Nutrition Eastern Medicine theory suggests that diet has a direct and profound influence on the health and well being of an individual. The principles were developed over 2000 years ago and are still relevant to today’s patient. When the digestive system is not working correctly we see more imbalances in a person’s health. In Eastern medicine we diagnose individual conditions in terms of deficiency, excess, obstruction, outside sources and the influences on yin, yang, qi, blood as well as what channel is being affected for why the condition may exist. Examples of dietary influences on diagnosis can include: Not eating leads to general deficiency of Qi and blood; Overeating obstructs.
Anxiety As described by the Mayo Clinic: Experiencing occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. However, people with anxiety disorders frequently have intense, excessive and persistent worry and fear about everyday situations. Often, anxiety disorders involve repeated episodes of sudden feelings of intense anxiety and fear or terror that reach a peak within minutes (panic attacks). These feelings of anxiety and panic interfere with daily activities, are difficult to control, are out of proportion to the actual danger and can last a long time. You may avoid places or situations to prevent these feelings. Symptoms may start during childhood or the teen years and continue into adulthood. Sometimes medical.