Deranged liver enzymes are common finding in COVID-19 patients. Usually, it is in the form of altered aminotransferases picked up during routine investigations. The cause of the liver injury is not clearly established, but most likely, it seems multifactorial, with a cytokine storm and immune dysregulation possibly playing a role so it could be hypoxia, hypotension, multiple drugs, direct viral effect, and ICU-related infections. There are data indicate that 2–11% of patients with COVID-19 had liver comorbidities
中医疫病的历史回顾 历代中医疫病基本认识 中医疫病的学术流派 中医人痘接种的历史 Retrospection of TCM History on Plague The basic understanding of Plague by TCM The schools of TCM on Plague understanding and treatment Variolation in China: Pioneer of Modern vaccination 中医疫病的历史回顾 Retrospection on History of TCM Epidemiology According to studies in Wuhan Hubei China, where COVID- 19 was first discovered, TCM has been used successfully in more than 92% of all patients suffering from COVID- 19. Good therapeutic effects totaling more
TCM Food Therapy for Cancer Care American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine By: Baisong Zhong L.Ac, Ph.D, MD(China) What is food therapy benefits for cancer patients? The nutrition needs of people with cancer vary from person to person. Eating well while cancer patients are being treated for cancer might help patients: Feel better. Keep up patients’ strength and energy. Maintain patients’ weight and body’s store of nutrients. Better tolerate treatment-related side effects. Lower risk of infection.
What is meditation? How can I meditate? The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health says, “Many studies have been conducted to look at how meditation may be helpful for a variety of conditions, such as high blood pressure, certain psychological disorders, and pain. A number of studies also have helped researchers learn how meditation might work and how it affects the brain.” With so many benefits listed, and more, that is the topic of
Mental Health: How Do Each of Us Help Reduce Violence? As we navigate through these times, the topic of mental health seems to have been swept under the rug. We consume an excess of information, some that we agree with, others we don’t. And we can easily find ourselves irritated or angry at each other; adding fuel to the fire. How can we work around this? How do we deescalate the situation starting with ourselves