Anorexia Anorexia nervosa typically affects young women, but it can also affect men and people of all ages. It is a complex disorder that can have serious physical, psychological, and social consequences if left untreated.   Causes of Anorexia Nervosa The causes of anorexia nervosa are not fully understood, but it is believed to be […]

Bed Wetting

Bed Wetting In Chinese medicine, bedwetting (enuresis) is generally believed to be caused by an imbalance of the body’s energy or “Qi” (pronounced “chee”). Specifically, it is thought to be caused by a weakness or deficiency of the kidneys and bladder, which are responsible for controlling urine flow. According to traditional Chinese medicine, bedwetting can […]

Bad Breath

Bad Breath Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be caused by a variety of factors. Some of the most common causes of bad breath include: Poor oral hygiene: Failure to brush and floss regularly can allow food particles to remain in the mouth, leading to bacterial growth and the production of foul-smelling gases. Gum […]

Back Pain

Back Pain According to trusted health sites such as the Mayo Clinic, WebMD, and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), back pain is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. The following are some common facts and recommendations about back pain: Causes: Back pain can be caused by a variety […]

Auto-Immune Disease

Auto-Immune Disease Autoimmune diseases are a group of disorders in which the immune system mistakenly attacks the body’s own healthy cells and tissues, causing inflammation and damage. Here are some factual pieces of information about autoimmune diseases: Prevalence: Autoimmune diseases are relatively common and affect millions of people worldwide. According to the American Autoimmune Related […]


Autism Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that affects communication, social interaction, and behavior. While Western medicine has made great strides in understanding and treating autism, Chinese medicine offers a unique perspective on the condition. In Chinese medicine, autism is thought to be caused by an imbalance in the body’s energy, or qi (pronounced “chee”). […]


Atrophy Atrophy is a term used to describe the wasting away or decrease in size of body tissues or organs. It can occur in different parts of the body and can have various causes. Here are some facts about when the body atrophies: Causes: Atrophy can occur as a result of a number of different […]


Asthma Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease that is commonly managed in Western medicine. Here are some key points that Western medicine says about asthma: Causes: Asthma is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Triggers such as allergens, air pollution, respiratory infections, and exercise can cause inflammation and narrowing of the airways, […]


Arthritis Arthritis: Understanding the Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment As a doctor, I often see patients who suffer from arthritis, a condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Arthritis is a chronic condition that causes inflammation and pain in the joints, which can lead to decreased mobility and quality of life. In this post, I will […]

Arteries (blockage)

Arteries (blockage) Blocked Arteries: Understanding Causes and Treatment Blocked arteries, also known as atherosclerosis, occur when plaque builds up on the walls of arteries, narrowing or blocking blood flow. This can lead to serious health problems, including heart attack and stroke. In this blog post, we will discuss the causes of blocked arteries, how it […]