Acupuncture

Causality in Chinese Medicine – The Issues of How and Why

By Robert Keller | April 21, 2020
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The topic of causality is, in my opinion, the number one most important issue in medicine. People ask more questions about it, spend more time stuck on it, and know the least about it, than any other issue I can think of. There are three concepts that need to be discussed – causality, mechanism, and […]

About Side-Effects

By Robert Keller | April 21, 2020
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There is no such thing as a side-effect. Any medicinal, be it an herb, a pharmaceutical, a vitamin, a food, etc., has only a set of actions, or effects. Side-effects are just those effects we do not like, but there is nothing “side” about them. We discuss this in Chinese medicine as indications and contra-indications. […]

The Smallest Dose

By Robert Keller | April 21, 2020
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I do not think that anyone likes to take medicine. I’ve never met someone who takes prescription drugs and is happy about it. However, the reality is that most people do regularly use at least one prescription medication, and they have to develop a perspective to help them deal with this. There are two which […]