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Below are articles by Tran, both published and unpublished, discussing Traditional Chinese Medicine and its role in the West, as well as our Food for Healing series of information brochures.

Adobe Acrobat Spacer Chinese Medicine in the West: A different perspective
I was pleased to see the publication of an interesting debate between five respected and experienced practitioners in the Journal of Chinese Medicine, issue number 90, June 2009. "Chinese Medicine in the West 2009" attempted to address many issues from several viewpoints. I do believe it is important that we address the changing nature of TCM as society evolves. However, several important points were raised and yet amongst them, the loss of traditional practice was never discussed. In this article, I discuss the detrimental effects of modernising Chinese Medicine and the need to step back into traditional methods. I would like to offer a different approach, a different viewpoint, a different interpretation of TCM, and how it can be used in today's world. Modernising is not the only way to approach TCM...

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Adobe Acrobat Spacer Food for Healing: The Nature of Foods
Traditional Chinese Medicine categorizes foods into groups based on their effect to our body such as hot, cold or damp. We believe if one consume one type of food too much or too often can cause imbalance internally which will lead to illnesses...

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Adobe Acrobat Spacer Food for Healing: The Common Cold
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the common cold is caused by "Wind" invading the human body. There are two types or stages of colds, "Wind Cold" and "Wind Heat". Each has different symptoms and therefore, has different treatments...

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Adobe Acrobat Spacer Food for Healing: Headaches
There are many different types of headaches classified by cause. Generally, however, there are two main types:
Type One Headache normally accompanied with the common cold or flu. Type Two Headache related to high blood pressure, menstrual cycles, emotional stress or tension. Migraines belong to this type...

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Adobe Acrobat Spacer Food for Healing: Hypertension
Commonly known as high blood pressure. Symptoms often include one or more of the following: headache, dizziness, tinnitus, blurry vision, palpitations, tightness or fullness on the chest, fatique, insomnia, vertigo. It is commonly caused by hardening of the arteries or kidney dysfunction...

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Adobe Acrobat Spacer Five cases of depleted Yin
Traditional Chinese medicine has turned a big corner in the last century. Such was the turn that now we can barely see the road behind. Personal experiences handed down through generations have been wiped out by China's whirlwind cultural revolution, while new practitioners have only a very limited number of ancient textbooks to resource...

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Adobe Acrobat Spacer Chinese Medicine: Lives, not Diseases
I was pleased to read an interesting debate between five highly respected practitioners in the Journal of Chinese Medicine...

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