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Bob Flaws is the most prolific writer on Chinese medicine in the English language. He is author, translator, or editor of over 80 books on Chinese medicine and scores of articles published in both professional journals and the popular press. Among his other credits, Bob is a past president and lifetime fellow of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado, a fellow and director of the National Academy of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine as well as a past editor of that association's quarterly journal, a founder of the Council of Oriental Medical Publishers, and the founder of Blue Poppy Enterprises. Bob is also the co-author and co-director of an NIH-funded research project working with AIDS-related peripheral neuropathy.

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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) Its Chinese cause, diagnosis, and treatment
Premenstrual breast distention
PMS revisited
Gofu Kola Heavenly water
Herbal formula for the treatment of PMS in American women
Chinese dietary therapy, Western physiology & PMS
Candidiasis & PMS
TCM orthomolecular therapy for PMS
Homeopathy, TCM & PMS
Acupuncture & PMS
Finding a prodfessional practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Conclusion
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AikiBib | May 29, 2022 |
Diet is one of the eight limbs of Chinese medicine, used as both a preventive method and a treatment technique. In close combination with acupuncture, herbal treatment and exercise, diet plays an important role in the traditional treatment of many illnesses.

In Prince Wen Hui’s Cook, the authors describe the theory and use of diet as part of a healthful way of life and as an integral part of the powerful and effective theories of Chinese medicine. Included are descriptions of the energetic qualities of many foods and the instructions necessary to apply this information to common health problems.… (more)
 
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CenterPointMN | Oct 1, 2018 |
Gynecology or FU KE is one of the most effective specialties within Traditional Chinese Medicine. Its theories allow for comprehensive preventive as well as remedial treatment. Its treatment modalities are not only effective but are low in iatrogenic impact and without side-effects when accurately chosen and correctly administered. FREE and EASY is the first book length, English language discussion of this important speciality in Chinese medicine.Included are previously untranslated sections from Chinese gynecological texts. These will allow the American practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine to diagnose and treat gynecological problems with greater precision and success than hitherto previously possible. Treatment plans for each disorder include acupuncture, herbal medicine, diet, and lifestyle modifications.… (more)
 
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CenterPointMN | Jun 13, 2018 |
Fu ke or gynecology is one of the most widely practiced and effective specialties of TCM. Fu ke itself is divided into several traditional sections: yue jing bing or menstrual diseases; dai xia or abnormal vaginal discharge; chan hou or pre and postpartum diseases; and za bing, miscellaneous diseases. Because of the connections between the uterus and all the other organ, channels, influences, and substances of the female organism, most diseases suffered by women typically cause some abnormality in menstruation. Therefore, if one can diagnose and treat such menstrual irregularities, such treatment can have an ameliorating effect on a woman's entire health and well being.This book is an in-depth discussion of the TCM diagnosis and treatment of yue jing bing or menstrual diseases. Written by Bob Flaws, internationally known practitioner of and author on TCM, it is a record of his more than twelve years of study and practice of Chinese gynecology. Based on both contemporary Chinese texts and premodern classics, Dr. Flaws presents the TCM etiology, disease mechanisms, and pattern diagnosis of menstrual diseases more fully than any other book available in English.… (more)
 
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