Chinese Medicine Matters

Chinese Medicine Matters

Traditional Chinese Medicine related articles, interviews, and news to support practitioner and student knowledge and lifelong learning. Select your favorite podcast provider to subscribe and get notified of new recordings!

Episodes

May 24, 2024 35 mins

In this episode, Dr. Skye Sturgeon delves into the root causes of osteoporosis in women from a TCM viewpoint, emphasizing the role of Kidney Jing and hormonal harmony. Discover how TCM herbal formulas can potentially mitigate these imbalances and support bone health.

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In this episode, Yvonne Lau, President of Mayway Herbs discusses the formula Si Wu Tang and how it’s mentioned in Lisa See’s novel, Lady Tan’s Circle of Women.
You'll learn about the history of Si Wu Tang, from its trauma treatment origins to its modern use in women's health, and its literary links across a millennium from ancient text to modern translation and novel. 

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Do some of your patients experience debilitating mood swings and anxiety in the days leading up to their periods? They may not just be suffering from PMS – it could be PMDD, a severe form that significantly disrupts daily life.

This episode with Dr. Kim Peirano explores PMDD, its symptoms, and how Traditional Chinese Medicine can offer natural solutions. Dr. Kim delves into the science behind PMDD and how TCM formulas like Yue Ju Wa...

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May 3, 2024 33 mins

In this episode, Raven Lang discusses ancient Chinese texts that offer surprising insights into the 2nd trimester. She explores fetal development, meridian theory, and pulse diagnosis for a unique perspective on this stage of pregnancy.
 
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David Heron returns to tackle atopic dermatitis, part 2! Join us as David shares the case study of M.J.'s journey, exploring treatments and formulas for lasting relief.
 
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April 19, 2024 12 mins

In this episode, Dr. Jasmine Oberste delves into the fascinating story of the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden's Chinese Medicinal Herb Garden.  You'll discover how this unique garden came to be,  learn about the surprising number of medicinal plants you might already have growing around your house, and explore the joy of cultivating your own herbal oasis.

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April 12, 2024 11 mins

In this episode, Janet Borges discusses Er Long Zuo Ci Wan, a formula commonly used to address tinnitus linked to Kidney and Liver Yin deficiency. You'll hear about a case study and explore its potential applications. Learn how this time-tested formula might benefit your patients experiencing tinnitus.

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April 5, 2024 48 mins

Many are using TCM alongside prescription COVID-19 drugs. But can these therapies mix safely? In this episode Dr. Skye Sturgeon, explores potential interactions between herbs and drugs, using the example of Paxlovid and Qingfei Paidu decoction. Learn how these treatments might work together or against each other, and discover resources for a deeper dive into COVID-19 therapies.

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In this episode, David Heron delves into the complexities of atopic dermatitis, commonly known as eczema, and explores the potential pitfalls of overreliance on topical steroid creams. He also highlights the promise of Traditional Chinese Medicine as a potential solution.
 
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March 22, 2024 22 mins

In this episode, Dr. Kim Peirano discusses the TCM approach to helping patients with an overactive bladder. Dr. Kim will take a look at acupuncture treatment and Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation for patients struggling with Overactive Bladder and how herbs can be another adjunctive option to help curb symptoms and treatment of the root of the issue.


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In this episode, Janet Borges discusses the classical formula Qi Bao Mei Ran Dan, or Seven Treasures for Hair. In TCM, deficiency of almost every kind, especially of Jing and Blood, can manifest as hair concerns. In this episode, you'll learn how this formula, originally designed to address fertility issues, has a wide range of applications in modern clinical use.

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In this episode, Yvonne Lau, the President of Mayway Herbs, discusses the TCM perspective on hair loss. For millennia, vibrant hair has been a symbol of health, vitality, and beauty. Traditional Chinese Medicine recognizes this connection, viewing hair health as a reflection of the body's internal balance. This episode delves into the causes of hair loss, exploring both internal and external factors.

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March 1, 2024 15 mins

In this episode, Raven Lang, L.Ac., O.M.D. discusses a TCM approach to hives in children from her 30+ years of work specializing in women's health and pediatrics. This episode is a clip from the Mayway course "TCM Pediatrics and Shonishin" now available as video on demand.

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In this episode, Dr. Skye Sturgeon discusses the risk factors of coronary artery disease with a focus on atherosclerosis. Dr. Sturgeon talks about differential diagnosis and which herbal strategies may assist in supporting individuals coping with this condition.

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February 16, 2024 6 mins

In this episode, Richard Lau, the CFO of Mayway Herbs, shares the history of our Mayway Herbs building here in West Oakland, California. We find it pretty fascinating ourselves, and thought you would enjoy this tiny bit of Oakland history.

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February 9, 2024 23 mins

Get ready for the ride of a lifetime in the Year of the Yang Wood Dragon! In this episode, Wendy Goldman gives fascinating insights into the upcoming 20-year cycle shift and the dynamic interplay between Heaven, Earth, and Humanity. Prepare for dramatic shifts, tech innovations, and endless opportunities in the energies shaping our world in 2024.

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February 2, 2024 23 mins

Join Yvonne Lau, President of Mayway Herbs, and Eva Lau, Vice President of Mayway Herbs, as they dive into the vibrant world of Chinese New Year! Yvonne and Eva are here to guide you through preparations before the festivities begin and through the 15 days of festivity and fascinating traditions. Discover how to ensure good health, maximize your luck, and usher in new beginnings with age-old customs. From lucky foods to festive dec...

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In this episode, Dr. Skye Sturgeon discusses the current surge of the "triple threat" in the US, and what we can do as TCM herbalists. Dr. Sturgeon takes a look at unique herbal formulas based on TCM differential diagnosis to tackle challenges posed by COVID-19, RSV, and influenza.

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In this episode, Janet Borges discusses Mark W. Frost's research on Xiao Chai Hu Tang. A classic Chinese herbal formula that has been used for centuries to harmonize the body and mind.

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January 12, 2024 16 mins

In this episode, Dr. Skye Sturgeon discusses Cordyceps Cs-4, a sustainable alternative to cordyceps. This is considered a rare herb in that it harmonizes both Yin and Yang.

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