Depression Medicine

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What causes “depression” according to Traditional Chinese Medicine?

In the case of what may be termed ‘depression’ in modern society, the causes are often (but not always) attributed  to  emotional strain and the result of stagnated Qi flow (1). How would a TCM practitioner address low moods? TCM practitioners observe a complex matrix of signs and symptoms to formulate tailored treatments for their [...]

What To Expect At A TCM Appointment

The Practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine Whilst just like modern orthodox doctors have their own styles of running clinics, in the West, practitioners often follow the working style outlined here. The First Visit: TCM practitioners usually conduct a full health consultation, involving basic questions, looking at the patient’s tongue and feeling their pulse.  They then [...]