Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that results in joint pain and swelling. According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), it is a form of a condition known as bi syndrome.
Celiac disease, also known as celiac sprue, is a condition for which the only conventional way to manage symptoms is to eliminate gluten from your diet. However, gluten is a hidden ingredient in all kinds of products making it difficult to avoid...
Lupus - A Traditional Chinese Medicine Viewpoint
What is Psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a skin condition in which new skin cells grow faster then normal, causing a thickening of the skin. This is caused by an underlying issue with the immune system and can be triggered by genetic or environmental...
What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), there are four possible causes for Crohn's disease. These are damp-heat in the Large Intestine, Spleen deficiency, Spleen and Kidney deficiency and qi/blood stagnation.
What is an Autoimmune Disorder?
In autoimmune disorders, the immune system fails to recognize and attacks the body's own cells and tissues. This can cause a wide variety of different symptoms depending on which part of the body is being...
What is Inflammation?
What is Lupus?
Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus or SLE for short) is an autoimmune disease. This means that the sufferer's immune system fails to recognize their body's own tissues and begins to attack them.
In the case of lupus, this causes...