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How Lungs are part of the Immune System

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine. If you visualize where the lungs are located in the … Read moreHow Lungs are part of the Immune System

Mental and Emotional aspect of the Lungs in Chinese Medicine

As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of these systems are out of balance, certain … Read moreMental and Emotional aspect of the Lungs in Chinese Medicine