Tag Archives: heart-mind

Anxiety, Insomnia and Stress. Balancing Point 4.23.12

Using Chinese medicine to transform the quality of life. Exploring the unnaturally high levels of stress imposed by the modern American lifestyle. Increasing workplace stress. Sympathetic vs. parasympathetic nervous system responses. Chai hu long gu mu li tang. Post-traumatic stress disorder. “Interior vacuity”. Yin depletion. Stomach heat. Xin: heart-mind. Breathing techniques. Melatonin. Types of insomnia. […]
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Essence-Spirit diseases or mental-emotional disorders. Balancing Point 11.28.11

Essence-Spirit diseases or mental-emotional disorders. Manual of psycology DSM4 may be revised.  Movement away from talk therapy towards drug therapy. Normal human experience now pathological. Political decisions affecting mental healthcare system.  Repercussions of diagnosis.  Cultural differences.  TCM perspective of yangming disorders from the Huang Di Nei Jing.  Distinguishing mania and withdrawal, manic depression and bipolar […]
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Heart Health 101. Balancing Point 10.10.11

  Today all about heart health, heart attacks, heart disease, cardiovascular.  Signs of heart-mind imbalances in TCM:  Parkinson’s disease and other neurological diseases, scattered thinking, difficulty concentrating, loss of joy, red  or ruddy complexion, very pale complexion, speech problems, confused speech, stuttering, mental illnesses and depression,  lassitude, weak spirit, profuse dreaming, mania, red tongue, fast […]
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