With us leading such hectic lives, stress has become inevitable. But is stress always bad for us? Surprisingly, the answer is no. Eustress is a term for good stress– it produces a positive feeling of excitement that keeps us motivated. On the other hand, when stress is much more than what we can handle, it becomes excessive and results in you being stressed out; i.e. distress.
Chinese New Year is a time for family, friends, and of course, food! With all the feasting and endless treats, it may be tempting to indulge this festive season. Physicians Charlotte and Klaryce are here to share how popular CNY foods can affect your body from a TCM perspective, and how to take care of our health amidst the festivities!
Coughing is your body’s natural reaction to clear irritants in your throat and airways. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, the lungs are delicate organs and are most susceptible to be affected by external pathogens or factors. Physician Kang Ting shares with us acupoints that can help relieve the symptoms and other lifestyle tips.