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Author Archives: BodyMind Synergy

Chinese Medicine and Headaches

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By Dr. Jiao “Alex” Huang, MSc. D.T.C.M., R.Ac. If you are suffering from headache, TCM is good for it. It is a very common problem and chronic and repeated are its features. Some headaches come from weather or/and location change. For example it is windy or cold. Or location changes from dry area to moist […]

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Chinese Medicine and Weight Loss

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by Dr. Jiao “Alex” Huang, MSc., D.T.C.M., R.Ac. If you are trying to lose weight, TCM is good choice for it. It is natural and effective. Increasing weight is caused from two sides which are exterior and interior. For example some people have this disorder since they were kids so we call it genetic disorder. […]

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Chinese Medicine and Lumbar Pain

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by Dr. Janice Brown, D.T.C.M., R.Ac. If you are suffering from low back pain, you’re not alone. Low back pain also known as lumbago or lumbar pain is one of the most common reasons that people lose time from work and seek medical attention. You may be experiencing lumbar pain for a variety of reasons. […]

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Chinese Medicine and Menopause

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by Dr. Philippa Nunes, BASc., DTCM, R.Ac. If you have reached your menopause years, you are experiencing many changes in your physical body and other areas of your life that may be making you feel uncertain of what is happening and what is coming next. Perhaps this transition has been smooth sailing and you feel […]

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Spring is finally here!

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Spring is finally here! Or on its way here to Calgary… We will soon have flowers blooming, lots of sun lights, people wearing colorful clothes; all of which bring good moods and vibes to us. Hopeful thoughts on Calgary! 🙂 What Spring means in TCM? Spring belongs to our liver. This means that the liver […]

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BodyMind Synergy Holiday Office Hours

BodyMind Synergy Health Centre Office Hours Monday, Dec 23rd, 2013 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesday, Dec 24th, 2013 – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Wednesday & Thursday, Dec 25th & 26th, 2013 – CLOSED Friday, Dec 27th, 2013 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Saturday & Sunday – CLOSED Monday, December 30th, 2013 […]

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Trigeminal Neuralgia

Case Study TN-102 Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for Trigeminal Neuralgia A female patient, 48 years, has been suffering from Trigeminal Neuralgia for the last 8 weeks. It started with a sudden facial pain on the left side of her face, the extreme pain described as intensity 10/10. It is anelectric like shooting and sharp […]

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Stress, Depression and Extreme fatigue

Case Study: Patient, male, 47 years old. Has a very demanding, high stress job, stress level has been build up over the years, but gotten worse since a year ago. Grief from family death. He also has a history of ADHD and is over weight. Currently, his complaints are: highly stressed, feeling of overwhelming, exhausted […]

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Repeated Mouth Ulceration

Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for Repeated Mouth ulceration (Oral Lichen Planus) (treatment in progress) Case Study MU-101 A female patient, 56 years old, suffering from chronic mouth ulceration for the past 15 years. She was diagnosed with“erosive oral lichen planus” in 1995. The symptoms got worse in past year. She started to have ulceration […]

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Ren Shen (Ginseng) | Boost Your Energy

Name of Herb: Ren Shen ( Ginseng) Main Use: Boosting Qi (Vital Energy) Availability: Chinese Medicine Clinic, Chinese Herbal Store Description: Strongly tonify primary Qi, enhance digesting, stop diarrhea, tonify lung, stop asthma, generate fluid, stop thirst, it is commonly used for low energy or fatigue, chronic diarrhea or indigestion, chronic cough or asthma, or […]

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