Chinese medicine open free breathing, good digestion and restful sleep
are considered the cornerstone of maintaining good health and vitality.
If any of these important functions become weakened then it can affect
the bodies ability to deal with stress and fighting off illness. The
Chinese belief that working with therapies, exercises or practices that
reinforce sleep, digestion and breathing can promote the bodies natural
Breath - is so fundamental to life,
it is easily overlooked. Restrictions to the way we breath can be caused
by bad posture, acute and chronic disease, stress and unexpressed emotions.
To find out more about the breath click here.
There are numerous ways to work on improving the breath. Qi Gong and
meditation are both renowned
for their work expanding the capacity for the breath though relaxation
and self awareness.
Digestion - is the amazing process of transforming
the food and drink we consume into energy and the building blocks of
our body. We literally are what we eat, so if our digestive process
is not functioning properly then we have less ability to heal trauma
to the body. The two important components in Chinese Medical theory
are diet and digestion. For tips about the best way to improve your
digestion click here.
If you know your chinese medicine diagnosis you can look up what foods
are good for you and what foods you might want to reduce our cut out
Sleep - Having restful sleep where you wake up feeling refreshed
and energised is a sign that this area of your life is functioning well.
If you have insomnia, vivid dreams that leave you tired and disorientated,
frequent urination at night, night sweats or a busy mind that cannot
switch off then this should be looked at and treated to prevent long
term taxation on your body.
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