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Traditional Chinese Medicine Essay Examples

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An Introduction to Acupuncture and Qigong and Chinese Medicine
Acupuncture, Qigong, and "Chinese Medicine" Stephen Barrett, M.D. "Chinese medicine," often called "Oriental medicine" or "traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)," encompasses a vast array of folk medical practices based on mysticism. It holds that the body's vital energy (chi or qi) ci...
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Characteristics of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Medicine Traditional medicine of China has a long historical and cultural background dating back about 2500 years. The ancient Chinese people were able to reach a level of social stability that included the ability to treat disease of emotional, physical, and spiritual origins. Although a belief in spirits as the...
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3 pages
A History and Cultural Background of Traditional Medicine of China
Chinese Medicine Traditional medicine of China has a long historical and cultural background dating back about 2500 years. The ancient Chinese people were able to reach a level of social stability that included the ability to treat disease of emotional, physical, and spiritual origins. Although a belief in spirits a...
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The History and Use of Traditional and Folk Remedies in the Chinese Culture
One of the most fascinating areas of Chinese culture is their use of traditional and folk remedies in order to restore vitality after illness and even improve many areas if their lives when healthy. This dedication in preserving ancient remedies, while almost entirely overlooked in the west, is a critical part of the Chines...
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The History of Western Medicine
Most Americans view western medicine as the way patients are treated for
physical and mental health care needs, its simply normal a way of life.
When Eastern Medicine is considered what is the first thing that comes
to mind? Is it acupuncture, or herbal medicine? Exactly how have the
chemical components of medicine today de...
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Ancient Medicine Dates Back to Greek and Roman times
Ancient medicine covers medicine through Prehistoric, Egyptian, Greek and Roman times. Religion and belief in the supernatural were key factors in the development of ancient medicine. They influenced the way that people thought and the way in which they lived their lives. The supernatural could be used to explain aspects o...
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The Resurgence of CAM Theraphy
The resurgence of CAM has been brought about mainly through people's personal choice for CAM therapies and distrust in orthodox medicine. This essay will discuss how this change has come about through historical factors and social change which link 'consumerism' the growth of particular products such as CAM therapies and ov...
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The Use of Western Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Dealing with Hypertension
Hypertension, high blood pressure that remains elevated over time, is a very common disease. Uncontrolled hypertension can cause severe problems, but the early stages of hypertension may not have severe symptoms. Some patients, who already have hypertension, even feel nothing unusual; however, after a long time of suffering...
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An Examination of the Issues of Biomedicine
Biomedicine All over the world there are multiple medical systems that different cultures support. Some of these systems include Ayurvedic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine and biomedicine. Though in all societies, biomedicine is more dominant. Biomedicine strays away from herbs and naturalistic remedies, and does...
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2 pages
The Historical and Cultural Background of Chinese Medicine
Chinese Medicine Traditional medicine of China has a long historical and cultural background dating back about 2500 years. The ancient Chinese people were able to reach a level of social stability that included the ability to treat disease of emotional, physical, and spiritual origins. Although a belief in spirits as...
1,452 words
3 pages