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We all lead busy, stressful, lives. Pressures of work, family obligations, and financial worries can all contribute to high stress levels. Research has also shown that stress plays a major factor in infertility and a woman's chance of conceiving. Concerns regarding fertility can add to existing worries. Couples affected by infertility have a tendency to become increasingly isolated and avoid gatherings with family and friends who have children.
Chronic pain in the muscles and joints can make life miserable.
Chronic pain in the muscles and joints can make life miserable. Standard anti-inflammatory treatments, physical therapy and medications can sometimes mask neck and back pain, but if you want to get to the root cause so it does not come back again, acupuncture combined with Chinese massage is a good option.
Digestion problems can be debilitating to say the least, with symptoms ranging from cramping to nausea, bloating, constipation, diarrhoea, and IBS.
As the weather gets damper, sinus sufferers can feel the all too familiar symptoms of facial pain, breathing difficulties, head pressure, stuffy noses and foggy thinking.
Successful long-term weight loss can be difficult to achieve. Many people have tried diets and later gained back the weight they lost plus some additional pounds.
Have you been dreaming of getting pregnant, without success? Have you gone through several hormone injections or in vitro fertilisation cycles without success? Or do you have any period problems? Do you complain of night sweats, hot flushes, mood swings, pain during intercourse, increased anxiety or irritability, or other menopause-related symptoms? Are you feeling stressful or anxious during the onset of menopause?
Alzheimer's disease involves the shrinkage of frontal or temporal lobes and nerve cell death in several areas of the brain. This leads to a loss of key functions such as memory loss, impaired learning ability and concentration. Depression and anxiety can also accompany this debilitating condition.
Normally, once you have been diagnosed with rheumatic disorders such as arthritis, neck/back pains from disc problems, fibromyalgia, etc, you will be told to “live with” these diseases, take drugs that may risk some unexpected, even dangerous side effects, change your lifestyle, and even accept loss of mobility. In addition, the long-term pain may also cause related psychiatric symptoms including anxiety and depression, which are recognised as chronic pain syndrome.
From a traditional Chinese medicine standpoint asthma is the direct result of a deficiency in the lung meridian (channel). Once this lung energy becomes blocked, the chi (vital energy) becomes unstable and triggers an immune system response restricting both inhalation and exhalation. This is accompanied by wheezing and sometimes a cough.