Entries by Neil K

Chinese Medicine Techniques

The 5 Branches Of Chinese Medicine The term ‘Chinese Medicine’ (or, if you prefer, ‘TCM’ – Traditional Chinese Medicine) is a broad one, and it really encompasses a way of thinking – a holisitc approach to health, well-being and treatment. There are many techniques and therapies that fall under the umbrella of Chinese Medicine, and […]

Long COVID: Treating the long lasting effects of Coronavirus with Chinese Medicine

I’ve written previously about treating COVID-19 with Chinese medicine, but as time goes on I’m being contacted by more and more people suffering with what’s being called ‘Long COVID’ – the lingering after-effects of Coronavirus that can last weeks and months after the initial infection. Because of its unique understanding of the process of illness, […]

Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture For Bells Palsy / Facial Paralysis

Bell’s palsy is a condition that causes a temporary weakness or paralysis of the muscles in the face. It usually occurrs when the nerve that controls your facial muscles becomes inflamed, swollen, or compressed. The condition causes one side of your face to droop or become stiff. You may have difficulty smiling or closing your […]

Chinese Medicine For Sjogren’s Disease

Sjogren’s Disease (also called Sjogren’s Syndrome) is an autoimmune disease which effects the glands that make tears and saliva, causing dry mouth and dry eyes. Conventional treatments include eye drops and sprays or lozenges to replace the saliva, but these are rarely very effective and do nothing to treat the condition. Medications to help increase […]