Posts From Kate Kent, R.TCMP, R.Ac.

Traditional Chinese Medicine: Herbs, Acupuncture, and Exercise Clear Menstrual Pain and Discomfort

July 1, 2017

Menstrual pain (dysmenorrhea) is one of the most common gynecological problems that women face. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, women who suffer from...

Overcoming Guilt and Acknowledging Our True Feelings

June 1, 2017

Every animal is afraid of pain and will do anything to avoid it. It’s natural. But this avoidance creates a whole host of problems. In...

TCM for Tranquility

March 1, 2016

Increase Your Energy, Vitality, and Productivity by Harnessing Stress Effectively “The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking...

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Stiff and Aching Joints

February 6, 2014

With the baby boom generation heading into its late 60’s, many people are starting to suffer from stiff and aching joints. Big business certainly knows...

How Chinese Medicine and Counselling Work Together to Improve Mental Health

March 1, 2013

Imagine what it would be like to have no memory. We take for granted that we’ll remember where we are going, where we live, and...

Three Natural Treatments for Anxiety Disorder

September 1, 2012

The carefree days of summer are coming to an end. Some people cope well with getting back into routine while others find it extremely difficult....

Chinese Medicine for Treatment of Fibromyalgia

May 1, 2011

If you’ve never had (or even heard of) fibromyalgia, consider yourself very lucky! Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) is a nasty, pernicious disease that predominantly targets women...

Chinese Medicine For Treating Insomnia

September 1, 2010

It is common knowledge that the immune system works best during sleep, since it’s at this time that our natural killer cells are generated. Sleep...

Chinese Medicine for Crohn’s, Colitis, and IBS

May 1, 2010

Irritable bowel is a catch-all name for abdominal pain and bowel problems that do not have another explanation. For the sake of this article, I...

Overcoming Guilt And Acknowledging our True Feelings

October 1, 2009

Every animal is afraid of pain and will do anything to avoid it. It’s natural. But this avoidance creates a whole host of problems. In...

Your Dynamic Brain

October 1, 2008

Remodeling It to Overcome Depression Depression is an insidious disease that strikes randomly across a wide population. It can happen any time, even when times...

Being Present NOW

May 1, 2008

It is hard to be totally present all the time. Ask anyone. The mind flits from what happened to what will happen with lightening speed....

Balance Your Yin & Yang: Preventive Medicine Techniques for Restoring the Smooth Flow of Chi

May 1, 2007

It would be wonderful if we were each born with a set of instructions on how to look after our bodies. But we’re not, and...

Liver Yang Rising

September 1, 2006

Treating pain with Traditional Chinese Medicine I found her hunched over holding her head in my waiting room. She had called for an emergency treatment...

TCM for Anxiety and Depression

September 1, 2006

Sufferers Benefit from Three Pillars of Healing – Counselling, Chinese Medicine, and Diet Anxiety is a very unpleasant type of mental disorder that affects literally...

Fear of Closeness

July 1, 2006

When is it Time to Emerge from Behind the Defences? A 50-year-old woman came to see me because she’d been having a series of very...

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