iron deficiency Tag

A 43-year old man came to my Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic for sharp left-sided knee and wrist pains that were aggravated by climbing up and down stairs, and carrying items over 5 pounds.  He also had achy upper back and neck muscles.  Pulse at his...

Do you regularly experience any of the following? Fatigue Weakness Poor concentration and memory Poor sleep Low, listless moods Painful joints after exercise (even brief walks or climbing of stairs) Increased tendency to catch colds or flus Restless leg syndrome Dizziness or faintness Heart palpitations Dry, dull, brittle hair Flattened, thin, brittle, or spoon-shaped nails Paleness (in skin,...

A client I see in my acupuncture and Chinese medicine clinic, who grew up eating wild herbs in his native Caribbean country, had a friend dig up some knotweed roots and bring them back to Canada for him.  He thought it would benefit him with his...