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Reading Time: 3 minutes Qigong’s systems were created at least five thousand years ago by Chinese masters in order to heal illnesses and maintain good health. Zhineng qigong (智能气功) is a style of qigong created by teacher Páng Hè Míng (庞鹤鸣), a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), Western medicine, and heir of nineteen lineages of qigong. Zhineng qigong […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes People with the common cold are more likely to have a running or stuffy nose, but the cold usually has mild symptom compared to the flu and generally do not result in serious health problems, such as pneumonia, bacterial infections, or hospitalizations. They’re both respiratory illnesses but are caused by different viruses. Because these two […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is the system of ancient medical practice that differs in substance, methodology and philosophy to modern medicine. Understanding TCM is a vital part of my ability to be an efficient clinician. As a future holistic dermatologist and cosmetic acupuncturist, I will not be effective without understanding TCM modalities, including herbal medicine, […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Ready or not, the world is reopening after COVID-19 sheltering, so here are some tips inspired by acupuncture and Chinese medicine to accompany your masks and sanitizers. With over 37,000 acupuncturists in the U.S. and more Americans augmenting their health and wellness routines with the 2,500-year-old practice of the Chinese medicine, it’s no surprise that […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes I love tai chi. I’ve been studying and practicing it for years. As with any long term relationship, I do find myself frustrated from time to time. The fact that my practice is so indirect is what gets to me. While it’s true that I can perform forms or stand when I choose, the actual […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes The theme of the December edition of Healers Magazine is Epistemological Equitability: The Democratization of Truth. Why? When you look at healing ideologies with your third eye you see that despite libraries full of interdisciplinary disputes, healers are all on the same side. You might even say that they’re all saying the same things which […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes A common question I have been asked is how does acupuncture work? But before I can get into the details of acupuncture, first let’s understand how the body heals? Remember the last time you caught a cold? You gave yourself some nice hot tea, stayed in bed, and within a few days you were feeling […]

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Standing Qigong

August 20, 2018

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Combining the energy work of Asian medicine with Taoist meditation and physical movement is the ancient art called qigong (also known as qi gong and chi kung). Masters claim that as well as deeply relaxing the body and mind it can boost athletic and intellectual performance, prevent and heal illnesses and even reverse the degeneration […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Bonnie McLean practices Chinese medicine. She and her colleagues condone interdisciplinary healing which she concludes makes them an integrative team. She believes that because they sometimes refer patients to medical practitioners like psychiatrists their services are complementary.

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