Complete Illustrated Guide ? Chinese Medicine: Using Traditional Chinese Medicine for Harmony of Mind and Body

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9780007130030: Complete Illustrated Guide ? Chinese Medicine: Using Traditional Chinese Medicine for Harmony of Mind and Body

A comprehensive system for health and fitness.

Chinese Medicine is a system of diagnosis and healthcare that has evolved over 3,000 years. The Chinese approach to understanding the human body is based on a holistic approach that covers a range of practises such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, breathing exercises, meditation and QiGong. Chinese medicine has never been so popular and relevant to the modern way of life. More and more people are turning to its Taoist-influenced vision of healing through balancing the bodily harmonies. This outstanding guide to the world of Chinese Medicine covers the basic principles behind Chinese Medicine, the meridian system and how it works and the causes of disharmony.

This authoritatively written and beautifully illustrated volume is a comprehensive guide to a natural way to total health. It is essential reading for all who care for their well-being.

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Chinese Medicine has never been so popular and relevant to the modern way of life. More and more people are turning to its Taoist-influenced vision of healing through balancing all the bodily harmonies.

This authoritatively written and fully illustrated volume is a comprehensive guide to a natural way to total health through a system that has evolved over 3,000 years. It is essential reading for all who care about their holistic well-being and includes sections on:
• The basic history and principles behind Chinese Medicine
• The meridian system and how it works
• The causes of disharmony within the body and mind
• Treatments including acupuncture, herbal remedies, nutrition, Qigong and meditation
• Chinese medicine and its future in healthcare

About the Author:

Tom Williams trained in Chinese Medicine at the Northern College of Acupuncture in York, graduating in 1991 and subsequently in 1996 in Chinese Herbal Medicine. He also undertook postgraduate training in Beijing. He currently runs a busy practice in Glasgow. He also teaches Chinese Medicine and Research Methods to students at the Northern College in York. Tom is also trained in psychology and is currently the Principal Educational Psychologist in East Ayrshire, Scotland. He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and teaches psychology to post-graduate students at Glasgow University.

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