Monthly Archive: September 2017

Hashimoto’s Disease

Hashimoto’s disease can cause swelling within the thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck, just underneath the Adam’s apple. Although it weighs less than an ounce, the thyroid gland has a tremendous effect on overall health. It’s a section of the endocrine system, that consists of several glands and also tissues …

Chinese Medicine – Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases

A weakened and out of balanced Qi (pronounced “Chee”) plays an important role in the development of allergies and autoimmune diseases. Autoimmune diseases are simply allergies against one-self. Examples of these diseases include rheumatoid arthritis (RA), dermatomyositis/polymyositis, systemic lupus erythmatosus (SLE), multiple sclerosis (MS), scleroderma, myasthenia gravis, Sj√∂gren’s syndrome, Crohn’s disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (a type …