Chinese Medicine for the Modern World: Ancient Wisdom to Stop Worrying, Hurrying, and Overeating

Chinese Medicine for the Modern World: Ancient Wisdom to Stop Worrying, Hurrying, and Overeating

by E Douglas Kihn DOM

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ISBN-13: 9780738758909
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 02/08/2019
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 841,996
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

E Douglas Kihn is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and a wellness coach with over three decades of experience teaching and practicing Chinese medicine. He is the author of BodyTrust , Avoiding Death Indefinitely , and The Workbook of Chinese Herbs , and the producer of BodyTrust Weekly and BodyTrust Mornings on YouTube. Dr. Kihn lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Part One: The Basic Language and Theory
Chapter 1: The Duality Theory of Nature: Yin and Yang.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Chapter 2: Eight Principles... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Chapter 3: The Five Substances.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Chapter 4: The Five Element Theory of Nature.. . . . . . . 61
Chapter 5: Qi Pathways and the Internal Organs... . . . . . 71

Part Two: Pathology
Chapter 6: Pathology of External Origin.. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . 99
Chapter 7: Pathology of Internal Origin... . . . . . . . 115
Chapter 8: Defining the Modern Syndrome.. . . . . . . . . . .161

Part Three: Defeating the Modern Syndrome
Chapter 9: Diagnosis and Treatment in the Twenty-First Century.. . . . . . 185
Chapter 10: Defeating the Modern Syndrome with Wellness Coaching.. . . . . . . .. . . . . 205

Conclusion.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243

Bibliography.. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245

Further Resources... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247

Index.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253

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