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Week 6 Tuesday, March 22, 2011 12:02 AM Introduction to Chinese Medicine Megan Nielsen L.Ac Topics of discussion A brief history of two medicines what is chinese medcine diagnostics why do people get sick treatment – chinese medical modalities modern applications of chinese medicine incorporating chinese medicine into your life demonstration questions A brief history Chinese medicine is more than 400 yrs old western medi originated from greeks hippcrates, plato, galen chinese medicine and western medicine were very similar until the 14th century. Western medicine is not to promote your health, but to save your life. What is Chinese medicine? Yin and yang o Health is considered the balance between yin/yang o In order to maintain health and to prevent disease, you work to regulate and preserve homeostasis within the body Chinese medicine as a comprehensive health systematic o The efficacy of Chinese Medicine is dependent on correct diagnosis
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