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TCVM Treatment for Vomiting

TCVM Treatment for Vomiting

Acupuncture and herbal medicine treatments for common vomiting patterns

A failure of the smooth flow of Stomach Qi results in Stomach Qi Stagnation or Stomach Qi rebelling upwards. This disrupted function often leads to nausea and vomiting. The common causes of rebellious Stomach Qi can be categorized as Excess or Deficiency patterns. Excess patterns include Cold or Heat invading the Stomach, Food Stagnation, or Liver Qi Stagnation. Deficiency patterns include Spleen Qi/Yang Deficiency or Stomach Yin Deficiency. Acupuncture and herbal medicine treatments for these common vomiting patterns are presented in this TCVM article.
Monday, April 1, 2013/Author: Dr. Ronald Koh/Number of views (6461)/Comments (0)/
Osteoarthritis / Bony Bi Syndrome and the Use of TCVM

Osteoarthritis / Bony Bi Syndrome and the Use of TCVM

by Stuart Ray Rosenburg, DVM, Tampa, FL USA

According to traditional Chinese medicine, osteoarthritis is analogous to Bi syndrome.  Bi refers to stiffness and blockage of circulation of Qi and Blood in the meridians.  Bi syndrome involves pain in muscles, tendons, bones and joints as well as difficult movement or deformation of these structures.1  Bi syndrome involving the musculoskeletal system is a result of invasion from Wind, Cold, Damp and Heat.  In the authors opinion arthritis pain from Bony Bi syndrome is one of the most common reasons for cases to seek treatment with acupuncture and herbs with or without the use of Western therapeutics.
Thursday, November 1, 2012/Author: Zhen Zhao/Number of views (7985)/Comments (0)/
Treating  Icterus (Huang Dian) with TCVM

Treating Icterus (Huang Dian) with TCVM

by Haleh Siahpolo DVM, MPVM, CVA

Icterus, or Huang Dian syndrome, the yellow color to the mucous membranes associated with the accumulation of bilirubin, is the most significant physical finding in hepatobilliary disease.1 From the western medicine view, the causes of jaundice can be divided into three categories:
Wednesday, August 1, 2012/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (3594)/Comments (0)/
TCVM Treatment for Seizures

TCVM Treatment for Seizures

by Dr. Aituan Ma, Professor, College of TCVM, Hebei Agricultural University of China

In Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM), seizures and epilepsy belong to Nei-feng (Internal Wind) syndrome.The earliest literature on Internal Wind can be found in Su Wen published during the 3rd century BC.2 Internal Wind is often related with hyperactivity of Liver Yang and manifested by altered consciousness, muscle tremors and convulsions.1
Sunday, April 1, 2012/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (10935)/Comments (0)/
How to Treat Skin Problems with TCVM

How to Treat Skin Problems with TCVM

by Lauren Frank, DVM, CVA, CCRT

As the body’s largest organ, the skin is prone to disruption, and as a detoxification organ, many internal imbalances will manifest in the skin. According to VPI Pet Insurance, the top three reasons why dogs are brought to see their veterinarians are due to ear infections, skin allergies, and "hotspots." (For cats, skin allergies are the number five reason.) Almost every veterinarian can commiserate with having those nightmare skin cases in their career, those patients that never seem to improve, despite all the Western medications used. It is no wonder that veterinarians are challenged by skin problems; they are ubiquitous, chronic, and hard to resolve.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (7162)/Comments (0)/
A letter of thanks from Dr. Xie

A letter of thanks from Dr. Xie

Dr. Xie, Thanks letter

hank you all so much for your strong support in the fight against the RACE discrimination opposing TCVM CE programs. I have been inspired by all your passionate, articulate and professional letters, as they have impacted the future of education in our profession.

Monday, August 1, 2011/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (2003)/Comments (0)/
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