TCM Views On Factors That Affect Our Weight

As in most health-related issues, we want a magic bullet. People with migraines want to understand what one thing is triggering their headaches. People with anxiety want a quick fix. And people who want to lose weight want the miracle food that will melt away their fat forever. The good news is that once you understand that there is no single reason you are tipping the scale to new heights, it becomes easier to take baby steps that compound over time and will yield results.

Are Meridians For Real?

In the practice of various traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) therapies like Guasha and Acupuncture, the main channels in which the practitioners work on are called meridians. So what are these meridians and are they even real? From a conventional perspective, if something can’t be proven, it’s disregarded. Here’s how both TCM and modern science validate energy channels.