Autoimmune Diseases – Part 2

Autoimmune

Obviously there is no theory of “autoimmune” diseases in Chinese medicine. However, by analyzing the nature of autoimmunity and of the Chinese correspondent of the immune system (which I shall call “defence system”) , we can formulate certain theories. In my opinion, autoimmunity implies seven aspects from a Chinese perspective which set it apart from … Read More

The Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases with Chinese Medicine – Part 1

Autoimmune

AUTO-IMMUNE DISEASES: A CHINESE MEDICINE VIEW Autoimmune diseases comprise a large number of diseases (more than 200) which are very different from one another. The most common ones that we will see in the clinic are: Multiple sclerosis Systemic lupus erithematosus (SLE) Rheumatoid arthritis Sjogren’s Syndrome Hashimoto Thyroiditis Graves’ Disease Crohn’s Disease Chinese medicine does … Read More