For yet unknown reasons, Traditional Chinese Medicine is shown to have been effective for centuries. And today with what we know from modern medicine, pairing the two together is when real breakthroughs can begin. Small scale changes like using TCM to alleviate medication side effects, or incorporating yoga into an exercise regimen can change a person’s outlook on health. Larger scale effects can lead to deeper understanding of the body’s relationship with the mind and the subtle details of our organs and their purposes.
General well being and good health is the main focus of TCM, and when used in tandem with western medicinal treatments, can have enormous benefits. Take a look at this infographic from Urban Monk for more on the ancient application of Traditional Chinese Medicine, how we benefit from those practices today, and what effects TCM has on modern medicine, patients, and scientists.
Infographic by: urbanmonknutrition.com