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Benefits of traditional Chinese medicines

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Traditional Chinese medicines are becoming more popular in different parts of the world. Many medical schools are now recognizing the importance of training students and staff in mind-body practices. Even though many people have doubts about Chinese medicines, it can possibly make a big difference in many patients quality of life. Let’s find out what the benefits of traditional Chinese medicines are and how they can help you.

Lower inflammation

According to the Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine, traditional Chinese medicine practices can have positive antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti apoptotic functions. It means there will be reduced levels of oxidative stress and inflammation. That will protect your cells, tissues and organs and prevent future long-term disease development. Inflammation is at the root of most diseases and if you can control inflammation and reduce it, it will help you to prevent many diseases. Inflammation is the root of problems like cancer, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, cognitive impairment and diabetes. TCM (traditional Chinese medicines), including a coupon sure, acupressure and herbal treatments can help people who suffer from different harmful lifestyle habits that results in inflammation. Such bad habits may include cigarette smoking, overeating, chronic stress, chronic pain and alcohol induced liver damage. It can also help you in reducing the effects of chronic stress which are poor sleep and hormonal imbalances.

Reduction in chronic pain and headaches

If you are suffering from chronic pain and headache, Chinese traditional medicine can help you to get rid of that. Acupuncture and acupressure are to practices which can help to alleviate chronic headaches, neck or back pain, pain due to arthritis and other pain resulting from injuries or stress. TCM methods can also help people suffering from frequent chronic tension headaches when it is combined with Tai Chi and a healthy diet. Acupuncture is also very effective in reducing neck muscle aches and pain, chronic headaches and osteoarthritis.

Better liver health

TCM focuses on herbal medicines and nutrition and it can improve your liver health with the help of these two elements. TCM views liver as the organ responsible for the smooth flow of emotions as well Qi and blood. If there is a problem with your liver, it can result in obesity, fatigue, indigestion, and emotional stress, trouble in sleeping and other issues. The diet on herbal treatment land will restore your body’s proper pH and eliminate any deficiency of key minerals. Exercise, herbal medicines, stress reduction and sleep I used to treat liver problems. Acupressure massage is used for stimulating the liver which will improve blood flow and reduce tension and eliminate the possibility of problems caused because of a bad liver.

Balance of hormones and improvement in fertility

There are some Chinese herbal medicines which contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds which can change the way a nerve transmit messages to the brain. It can improve different functions in the end or crime and central nervous systems. That alone can help you by improving your body’s healing abilities and balancing hormones. Those medicines can help you in balancing hormones like cortisol, insulin, testosterone and estrogen. A study found that reishi mushroom supplement can reduce diabetes symptoms. Different TCM therapies can reduce body’s stress response and thereby can correct your hormonal imbalances. Massage therapy can not only help in case of diabetes but it can also help with different types of hormone related conditions by increasing relaxation, making you more active, releasing emotional eating, increasing energy levels, improving diet quality and sleep. Acupuncture can help your central and peripheral nervous systems, the neuroendocrine and endocrine systems, metabolism and ovarian blood flow.

References

1. Tcm Meducation
2. Traditional Chinese Medicine: In Depth
3. Traditional Chinese Medicine