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Chickenpox - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Chickenpox (varicella) is a common and extremely infectious childhood disease that also occasionally affects adults. It produces an itchy, blistery rash that typically lasts about a week and is somets....

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Shingles - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Shingles, also called herpes zoster, gets its name from both the Latin and French words for belt or girdle and refers...

Qi Gong for Immune Deficiency

Immune deficiency, or immunodeficiency, refers to cases in which a patient’s immune system does not function effectiv...

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for Immune Deficiency

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) uses acupuncture, Tai Chi/Qigong, massage therapy and/or Chinese herbal medicine t...

T'ai Chi - Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

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What is Shingles? Shingles (herpes zoster) is an outbreak of rash or blisters on the skin that is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox — the varicella-zoster virus. The first sign o...

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It is that time of year when stress can get the best of us! For some, this may mean an annual cold or just feeling under the weather in some way which passes after a short time with a little rest a...

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1. What is Classical Tai Chi? Only the Yang style will be discussed. However, similar types of training were used in other classical styles (Chen, Wu and Sun), since these were also internal f...

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