Fear and panic is once again setting in for many people, as the mainstream media bombards us with scary Covid-19 daily case number totals and health officials reintroduce lockdown measures, many of which seem completely arbitrary. As we saw in…
Anxiety, depression, suicide, drug use, domestic abuse, violence – with all of the lockdown measures put into place with the Covid-19 pandemic, it has had a devastating effect not just on our economy but also on our physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being.
In a previous article, we looked at an Eastern Medicine health condition known as “Blood Deficiency”. Somewhat similar to the Western diagnosis of anemia, Blood Deficiency is a weakness and inability of the Blood to properly perform its job of bringing nourishment to the rest of the body.
Heart disease, including high blood pressure, heart attacks, and stroke, is one of the leading causes of illness and death in North America and is a major focus in Western Medicine.
Eastern Medicine also places great emphasis on the Heart system and in fact describes it as being like the Emperor of the body – all of the other organ systems are there to work for and support the health of the Heart, as without healthy blood and energy circulation disease soon follows.