The following search terms were used individually or combined: “hypertension,” “ blood pressure,” “essential hypertension,” “syndrome differentiation,” “vertigo,” “ headache,” “parting,” and “traditional chinese medicine therapy” the bibliographies of included studies were searched for additional references. Traditional chinese medicine (tcm) has more than 2,000 years of history and has gained widespread clinical applications used as a complementary and alternative approach to the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease patients who have experienced western medicine tcm. He said that kidney deficiency is common in women after childbirth, but it manifests itself in different ways in different people (the kidney system in traditional chinese terms is different than the kidney organ in western medicine) i saw him for acupuncture three times a week and took a prescription of a chinese herbal tea. According to the study, chinese consumers tend to prefer traditional chinese medicine (tcm) but will opt for western medicine in particular situations, such to read hypothetical scenarios involving a patient's high blood pressure diagnosis and treatment advice based on either a western medicine or tcm. Chronic pain arthritis fatigue infertility liver disease headaches indigestion hormonal imbalances high blood pressure pms or menopause according to the cleveland clinic, “chinese herbal medicine is a major part of traditional chinese medicine it has been used for centuries in china, where. 136 in western allopathic medicine for most illnesses, a large proportion of them (42%) consult traditional chinese herb- alists for further consultation for the same illness  it has been estimated that 3% of the general population in the us use herbal medicines , but the prevalence in selected subgroups such as rural. Getty chinese medicine: it could be an alternative to western drugs however, a new study may have revealed a natural alternative in research, published in journal of the american college of cardiology, scientists discovered that traditional chinese medicine could be used to treat high blood pressure.
Traditional chinese medicine believes a sedentary lifestyle, persistent stress, unhealthy diet, organ damages, and constitutional defects are all contributed to the raised blood pressure inside the body, damages in heart, liver and kidney systems are often happened, there may also have dysfunctions of the thoroughfare. Chinese medicine is a system of health care developed thousands of years ago western medicine, while quite ubiquitous in the united states, is a much more recent phenomenon the development of medicine in western nations follows the way of hypothetical deduction and the eastern approach uses. High blood pressure is a condition that hundreds of thousands of americans deal with every year, yet there is a way to rid yourself of it for good consequently, the treatment of high blood pressure in western medicine is limited to pharmaceutical drugs as most of us know, these drugs treat only the.
Investigators in china reviewed 56 rigorously conducted studies that examined use of medications rooted in traditional chinese medicine for conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and narrowing or hardening of the arteries ( atherosclerosis) chinese herbal medications might help prevent or. Diagnosis is reached through spiritual means and a treatment is prescribed, usually consisting of a herbal remedy that is considered to have not only healing abilities but also symbolic and spiritual significance traditional african medicine, with its belief that illness is not derived from chance occurrences, but through. Cordyceps (cordyceps sinensis), which is sometimes known as chinese caterpillar fungus, is widely used in traditional chinese medicine to treat two studies dealt with aristolochic acid nephropathy (gao 2007 zhang 2009), and one investigated participants with hypertension nephropathy (fu 2009.
Background traditional chinese medicine (tcm) including chinese herbal therapy has been widely practiced in china however, little is known about chinese herbal therapy use for hypertension management, which is one of the most prevalent chronic conditions in china thus we described chinese. Researchers find acupuncture equally effective for the treatment of hypertension as the drug nifedipine, a pharmaceutical medication used for the treatment of high the acupuncture point prescription selection is supported by prior research and classical traditional chinese medicine (tcm) principles. The following search terms were used individually or combined: “traditional chinese medicine,” “chinese medicine,” “chinese herbal medicine,” “herb,” “ blood pressure,” “hypertension,” “essential hypertension” chinese terms that were used in search were equivalent to those used to search from english. Traditional chinese medicine explains that health is the result of a harmonious balance of the complementary extremes of yin and yang of the life force known as qi, pronounced chi illness is said to be the consequence of an imbalance of the forces qi is said to flow through meridians, or pathways,.
Report 2: clinical efficacy of the treatment of sars with integrated traditional chinese medicine and western medicine: an analysis of 524 cases the diagnostic criteria used conformed to those set out in clinical diagnosis criteria for infectious sars and diagnostic criteria for severe sars cases promulgated by the. Over 30 percent of americans use some form of non-conventional medicine, according to the national center for complementary and integrative health acupuncture is an effective form of alternative medicine that has proven to treat over 20 conditions including depression, hypertension and stroke,.
Additionally, as a general rule, older adult populations are more likely to use both conventional drug therapy and herbal medicines in the us the commission e monographs in germany  are an example of a more scientific approach to evaluating efficacy and safety of herbs in western medicine. Qualitative methods were therefore used to collect data for this study, which was conducted to investigate the attitudes of chinese towards the strengths and weaknesses of traditional chinese medicine (tcm) and western medicine in order to allow health care workers a better understanding of the health practices of their.
Hypertension can be a dangerous condition when left untended, but is also a manageable one western medicine generally prescribes medication and healthier eating habits to control hypertension while these lifestyle changes are always beneficial, there are some eastern practices that may prove even. In both traditional chinese and western medicine, the analysis and diagnosis of the disease reflect an understanding of its root causes thus, the use of dimensionality reduction methods is critical for dealing with the complexity systems to explore the law of pathogenesis evolution of stroke disease, and only the maturity. Traditional chinese medicine might be effective as a complement or alternative to traditional western medicine for primary and secondary prevention of trials of traditional chinese medicine used for patients with hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes/pre-diabetes, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Clinical trials have shown that acupuncture has a proven therapeutic effect against hypertension and according to cm theory, chinese medicine has a similar effect on anxiety according to chinese medicine theory acupuncture can be prescribed to calm the mind and relieve anxiety but depending on the diagnosis, might. Per my healing method, he stopped taking any western medicine and was taking chinese herb tea exclusively for a treatment course of 100 days at the end of the treatment, the traditional chinese medicine tea has cured all of his high blood pressure condition with no side affects and recurrence. The western-style diet is perhaps the primary contributing cause of essential hypertension, according to research hypertension in chinese medicine is related to imbalances of the kidney and liver organ systems a traditional chinese herbal formula called gastrodia gambir is used to support healthy blood pressure. [study on medical pattern of traditional chinese medicine and western medicine diagnosis and treatment of hypertension patients in 30 034 cases in real world] [ article in chinese] ma jh, wang zf, xie ym, yang w, yang zx, zhuang y, wang yy select patients diagnosed of hypertension in the first place in 16 hospitals.