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Blood deficiency

Functions of blood:

Nourishes the body
Moistens the tissues (eyes, tendons, ligaments, skin, hair, tongue)
Provides material foundation for mind (anchors the mind so it can flourish)
If one does not have enough blood the mind can become restless, anxious, sleepless, irritable, and dissatisfied. Symptoms such as numbness, dizziness, and palpitations can occur. As well, eye sight, flexibility, menstruation, immune function and fertility can be affected.
It is important to work on the Spleen, Liver, and Kidney.
Ways to do it:
Blood building foods:
Blood building foods, due to their high concentration of iron, vitamin B12, and folic acid, are an effective way to relieve anemia, fatigue, paleness, coldness of the body, and amenorrhea.
Eat: Animal liver, brewer’s yeast, bone marrow soup, and b...
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Four Pillars of Health

Four pillars of health

In Chinese Medicine there are four pillars of health. A good practitioner will start from top and work down, guiding the body to heal itself. Chinese Medicine is all natural, using your body’s immune system to help heal itself. There are no side effects or complications from complicated drug interactions. It may take longer, but the benefits are well-worth it!

Freedom

1. Perspective/spirituality/emotions

When the spirit is calm and the heart taken care of, health will persevere.

2. Food and nutrition

What we put in our bodies is incredibly important. What our bodies need and do not need affects the function of organs, blood, qi, and essence.

Books I recommend: The Tao of Food by &  “Healing with Whole Foods” by Paul Pitchford.

healing with whole food One suggested diet change: ...

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