Author: Dr. Mee Lain Ling

Evaluation of blood stasis on tongue diagnosis associated with diabetes mellitus by L. Lo and P. Hsu From International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health 2012 Portland, Oregon, USA. 15-18 May 2012 Purpose: Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder of hyperglycemia and is associated with the increase in cardiovascular diseases...

An investigation into the effect of Cupping Therapy as a treatment for Anterior Knee Pain and its potential role in Health Promotion by Kaleem Ullah, (University of East Anglia), Ahmed Younis, (St. Georges University of London), Mohamed Wali, (St. Georges University of London) Published in The Internet Journal of Alternative...

Pu Gong Ying – Asian Dandelion or “Fisherman’s Herb” Pharmaceutical Name: Herba Taraxaci The 16-year old daughter of a government official in ancient China was suffering from mastitis with a triangular lump underneath her left breast.  She was in pain and was becoming very worried, but she...

The efficacy of wet cupping in the treatment of tension and migraine headache by Alireza Ahmadi,* David C. Schwebel† and Mansour Rezaei* * Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Iran † University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA Published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, 2008, Vol. 36, No. 1,...

Modern Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine: Diabetes Mellitus (Part Three) by Clinton J. Choate Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine, No. 60, May 1999 According to TCM, diabetes mellitus is classified as upper, middle or lower xiao-ke (wasting and thirsting syndrome) and is generally characterised by thirst,...

Osteoarthritis and Chinese Medicine: An Overview of Theories and Evidence by Bin Hua and Kylie O'Brien Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine, October 2010, No. 94 ABSTRACT  Osteoarthritis (OA) has been treated with Chinese medicine (CM) for hundreds of years, albeit under the auspices of other clinical descriptors understood...

Although acupuncture has a history of development and application over thousands of years as part of the holistic medical system of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it is still relatively new in North America.  It was only introduced to, and received here in the mid-1900s.  Many...

Clinical research evidence of cupping therapy in China: a systematic literature review by Huijuan Cao, et al. Published in BioMed Central Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2010 ABSTRACT Background: Though cupping therapy has been used in China for thousands of years, there has been no systematic summary of clinical research on...

What is it?  Known by various names in many languages, including “ba guan” in Chinese and “hijama” in Arabic, cupping therapy is an ancient practice that has been widely practiced for over 1500 years throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America. Various cups...

Modern Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine: Diabetes Mellitus (Part Two) by Clinton J. Choate Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine, No. 59, January 1999 There are two words in the Chinese language for diabetes: the traditional medical name 'xiao-ke' which means "wasting and thirsting", and the modern...