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A group of nurses and nursing students from Las Vegas, Nevada learned about Traditional Chinese Medicine in April in Shanghai and Hangzhou China, headed by Professor Tracey Long, who takes nurses and nursing students internationally on medical trips each year to learn about global health and world culture related to nursing.
In traditional Chinese medicine, food is divided into five natures, called "siqi": cold, cool, neutral, warm and hot.
A traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture originated thousands of years ago and is said to influence the autonomic nervous system and release chemicals that regulate blood flow and pressure, reduce inflammation, calm the brain, and make the body feel more relaxed while also releasing endorphins, the body's natural pain-relieving chemicals
She told the audience that traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practized in China for over 5,000 years.
Traditional Chinese medicine is a brilliant component of Chinese culture.
She spoke in detail, with the help of a presentation and translator, about traditional Chinese medicine, a broad range of practices including various forms of acupuncture, moxibustion (burning a herb above the skin to apply heat to acupuncture points), herbal medicine, massage, specific movements or postures, coordinated breathing, mental focus, exercise and dietary therapy.
A far cry from the usual traditional Chinese medicine halls of yesteryear, Fong struck a balance between 'two worlds' in that she opened an artistically creative Lily Valley Acupuncture centre that breaths life while offering traditional Chinese medicine with acupuncture treatment.
It was reported yesterday that the collaboration is aimed at creating a new taxonomy for traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in Embase, Elsevier's comprehensive biomedical literature database.
Francis Natural Health Center in Panay Avenue, Quezon City, this teaching clinic, known for promoting traditional Chinese medicine, has walls lined with pictures of healthy, beautiful babies instead of the usual medical charts and clinical paraphernalia.
"Of note, one should bear in mind that traditional Chinese medicine medications are usually prescribed as complex formulae, which are often further manipulated by the practitioner on a personalized basis," says Yuxia Zhao, senior review author and physician in the Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Shandong University Qilu Hospital in China,(  in a release.
He even makes the extraordinary claim that it could rival the oil industry, citing the revenue generated by traditional Chinese medicine.
"Collaboration between traditional Chinese medicine and African traditional medicine practitioners is possible and will profit both sides," says Apelete.
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