Journal of Acuherb in medicine

Monthly Archives: September 2011

Managing Cholesterol

¬† Cholesterol is a fatty substance, also called a lipid, that’s produced by the liver. It’s also found in foods high in¬†saturated fat, like fatty meats, egg yolks, shellfish, and whole-milk dairy products. It’s a vital part of the structure and functioning of our cells. However, high levels of cholesterol in your blood may lead […]

The Treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Overview of Healthy Ovarian Physiology The ovaries are two organs on each side of the woman’s uterus which contain follicles, tiny fluid filled sacs (also called cysts), that hold the eggs. Each month approximately twenty eggs start to mature but usually only one egg fully matures; when the fully mature egg is ready, the follicle […]

Four examination methods: Questioning/history taking, inspection, auscultation (listening) & olfaction (smelling), and palpation.

The four methods have their unique clinical functions and cannot be replaced by one another. Sometimes, false manifestations of a disease occur which emphasize the importance of integrating all diagnostic methods. The above methods are esential to determine the cause and origin of the problem from which an individual suffers. As has been discussed in […]