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Treatment of Eczema: Western vs Chinese Medicine

Eczema is a non-contagious condition where the skin becomes red, itching, with little blisters which gives out clear liquid when broken, followed by crusting, and later, scaling and thickening of skin and pigmentation. It often appears on the arms, legs (especially the inner creases of arms and legs), palms, face and neck. Itch from eczema can be severe and can interrupt sleep. Upon scratching, broken skin can lead to infection.
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TCM Treatment and Prevention of Postnatal Depression

Some mothers experience postnatal blues a few days after giving birth. Signs and symptoms include mood swings, anxiety, sadness, crying, irritability and having trouble sleeping. However, such condition mostly last for a few days or a week. If it continues for more than 2 weeks, one may be suffering from postnatal depression and should seek professional advice as soon as possible.

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Body Meridian Clock

Meridians are pathways in the body where qi (vital-energy) travels. There are 12 meridians in relation to each organ in the body, and each meridian has a specific time when they are most active. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the organ very much refers to the functions and characteristics that it possesses rather than the physical organ.

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