29 Nov

Obesity and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Obesity and life expectancy A study has shown that obese men with body mass index of 35 or above, have a reduced life expectancy of 8 years. This is a conclusion of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Women of the same age , have a life expectancy reduction of 6 years. Causes of obesity […]

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27 Nov

Concepts of health and illness

Good health depends on the ability of the organisms to adapt to change and maintain balance. The equilibrium is meant to be the balance between the internal organs’ physiology and their influence on external factors such as climate, accidents, viruses and pollution. Sickness is due to the bodies inability to maintain its equilibrium due to […]

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