Advanced Clinical Therapies in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine

1st Edition

Authors: Anika Al-Shura
Paperback ISBN: 9780128001226
eBook ISBN: 9780128006405
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 25th April 2014
Page Count: 84
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Advanced Clinical Therapies in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine is a reference on cardiovascular diseases that can be treated with Chinese medicine in both outpatient and inpatient settings in China. The book also examines the scope of practice of TCM in treating cardiovascular disease in a private or multi-disciplinary setting.

This book is aimed at US-based licensed TCM practitioners as well as cardiology researchers.

Key Features

  • Realistically describes diseases that are commonly treated using Chinese medicine
  • Guides the treatment of cardiovascular disease in the hospital and private clinic settings in China as a reference
  • Prepares the practitioner to sit for the Niambi Wellness Integrative anatomy and pathophysiology in cardiology final online exam


This book is intended for U.S. based licensed TCM practitioners, cardiologists and researchers of TCM and cardiology.

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
    • Approving Agencies
    • Course Description
    • Course Objectives
  • Section I: Overview of Diseases
    • Chapter 1. Cardiovascular Disorders in TCM
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 1.1 Part 1: Constitutional Theory
      • 1.2 Part 2: Lipoprotein Disorders
      • 1.3 Part 3: Hypertension
      • 1.4 Part 4: Arrhythmia
      • 1.5 Part 5: Sick Sinus Syndrome
      • 1.6 Part 6: Angina Pectoris
      • 1.7 Part 7: Rheumatic Fever
      • 1.8 Part 8: Endocarditis
      • 1.9 Part 9: Cardiogenic Shock
      • 1.10 Part 10: Thromboangiitis Obliterans
      • 1.11 Part 11: Takayasu Arteritis
      • Notes
    • Chapter 2. Listing of Primary TCM Differentiations for Cardiovascular Disorders
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 2.1 Part 1: Lipoprotein Disorders
      • 2.2 Part 2: Hypertension
      • 2.3 Part 3: Atrial Fibrillation
      • 2.4 Part 4: Arrhythmia
      • 2.5 Part 5: Sick Sinus Syndrome
      • 2.6 Part 6: Angina Pectoris
      • 2.7 Part 7: Rheumatic Fever
      • 2.8 Part 8: Endocarditis
      • 2.9 Part 9: Cardiogenic Shock
      • 2.10 Part 10: Takayasu Arteritis
      • 2.11 Part 11: Thromboangiitis Obliterans
      • Notes
  • Section II: Cardiac Rhythm Diseases
    • Chapter 3. Key Points of Cardiac Rhythm Disorders
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 3.1 Part 1: Arrhythmia
      • 3.2 Part 2: Sick Sinus Syndrome
      • Notes
    • Chapter 4. Key Points of Cardiac Rhythm Disorders in TCM
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 4.1 Part 1: Arrhythmia
      • 4.2 Part 2: Sick Sinus Syndrome
      • Notes
    • Chapter 5. Integrative Treatments for Rhythm Disorders
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 5.1 Part 1: Arrhythmia
      • 5.2 Part 2: Sick Sinus Syndrome
      • 5.3 Part 3: Basic Method for Indicating or Contraindicating
      • Notes


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About the Author

Anika Al-Shura

Anika Niambi Al-Shura, MSOM, PhD is originally from Louisville, KY and founded Niambi Wellness Institute, LLC in 1994. Since that time Dr. Anika has been transitioning practice perspectives from alternative healthcare in medical massage therapy to integrative Chinese medicine. In 2004, Dr. Anika earned her bachelors in Professional Health Sciences and masters degree in Oriental Medicine from East West College of Natural Medicine, travelled to China and continued her 10 year medical study and a career in teaching until 2014. Dr. Anika studied at Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, Jujiiang Medical University Hospital and Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital. She earned study certificates in Chinese internal medicine, internal medicine and general surgery, and a specialty in Chinese medicine cardiology. During her teaching career, Dr. Anika taught medical subjects and research at Shandong Medical University, Jiujiang Medical College and Tianjin Medical University. While teaching, she completed her dissertation on Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine, and received her doctorate in medical education in 2014. Since 2014, Dr. Anika has been living in Florida, where she is developing the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine (ICCM) study program at Niambi Wellness. There are 8 courses in the program which were approved by NCCAOM and Florida Medical Board of Acupuncture for awarding CE credits to licensed practitioners. The course textbooks for the program were published by Elsevier Academic Press. Eligibility and registration information can be found at

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, CEU Instructor, Niambi Wellness Institute, LLC, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine