Bodily imbalance may arise during autumn and the long winter months either due to illness arising from fluctuating weather or passing viruses around, reduced activity, the stress of the holidays, or the decreased daylight hours. We can turn to herbal teas to support our body’s resilience and to correct imbalance. The cool, dry winds, unsettled
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Although undergoing surgery seems to be a largely passive experience, it affects you on the body-mind-spirit level. Use the principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to help your body remain its strongest throughout the process. Using Nature’s Cycles to Support Your Body’s Self-Healing Ability Remember that each of us is a part of Nature, not
Conventional breast-cancer treatments like surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation, require a great deal of Qi or energy to recover from. Generally, they leave the immune system severely weakened, and compromise what may already be a poorly functioning digestive system. Some women enter chemotherapy and radiation with GERD, IBS, ulcers, and other conditions that already signal poor
Ancient Taoist saying: “Food is better than herbs, Qi is better than food, and Emptiness is better than Qi.” Many women with breast cancer search for information regarding special diets and foods that can help them recover. If you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer and are looking for hope and help on your healing journey,
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) principles and practices completely mirror the concepts of modern physics. While the theories of quantum science and relativity sprang from the minds of brilliant modern physicists, the theoretical cornerstones of TCM—meridian theory and the Five Element theory, for example—manifested through the inner, intuitive exploration of ancient Chinese healing masters. For millennia,
A new study of women 20 years after undergoing surgery for primary breast cancer shows that breastfeeding for longer than 6 months is associated with a better survival rate. Among breast cancer survivors who breastfed for >6 months, both breast cancer mortality and overall mortality risk were less after 20 years, according to the study
There are certain lifestyle factors that could decrease your risk for developing the disease. There are a number of uncontrollable factors that can cause breast cancer, according to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Those include age, gender, genes and family history. There are, however, certain lifestyle choices that could decrease your risk for developing the disease.
Spokane nonprofit Beyond Pink is advocating for breast thermography as an early-screening method for breast cancer—and having success in getting more women to take the test. While the American Medical Association and others have yet to embrace the technology’s role in detection of the disease—maintaining the stance that the mammogram is the preferred screening method
Mammograms, or X-ray pictures of the breast, have been used for decades to detect early stage cancers. They are a useful tool but they have their drawbacks, not least that they do not work well in women who have dense breast tissue, who tend to be younger, and they only pick up masses that are