakened repeatedly; in severe insomnia, the patient cannot fail asleep at all. Nature therapy, foot massage, foot acupuncture, foot bath will good for insomnia.  (Aug 12, 2011 | post #2)

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Epilepsy Drugs May Raise Fracture Risk in Older Adults

Epilepsy is a chronil disease characterized by sudden and transient dysfunction of the brain due to pathological abnormal electro-discharge of the nerve cells in the brain. According to the position of the nerve cells and the affected area by the electro-discharge, there are single or mixed symptoms in clinic such as motorial or sensory disturbance, disturbance of consciousness and behaviors, dysfunction of autonomic nerve. Patients may present with symptoms of sudden faint, unconsciousness. convulsion, foaming of drool at the mouth angle, screaming like a pig or sheep, upward staring of the eyes. The term of "'epilepsy " can also be found in TCM. It mainly results from prenatal factors such as family hereditary history. If the pregnant woman suffers from sudden fright, or has a fever, or takes improper drugs.  (Aug 12, 2011 | post #3)

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Hemorrhoids Causes

It can be divided into 3 clinical types: Patients with hemorrhoids due to blood stasis (first stage of internal hemorrhoids or thrombotic mixed hemorrhoids) may suffer from hemorrhoids at the early stage, congestion of mucosa, itching and sensation of a foreign body in the anus, slight congestion and pain; patients with hemorrhoids due to damp-heat pathogens(inflammatory stage of internal hemorrhoids) may suffer from burning, distending and tenesmus sensation in the anus, blood in the stool, irregular bowel movement, discharge of dark urine in short streams, and dryness and bitter taste in the mouth; and patients with hemorrhoids due to blood deficiency (mucosa erosion stage of internal hemorrhoids) may suffer from repeated anal bleeding after bowel movement and chronic anemia with dizziness, tinnitus, palpitations of the heart, weakness and pale complexion. (TCM discovery Net)  (Aug 12, 2011 | post #5)

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Ringworm Treatment

Is Ringworm also call Psoriasis, or tineas? An infection caused by a fungus. It is much more common in men than in women. So , how to get rid of it ? or prevent. Some tips are sharing below: 1. Don't share clothing, sports gear, towels, or sheets. If you think you have been exposed to ringworm, wash your clothes in hot water with special anti-fungus soap. 2. Shower and shampoo well after any sport that includes skin-to-skin contact. 3. Keep the skin clean and dry. Always dry yourself completely after showers or baths, drying your feet last. Also, if there is someone wants to know something about Psoriasis, TCM discovery Net will be a good reference .  (Aug 12, 2011 | post #5)