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Oct 25

Chronic Kidney Disease (Stage 5) – Patient S

Patient S is an interesting case for several reasons: He was 81 years old when he began to see me. His eGFR before his Chinese medicine treatment was very low at 16 (Late Stage 4). He quitted his treatment of Chinese medicine and restarted again, which demonstrated the effect of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in […]

Nov 18

Protein Restriction for Chronic Kidney Disease

I had a patient come in yesterday for Chronic Kidney Disease. He has been seeing a nephrologist for five years and has been on dialysis for a year already. I was shocked to find out that he said no one ever told him that he needs to restrict his protein intake. This is very basic […]

Nov 16

Guillain-Barre Syndrome Case – Patient E

Patient E is a middle aged woman from South East Asia. She came to see me for her severe case of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) in March of 2016. Her condition began after her trip back to her home country in January. She developed severe diarrhea, numbness and tingling in her hands and feet, extreme fatigue, […]

Jun 30

15 million needles (a documentary film)

I would like to share an amazing documentary about famed and influential acupuncturist Dr. Zhu. He revolutionized the way we treat stroke patients. I am very proud to have graduated from the same school and worked at the same hospital as he did in Shanghai.

Feb 12

Acne Case – Patient J

Before Treatment After Treatment   Patient J is a single mother and esthetician student in her mid twenties. She came to see me in October of 2015 for her severe acne that had been raging on for about two months. Being a hopeful esthetician, she is extremely careful with her skin and the outbreak of […]

Oct 14

Hair Loss Case – Patient M

Patient M is a female software engineer in her early 40s. She first came to see me for her hair loss on April 30th, 2015. Her symptoms began in the end of 2014 during a stressful assignment. She experienced severe fatigue, poor sleeping quality, lost of her voice and shedding hairs. Being a health conscious […]

Oct 5

Nobel prize awarded to scientist of Traditional Chinese Medicine

A scientist of Traditional Chinese Medicine was awarded Nobel prize today for finding a cure for malaria. She looked into 1600 years old record of Traditional Chinese Medicine and isolated artemisinin as the active ingredient of Qinghao. Ancient Chinese people had been using Qinghao to fight malaria for thousands of years. Not only do they […]

Sep 19

Over-prescription of pain medication is causing a surge of heroin problem in the US.

The Economist reports a surge of heroin use in the US. Three quarter of heroin addicts began their opioid use from prescription pain drugs. According to CDC, there is 300% increase in sales of opioid since 1999. It is not hard to see where the problem is coming from. Currently we are in a pain […]

Aug 6

The Mythology Of Science-Based Medicine

I would like to share an excellent article written by Larry Dossey M.D., Rustum Roy Ph.D and Deepak Chopra, that discuss the common misconception about medical treatments. It is unfortunate that in an age of science and critical thinking, most people, even professionals and scientists, cannot objectively evaluate the merits of medical treatments. Instead, people […]

Jan 26

從現代解剖學看行住坐臥-鄭偉德中醫師講於El Camino Hospital

你常常身體酸痛嗎?會不會一運動就受傷呢?你對中醫養生有興趣嗎?古代的醫學常識和現代醫學如何聯繫呢?這場講座會教你如何用現代解剖學的角度來看古人的養生知識。 鄭偉德中醫師在加州山景城的El Camino Hospital向大家介紹如何在行住坐臥上用正確的姿勢。大部分的人並不知道自己的姿勢是錯誤的,以至­很多人在日常生活中和運動時造對自己身體造成了傷害。了解正確的姿勢有助於預防傷害、提高精力、放鬆心情、增加效率。對中醫養生有興趣的朋友不可錯過。 Victor Cheng, L. Ac. lectures on proper posture to audiences at El Camino Hospital of Mountain View, California. (The lecture is Chinese-only)