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This TCM Physician Explains How Acupuncture Can Help With Diabetes

This TCM Physician Explains How Acupuncture Can Help With Diabetes

Diabetes is often managed through Western medicine, insulin, and blood sugar monitoring to treat and monitor for chronic problems brought on by the disease. However, did you know that Traditional Chinese Medicine can also be used to help with diabetes and other similar illnesses?

Registered TCM physician Chen Yan Fang has a strong passion for gua sha, tui na, and other kinds of TCM treatments. She was featured on DoctorxDentist Sessions recently and gave her tips on the philosophy of TCM treatment as well as methods for managing diabetes. Here's what she said.

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Vocal cord paralysis is also known as recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis. The recurrent laryngeal nerve controls the muscles of the voice box, when the nerve is injured, patients may experience problems with their speech, breathing and swallowing. As the left recurrent laryngeal ne...
18 Mar 2019

A TCM Physician Tells You What You Need To Know Before Trying Acupuncture

A TCM Physician Tells You What You Need To Know Before Trying Acupuncture

Over the last few years, acupuncture has received growing interest in Singapore. Medical professionals (i.e. doctors and dentists) are going for courses to get certified as an acupuncturist and more Singaporeans are interested in going for acupuncture treatments.

To help you navigate the complex world of acupuncture, TCM Physician Lin Xiao Yan wrote a thorough guide to acupuncture in Singapore.

Here's what you should take note of before you go for your first acupuncture session. 

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Acupuncture helps with regulating blood sugar by balancing your body’s major organs and the balance of Yin and Yang in you. It does not directly bring the blood sugar level down like western drugs, but rather we aim to improve a person’s body constitution and regain prop...
16 Jan 2019

The Complete Guide To Acupuncture In Singapore (2019)

The Complete Guide To Acupuncture In Singapore (2019)

Acupuncture is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practice that can be traced back to at least 2,500 years ago. Over the last few years, this method of treatment has received growing interest in Singapore. 

More medical professionals (i.e. doctors and dentists) are now becoming accredited acupuncturists. As an experienced TCM physician who has a special interest in performing acupuncture treatments, I’m writing this post to help you understand how it all works.

I hope this post will help to shed some light for those of you who are interested in going for acupuncture treatments.

It covers important points that my patients, friends, as well as family often ask me about, such as: 

  • How does acupuncture work?
  • The cost of TCM acupuncture treatment in Singapore
  • How to find a trusted TCM clinic for acupuncture treatment in Singapore
1813 views 20 Dec 2018

Can Acupuncture Improve Fertility? This TCM Physician Tells All

Can Acupuncture Improve Fertility? This TCM Physician Tells All

Getting pregnant can sometimes be tricky. If you are struggling to conceive, don't worry, you're not alone.

Approximately 15% of couples in Singapore cannot get pregnant successfully within 12 months of trying to have a child, while roughly 50% of these couples have discovered that the cause may be an underlying medical disorder.

Physician Lin Jia Yi’s Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) treatments may just improve the chances of pregnancy. She’s got loads of clinical experience under her belt and is passionate about TCM fertility treatments.

1111 views 7 Nov 2018
Thanks for the D2D. Yes, acupuncture is effective for fertility. Acupuncture treatment which involves inserting needles at specific acupoints along the meridians, regulates the flow of qi and blood and restore healthy balance of yin and Yang. It serves to tonify where th...
17 Sep 2018
Thanks for your query and interest in understanding the science behind TCM for your hair loss problems. I will attempt to generate a few scenarios to better answer your question. Firstly, if your hair loss results from menstrual irregularity or postpartum, there is usually...
5 May 2018
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