Chinese Herbal Medicine – A Case Study

I was living in South London when I first heard about Traditional Chinese Medicine from a local pharmacist from whom I was getting my eczema prescriptions.  He suggested I try this alternative treatment that people with skin conditions found very helpful. … Continue reading

Traditional Chinese Medicine

  Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) – whose main component is Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM) – is a body of healing practices that also include acupuncture, acupressure, cupping, massage (Tuina), dietary therapy and breathing exercises (Tai Chi, Qi Gong), etc. Traditional Chinese Medicine involves the … Continue reading

Living With Eczema

I have been suffering from atopic eczema (dermatitis) for about 35 years. This debilitating condition has so affected me that I divide my life into 2 parts. The period before eczema, and the period after the start of eczema. Up … Continue reading

A Family History Of Allergies

I am an atopic patient and I belong to an atopic family. It means there is a family history of allergies in my family. Most members of my family suffer to some extent from allergies. My mother, who is still … Continue reading