Keeping Your Child Healthy with Chinese Medicine: A Parent's Guide to the Care and Prevention of Common Childhood Diseases

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Blue Poppy Enterprises, Inc., 1996 - Health & Fitness - 182 pages
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Written for parents, this guide to Chinese medicine covers all the most common pediatric diseases. Beginning with an overview of Chinese medical theory regarding pediatric disease, it then discusses 38 of the most common pediatric complaints in chronological order, based on when children typically develop them. This book includes everything from colic and croup to whooping cough and hyperactivity. Under each disease, the reader will find a brief discussion of the different types of patterns typically encountered, what acupuncture and Chinese medicine have to offer, and tips on diet and home remedies.
 

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Contents

An Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM
1
The Main Cause of Most Childrens Diseases
7
Chinese Dietary Therapy Pediatrics
15
The Prevention of Disease Promotion of Health
31
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46
How Chinese Medicine Diagnoses Babies
53
The Main Methods of Treating Children in Chinese Medicine
59
Chinese Medicine the Commonly Encountered Diseases of Children
67
Case Histories
153
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About the author (1996)

Flawsis an internationally known practitioner and teacher of traditional Chinese medicine. He studied acupuncture, Tuina massage, and Chinese herbal medicine at the Shanghai College of Medicine, and is also a graduate of the Boulder School of Massage.

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