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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. What is East Asian Medicine?

East Asian Medicine include diverse therapeutic practices and philosophies originating in countries such as China, Korea, Japan and Vietnam.

2. What are the main therapies of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Traditional Chinese Medicine include therapeutic techniques such as  acupuncture, phytotherapy, massage, diet therapy, qi gong and tai chi.

3. How does acupuncture work?

Acupuncture is based on the theory of meridians. By inserting fine needles into specific points along these meridians, acupuncture stimulates energy flow and promotes balance in the body.

4. What health conditions can East Asian Medicine treat?

East Asian Medicine is applicable to a wide variety of health conditions.

5. What are the benefits of Chinese herbal medicine?

Chinese herbal medicine uses a variety of materia medica to treat imbalances in the body, offering a natural approach and personalized treatment.

6. Is East Asian Medicine safe?

When administered by properly trained professionals, East Asian medicine is generally considered safe. Qualified therapists carry out a thorough patient assessment before starting any treatment, minimizing risks and tailoring therapies to individual needs.

7. How to find a qualified practitioner in East Asian Medicine?

To find a practitioner qualified in East Asian medicine, look for practitioners who are licensed and adequately trained in traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, or other therapies.

8. What are the differences between Western Medicine and East Asian Medicine?

Western medicine is based on medical diagnosis and uses pharmaceutical treatments and surgery. Whereas East Asian Medicine is comprehensive and emphasizes energy balance and disease prevention. Each system of medicine's approach is different, but they can often be complementary.

9. Is East Asian Medicine based on scientific evidence?

East Asian medicine has a rich historical base, but some of its treatments still lack solid scientific evidence. Some East Asian medicine therapies have been scientifically studied and show therapeutic benefits.

10. What are East Asian Medicine self-care techniques?

East Asian medicine emphasizes self-care as an essential part of health. Some self-care techniques include meditation, balanced eating, practicing tai chi, qi gong, and pursuing a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

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