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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Hepatitis

Hepatitis Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) does not have a term or definition that specifically refers to the current understanding of hepatitis. In modern medicine, hepatitis is often caused by different viruses, which result in acute or chronic liver problems. Infection of the hepatitis A, B and C viruses are the most common forms of viral […]

Gout

  Gout Gout is a metabolic disorder which results in raised blood levels of uric acid and the formation of crystals of uric acid salts in the joints. Uric acid is a natural element which results from the normal break down of food and the building up of body tissues. The clinical presentation of gout […]

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus    Huang Di Hei Jing (The Yellow Emperor’s classic of Internal Medicine) is the earliest TCM theoretic book. It is divided into two partsSuwen (The Book of plain Questions) andLingshu (The Book of Miraculous Pivot) In ancient China, the word “diabetes” did not exist. However, an early definition of the illness can be found in the […]