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What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) refers to the study of human physiology, pathology, and disease diagnosis and prevention of a subject. It carries the ancient Chinese people to fight with the disease experience and theoretical knowledge, is plain in ancient dialectic materialism and spontaneous thinking, under the guidance of law, through the formation of long-term medical practice and gradually developed into a theoretical system of medicine. Methods in the study to the overall concept is similar to concept-oriented thinking to the physical organ meridians, pathology-based, based on syndrome differentiation for treatment with a simple system theory, control theory, fractal theory and information theory content.
Chinese medicine generally refers to the Han Chinese to the creation of the working people of the traditional medicine-based medicine, therefore, also known as Chinese medicine. Yin yang and five elements in Chinese medicine as a theoretical basis for the human body as a gas, the shape of the unity of God, through the look, smell and asked, cutting, four diagnostic methods combined parameters, and explore the cause, disease, and disease, and analysis of disease machine and human body organs, meridians joints, blood and body fluid changes determine the growth and decline, and then come to disease, into a card-type to Treatment principle, the development of "sweat, spit, the next, and, temperature, money, make up Consumers "and other government law, the use of Chinese medicine, acupuncture, massage, massage, cupping, Qi Gong, and other therapeutic treatments, so that the human body to reconcile the yin and yang to achieve rehabilitation. The positive aspects of traditional Chinese medicine is to hope that we can to help restore the body's yin and yang balance, and the negative side is the hope that when the drug must be used to mitigate the deterioration in the disease, but also take into account the quality of life and living.

When should one consider seeking TCM as a remedy for a new, ongoing, or chronic medical condition versus traditional Western medicine?

TCM has four major advantages:

Advantage 1: Health Prevention

Chinese medicine is about a time when Heaven, Tong Kin-change disease, life and life on the road, seeking divine health Hede study ecological wisdom. First of all the advantages of Chinese medicine values it embodies: Chinese medicine, "doctors are not the disease of disease, disease of Traditional Chinese Medicine For patients, the doctors of the disease have been sick." Chinese medicine in the treatment of calm about the whole adjustment, personalized treatment; herbal medicines, there are security advantages; At the same time paying attention to nutrition can be seen from the day-to-day meals in caring for the human body. Based on the discovery and development of the human ability to self-heal and self-capacity of the health of the subject for the survival of human life and healthy development of the medical health services.

Advantage 2: The Absolute Nature of Chronic Diseases

And environmental and lifestyle-related diseases such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, prostatitis, heart and cerebrovascular diseases and cancer has gradually become the main threat to public health diseases. Person to person, from Chinese medicine practitioners when drug use vary from place to place, emphasizing compatibility and integrated to be effective. Treatment of such ideas and methods to meet first of all, in theory, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases such as multi-link, multi-target needs to adjust. Moreover, Chinese medicine thousands of years history of clinical disease, each treatment or prescriptions have gone through thousands of years of clinical tests would not count and adjustments. Therefore, a number of chronic diseases, sexual dysfunction, disease, elderly patients with difficult disease, a significant effect of Chinese medicine.

Advantage 3: Caring for Unhealthy People

Subhealth our people in the age group 30-50 years old in very ordinary. Self-inductance as the previous body, insomnia, fatigue, no appetite, fatigue, heart palpitations, love life ... ... Chinese medicine experts, if this state of affairs to continue for some time, you may unwittingly become a "sub-healthy" members of the group. Faced with these abnormal state, the characteristics of Chinese medicine is "the overall concept of Differential Treatment," was treated as age, sex, symptoms, such as the different methods of treatment are different, more emphasis on people as a whole, and rather than a "stop-gap measures."

Advantage 4: An Alternative Method of Treatment for HIV-AIDS

The treatment of the HIV virus has its own set of methods. First of all, Chinese medicine’s goal in combating the virus is to emphasize the body's ability and capacity to self-organize and self-rehabilitate itself against the body enemy’s. Chinese medicine believes that the understanding of pathogens is not important, it is important that the human body deflect the influence and effect of pathogens on the body’s systems.

What are the most common forms of Traditional Chinese Medicine practiced by Beijing Huangshu TCM Hospital?

Treatment is mainly divided into four methods: "Micro-stitch surgery," "Chinese Medicine" and "Acupuncture" and "Cupping." Micro-surgical Acupuncture: Acupuncture is a micro-surgical procedure originated by Professor Huang Shu, combined with modern Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine acupuncture anatomy, only with a pin of the TCM operation implemented. Chinese Herbal Medicine includes: medicine, relieving drugs, Qingre drugs, temperature in medicine, Qi drugs, drug Xiaoshi close, Shibuya medicine, medicine Huashi aromatic medicine, medicine diuresis, Ping asthma drugs, sedative drugs, medicines wind Pinggan intake, remove silt Huoxue drugs, hemostatic, diarrhea medicine, de-worming medicine and aromatic Kaiqiao medicine. Acupuncture focuses on the fourteen (14) Meridian points in the human body, which are the commonly used acupuncture points, according to the different conditions and different points and select a different way into the needle and the depth and perspective. The fourteen (14) channels are as follows: Governor Vessel, Lung Taiyin hand, Hand Shaoyin Heart Sutra, by the Hand-Jueyin hand Yangming Large Intestine, Small Intestine hand the sun, of Hand-Shaoyang Sanjiao, Stomach Meridian of Foot-Yangming , Full sun, as the bladder, gall bladder by foot Shaoyang enough Taiyin Spleen, Kidney Shaoyin adequate enough Jueyin liver. Cupping Therapy is a cup-like device using heat as a means of absorbing negative pressure in the adsorption of the acupuncture points on the skin, causing local congestion, congestion as a method of treating disease.

What general medical conditions are treated at the Beijing Huangshu TCM Hospital?

The Beijing Huangshu Hospital uses TCM to treat a number of chronic and serious medical ailments. Among the major disease and conditions we treat are: cervico-al spondylosis, lumbar disc herniation, ankylosing spondylitis, scoliosis, avascular necrosis of femoral head osteoarthritis of the knee, torticollis, equinus, gluteal muscle contracture, shoulder peri-arthritis, tennis elbow, shells ring means with the pain.

Is the staff competent and highly-trained? Do they speak English or other languages besides Chinese?

Our medical team of 60 doctors and nurses is well-trained, and have studied abroad in France, Germany, and Indonesia, and other languages? Our doctors have graduated from leading universities after studying Chinese and Western medicine. Our doctors have more than ten years of surgical experience in hospitals in China and abroad. Professor Huang Shu, the president and Chief Surgeon of the hospital has more than 8000 cases of various types They can be used day-to-day dialogue in English with patients.

Are the treatments safe?

Micro-surgical needles are safe, proven instruments for administering acupunctural procedures. Micro-surgical acupuncture needles through a surgery. The procedures is usually 5-20 minutes, and unlike surgery, there is no bleeding, no pain, and it almost non-invasive with only a local anesthetic. Patients do not require restraints and there are no restrictions on age. Our treatments are ideal for patients who prefer an alternative to conventional Western surgeries and anesthesia.

Is traditional Chinese Medicine reimburseable by most insurance carrier?

Treatments such as massage therapy, acupuncture, moxibustion are accepted medical procedures and reimburseable by leading health insurance carriers worldwide. For your particular condition, consult your insurance carrier to determine which treatments, medicines, and procedures are reimburseable.

Is Acupuncture Microsurgery a safe and effective treatment?

Micro-needle method does not require general surgical anesthesia. There is no scalpel incisions, and the needles used leave only a small puncture point, and can be covered with a band-aid.. Professor Huang Shu surgical needles were invented and patented in China with the oversight and approval of Chinese State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Chinese Ministry of Health. Because of their special design, surgical needles and produced in numerous sizes and types, especially for use with sensitive nerve tissues, and do not produce injury. Micro-surgical needles in China have been in use for more than two decades. Specially trained doctors have filed more than 1,400 patients and treated more than 20,000 cases and there have been few, if any, cases of serious complications.

How can one determine the effectiveness of TCM treatments?

Acupuncture is precise micro-surgery, only local anesthesia is required and the patient is awake, even during the surgery and is able to feel the symptoms improved. The operations tend to last 5-20 minutes, after which, the patient can feel immediate relief for some of the symptoms such as pain relief, increases in range of motion and so on. After 3-7 days after the massage, acupuncture, laser surgery, micro-wave therapy, and other physical rehabilitation treatments, most patients have shown improvement.

Are Chinese herbal drugs safe?

Chinese herbal medicine in particular, due to the direct use of plants specially made to deal with specific medical conditions, and are purely plant-based drugs. If a doctor diagnosis is accurate, selecting the appropriate drug is easily very safe.

Is Chinese acupuncture safe and painless?

Chinese acupuncture for thousands of years of history has proven itself to be a safe form of medical treatment. What pain there is is limited because it is binding on the meridien points, so that only acid, bulging, feeling Ma, are and do not cause pain. While acupuncture may cause swelling, tingling, or numbness, but it is rarely painful unless a psychological condition or phobia exists.
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