Morning Sickness: The Rebellious Truth

Morning Sickness: The Rebellious Truth

Morning sickness is one of the most common symptoms during early pregnancy, typically occurring between weeks one to sixteen of the pregnancy.  Though it is usually worst in the morning, nausea and vomiting may occur at any time of the day.  Occasionally the nausea...
Breast Cancer and TCM

Breast Cancer and TCM

Breast cancer is a malignant tumor of the breast, most often seen in women. Breast cancer most often begins in the duct lining or in the lobule lining.  As you can see from the above picture, the breast is infiltrated with lymph nodes.  These lymph nodes connect to...
My, My, You Ask A Lot of Questions!

My, My, You Ask A Lot of Questions!

Questions! One of the things that people are most surprised about after their first intake at a TCM clinic is how many questions they are asked.  We ask questions about sweating, different kinds of pain, vision problems, bowel movements, diet, etc.  Why do we ask so...
Questions for Women

Questions for Women

The study of women’s diseases, as in Western Medicine, is a field of study on its own.  While the syndrome differentiations and treatment principles often stay in line with Traditional Chinese Medicine differentiations and principles, the diagnosis and sometimes the...
Diagnosing a Woman

Diagnosing a Woman

*Note: the diagnosis of ‘crazy’ is excluded in this article for many reasons, mostly because women are beautiful and their intricacies deserve more credit… which is why both Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine have gynecology as a field unto...