Encore Episode: Demystifying Chinese Medicine & Monthly Cycles


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encore-episode-demystifying-chinese-medicine-monthly-cyclesChinese medicine has a different approach to women's health.Practicing Chinese medicine requires thinking outside of the conventional box. An anthropological approach is used when thinking about health and the body.
Menstrual cycles are approached with caution in Eastern medicine. Nutrition is greatly considered. Activity is taken into account. Women are weary of eating cold foods during their periods.
As menstruation is an indicator of overall health, women approach it proactively.
After birthing a baby, women will sit for a month. This process involves just nursing the baby, resting and eating plenty of nutritious foods to replenish the body.
Listen as Dr. Eric Karchmer joins Dr. Holly Lucille to discuss Chinese medicine and women’s health.

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