yin and yang

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yin and yang

The opposite but complementary principles of Chinese philosophy incorporated into traditional Chinese medicine. Yin is feminine, dark and negative, Yang masculine, bright and positive. Their interaction and balance is believed to maintain the harmony of the body.
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Kidney yin deficiency would also cause your restless sleep and overheating symptoms, often associated with the menopause.
Allergic sensitivities due to kidney yin deficiency along with liver chi stagnation and chiropractic treatment for asthma is difficult for this Occidental to understand.
The Urology Department of the Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine (GPHCM) has studied stage D prostate cancer for many years and has explored its aetiology, pathogenesis and syndrome differentiation and found the following common patterns of prostate cancer: "stage DO : spleen Qi deficiency, kidney Qi deficiency; stage Dl : blood stasis, lower energizer damp-heat, kidney Qi deficiency; stage D2 : spleen Qi deficiency, blood stasis, lower energizer damp-heat, kidney Qi deficiency, Yin deficiency and phlegm heat, deficiency heat and stage D3 : Qi and blood deficiency.