Traditional Chinese Medicine 

C.C., Staff Writer

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Traditional Chinese Medicine has been around for at least 2,000 years but the most earliest know and or written record of Chinese medicine is the Huangdi Neijing from the 3rd century BCE. ‘Ancient Chinese believed that humans are microcosms of the larger surrounding universe, and are interconnected with nature and subject to its forces. It is believed that to regain balance, you must achieve “a balance between the internal body organs and the external elements of earth, fire, water, wood, and metal.” Western scientists have not studied the use or benefit of transitional Chinese medicine but traditional Chinese medicine is used to address, allergies, anxiety, back pain, depression, fertility, and so on. Unlike modern medicine being based on the diagnosis, Traditional Chinese Medicine its treatment would depend on the underlying imbalance, say you aren’t getting enough sleep during the night you might be depressed or you have back pain.