The Practice of Chinese Medicine

2nd Edition

The Treatment of Diseases with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs

Author:

  • Giovanni Maciocia
    • Print ISBN 9780443074905
    • Electronic ISBN

    Table of Contents

    1. HEADACHES

    2. DIZZINESS

    3. BREATHLESSNESS

    4. WHEEZING

    5. ASTHMA

    6. ALLERGIC RHINITIS

    7. SINUSITIS

    8. COUGH

    9. THE PSYCHE IN CHINESE MEDICINE

    10. THE EMOTIONS

    11. AETIOLOGY OF MENTAL-EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS

    12. DIAGNOSIS OF MENTAL-EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS

    13. DEPRESSION

    14. ANXIETY

    15. INSOMNIA

    16. PATTERNS IN MENTAL-EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS AND THEIR TREATMENT WITH HERBAL MEDICINE AND ACUPUNCTURE

    17. TINNITUS

    18. GOITRE (THYROID PROBLEMS)

    19. HYPERTENSION

    20. TIREDNESS

    21. CHEST PAINFUL OBSTRUCTION SYNDROME

    22. EPIGASTRIC PAIN

    23. NAUSEA/VOMITING

    24. ACID REFLUX

    25. MOUTH ULCERS

    26. HYPOCHONDRIAL PAIN

    27. ABDOMINAL PAIN

    28. ABDOMINAL MASSES

    29. DIARRHOEA

    30. CONSTIPATION

    31. URINARY SYNDROME

    32. ENURESIS AND INCONTINENCE

    33. URINARY RETENTION

    34. INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS

    35. BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA

    36. PROSTATITIS

    37. OEDEMA

    38. PAINFUL OBSTRUCTION SYNDROME

    39. LOWER BACK-ACHE

    40. FIBROMYALGIA

    41. CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME

    42. PARKINSON'S DISEASE

    43. WIND-STROKE

    44. ATROPHY SYNDROME

    45. MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

    46. BLEEDING

    47. ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION

    48. COMMON COLD AND INFLUENZA

    APPENDIX 1. IDENTIFICATION OF PATTERNS ACCORDING TO THE SIX STAGES

    APPENDIX 2. IDENTIFICATION OF PATTERNS ACCORDING TO THE FOUR LEVELS

    APPENDIX 3. IDENTIFICATION OF PATTERNS ACCORDING TO THE THREE BURNERS

    APPENDIX 4. LIST OF PRESCRIPTIONS

    APPENDIX 5. ACUPUNCTURE POINTS FOR MENTAL-EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS

    GLOSSARY

    BIBLIOGRAPHY

    CHINESE DYNASTIES

    Details

    No. of pages:
    1546
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443074905
    Electronic ISBN:

    About the author

    Giovanni Maciocia

    Giovanni Maciocia is one of the most highly-regarded and respected authors and lecturers in the West. He is Visiting Associate Professor at the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has many years of experience in teaching and practice. Giovanni trained initially in the UK and then in China, learned Chinese to be able to study from original Chinese texts, and was one of the first practitioners and authors to introduce Chinese medicine in a clear and accessible way to a Western student audience. Giovanni Maciocia has written other best-selling books under the Elsevier Churchill Livingstone imprint - The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Diseases with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs, 2e (ISBN 978-0443074905), Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide, 1e (ISBN 9780443064487), The Channels of Acupuncture: Clinical Use of the Secondary Channels and Eight Extraordinary Vessels, 1e (ISBN 9780443074912), The Psyche in Chinese Medicine: Treatment of Emotional and Mental Disharmonies with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs, 1e (ISBN 9780702029882), and Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine, 2e (ISBN 9780443104220).

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Acupuncturist and Medical Herbalist, UK; Visiting Professor, Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, People's Republic of China.