Natural Pregnancy & Childbirth 2.0

Natural Pregnancy & Childbirth 2.0

By Emma Suttie, D.Ac, AP I am presently pregnant with my second baby. My first is 18 months, and I am expecting to give birth any day now. It has been an intense year and a half. I described motherhood to a friend as like being swept up in a tsunami and just having to...
Cancer & Chinese Medicine – Part 3

Cancer & Chinese Medicine – Part 3

By Emma Suttie, D.Ac, AP The Treatment of Cancer with Chinese Medicine Because of the way that Chinese medicine looks at health and the human body, the treatments for any disease in Chinese medicine are varied and complex. In Chinese medicine, a practitioner is not...
China Issues First White Paper on Traditional Chinese Medicine

China Issues First White Paper on Traditional Chinese Medicine

Source –   Xinhuanet.com BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) — The Chinese government published its first white paper on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) Tuesday, detailing policies and measures on TCM development and highlighting its unique value in a new era....
Spirituality and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Spirituality and Traditional Chinese Medicine

By John Voigt The key character in the Chinese word “spiritual” is shen (神). This image from West Learns East From the Yellow Emperor’s Canon of Internal Medicine: If you have shen, you will progress towards health. If you lose your shen, you will lose your life. [1]...
Alignment – Part 1

Alignment – Part 1

By Steven Lubka I write this in the beginning of the year 2016. In the last several decades we have experienced increasingly rapid and dramatic changes in the ways in which most humans live on this beautiful planet. We have developed incredible technologies that have...
What is Qi?

What is Qi?

By Emma Suttie, D.Ac, AP Qi is a huge and complex subject, and one that is central to Chinese medicine theory. Qi is a difficult concept to explain because it is difficult to measure, and impossible to see. To the Chinese, it is a given. It is the very force that...
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