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Image Credit Autumn corresponds to the Metal Phase in the Five Phase Doctrine of Chinese philosophy. Traditional Oriental Medicine (TOM) theory, having been influenced by these ideas at least a century before the birth of Christ, ascribes the Organ Systems of the Lung and Large Intestine to the Metal Phase. To get mildly geeky on … Continue reading wellness supporter 602

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Over the course of 16+ years in practice as an acupuncturist, I've heard numerous reports from patients about how they store and experience mental-emotional stress in their bellies. Symptoms range from decreased appetite, increased appetite, various types of pain, and bowel dysfunctions (especially diarrhea). Traditional Oriental Medicine (TOM) recognizes the Spleen, Stomach, and pancreas as … Continue reading centering practice 292