Chinese Medical Gynaecology- A Self Help Guide to Women's Health by Eddie Dowd
An introductory guide to using a Chinese medicine approach to treat the most common health problems women experience including issues of the menstrual cycle, reproductive and fertility issues, and menopause. With nutritional recipes and Chinese medicine diagnostics, this resource is essential for anyone looking to take control of their own health.
Taking a holistic approach that includes the traditional Chinese approach that food is medicine, appropriate recipes are included along with other treatment suggestions. The author provides an overview of the history of Chinese medicine and a clear and simple explanation of the principles of its theoretical basis, including the 5 vital substances, organ theory, channel (meridian theory) and the nature of Yin and Yang, thus providing a context for understanding symptoms from a Chinese perspective, and treatments that can be undertaken at home.
- Eamonn Brady (MPharm, MPSI) Pharmacist and owner of Whelehans Pharmacy, Pearse St and Clonmore Mullingar, Co Westmeath