What is TCM?
TCM is medicine has been practiced in China over 2000 years. It was the only practical medicine before western medicine introduced to china. Now a days, TCM still the primary health care of Chinese residents. It uses harmony principle to treat disorders and diseases. yin and yang, external and internal, cold and heat, deficiency and excess are used to identify the character of the symptom, locating the problems , indicating a prescription of herbs and/or a combination of acupuncture points are able to balancing the characters of the disorders or diseases.
How does Traditional Chinese medicine diagnose diseases?
Chinese medicine practitioner uses their 5 senses to collect diagnostic data for a comprehensive analysis so as to determine to the characteristic and cause of the disease as well as some changes of the patient’s condition, so then the patten and name of the condition are identified. Therefore , the formulation of the herbs and or acupuncture points and other type of treatment tools will be able to decide.