Tuesday, March 13, 2007

What is TCM good for?

What is TCM good for?

Over the centuries, TCM has been used to treat countless conditions. Western scientists are still studying its effectiveness for various diseases. Some of the conditions for which TCM is known to be particularly helpful include:

* obesity
* diabetes and its complications such as retinopathy (damage to the retina located in the back of the eye)
* high cholesterol
* male and female fertility disorders
* Alzheimer's disease
* digestive disorders (such as irritable bowel syndrome)
* recurrent cystitis (inflammation of the bladder)

TCM may also be an effective treatment for the following ailments:

* allergies
* sinusitis
* addictions
* pain (including childbirth and abdominal)
* menopausal symptoms
* osteoporosis
* arthritis
* infections (respiratory, bladder, vaginal)
* sleep disorders
* stress
* constipation