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






Behaviour Modification Therapy






I have been a regular outpatient at the Dermatology department of Homerton University Hospital in Hackney East London since 1995. During this time I have been followed by 3 consultants who helped me deal with my severe skin condition. I … 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