Key Features

  • Written by highly qualified, American-based practitioners with long experience of working in both Chinese and Western medical environments
  • Addresses the use of Chinese medicine in a wide range of autoimmune diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and psoriasis
  • Includes treatments using both acupuncture and Chinese herbs

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Chapter 1 - Basic immunology and immune system disorders. Chapter 2 - An overview of Chinese Medicine and autoimmune diseases and the role of yin deficiency. Chapter 3 - Systemic lupus erythematosus. Chapter 4 - Cardiopulmonary disease and lupus. Chapter 5 - Rheumatoid arthritis. Chapter 6 - Autoimmune hepatitis. Chapter 7 - Crohn's disease. Chapter 8 - Graves' disease. Chapter 9 - Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Chapter 10 - Mental illness and autoimmune disease. Chapter 11 - Multiple sclerosis. Chapter 12 - Psoriasis. Chapter 13 - Raynaud's phenomenon. Chapter 14 - Scleroderma. Chapter 15 - Sjogren's Syndrome. Conclusion. Appendices. Glossary of immunology. Index of Chinese herbal formulas. Index of acupuncture points. Index.


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Churchill Livingstone
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About the author

Wanzhu Hou

Affiliations and Expertise

CEO of All Natural Medicine Clinic and Licensed and Certified Acupuncturist and Chinese herbologist in the USA