A Handbook of TCM Pediatrics: A Practitioner's Guide to the by Bob Flaws

By Bob Flaws

This article is the fruit of intensive study into the chinese language scientific literature on pediatrics and the reaction to years of practitioner requests for an exceptional, entire TCM pediatric textbook. It covers over forty five universal pediatric complains, giving differential prognosis, disorder mechanisms, natural therapy, acumoxa remedy the place acceptable, and Bob's reviews approximately each. those ailments are awarded within the chronological order that and so they look & contain every thing from colic and cradle cap to mumps and pediatric hyperactivity. There also are specified sections on pediatric analysis and treating teenagers with chinese language natural drugs, immunizations, and nutritional remedy.

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They are not greasy, fatty, or too high in hard to digest proteins. Animal proteins, including cheeses, wheat products, and corn should be kept for later when the child’s digestion has matured and become stronger. After all, cooked corn will go through the digestive tract in pieces even among many adults. In particular, wheat is considered cooling and dampening by nature in Chinese medicine. That means that it is more difficult to digest than rice and more likely to cause food stagnation. The Chinese medical classics are full of admonitions not to overeat sodden wheat products which may easily cause food stagnation and injury to the spleen or the process of digestion.

Eventually the crying and stubbornness will give way to at least grudging compliance. On the other hand, the parent always has the option of letting the child eat what they want and continue to be sick. Each family has to make their own decisions. However, everyone needs to be clear that in such situations, one cannot have it both ways — a healthy child willfully eating sugars and sweets. Conclusion In the following chapters, we will discuss other ways to treat disease and promote health according to the 2000 plus years of accumulated wisdom of Chinese medicine.

One should use suitable methods of administration and even new forms of Chinese medicinals in pediatrics. 4. One should know well the methods of administering Chinese medicine in decoction to children. In terms of the above two statements, many Chinese as well as Western practitioners KEY POINTS IN TREATING CHILDREN think that it is difficult or impossible to give infants and young children Chinese herbal decoctions. However, this is really not so. Yes, if one tries to give a baby or young child a decoction in a teacup and ask them or even try to force them to drink it, they typically will not.

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