There is a lot of information going around the internet about the COVID-19. The most powerful thing you can do for your health is educate yourself. Do your research, question your findings and check your sources. This is your body, your health, your life. This post is a look into the benefits of how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) could be a potent boost to your immune system in conjunction with Western Medicine.
How Can Ancient Chinese Medicine Apply to this Modern Disease?
TCM has been around for thousands of years. They have experienced trial and error of a multitude of diseases, illnesses, epidemics, injuries and more. Many textbooks that Acupuncturist study from are based on the discoveries of Chinese Herbal healing properties of herbs and formulas that healed people from illnesses as well as Acupuncture points to enhance the function of the immune system of the human body. This is before there were imaging machines like MRI's or CT scans. Before there was an option to do bloodwork or saliva tests or to offer anti-biotics or vaccines. The Chinese doctors of the ancient times observed the human body, observed nature, and discovered ways to help the body heal itself through food as medicine, Herbology and Acupuncture. Read on to learn more.
What Can You Do? Let's get the obvious out of the way:
Tip 1 Wash your hands
Tip 2 Cover your mouth
Tip 3 Avoid others who might be sick, and if you're sick--stay home!
Use BOTH Eastern and Western Medicine to Prevent Illness
BEFORE YOU GET SICK
Prevention is KEY
Support your immune system
Get regular Acupuncture
Take Chinese Herbs that boost your immune system
Use some of the following suggestions in other posts about how to be a participant in prevention
IF YOU ARE SICK
See your Primary Doctor to confirm that it is COVID-19 and not influenza
Stay home, try to not infect anyone else
Talk to an Acupuncturist to see if you can get Acupuncture to help boost your immune system
Schedule an Herbal Consult to see which Chinese Herbs might be right for you.
How Can Acupuncture Help?
Acupuncture is an ancient medicine which uses methods to engage the body's own healing systems. It's an way to not only boost the immune system and prevent illness, but can relieve symptoms.
How Can Chinese Herbal Medicine Help?
Chinese Herbal Medicine dates back thousands of years. This internal medicine specifically aids the organs systems of the body that might be out of balance.