Theories of both Chinese and Western medicine exist for helping people maintain good health and away from deceases. Western medicine relies more on scientific proof “Western medicine places strong emphasis on the physical structures of the body, which are made up of different organic and inorganic substances, proteins, tissues and cells.” (Shen Lung Ltd, 2002) Unlike western medicine, TMC originates and relies very much on Chinese philosophical theories. And the theory of qi is one of them. This essay will be explaining what qi is in Chinese medicine, including its general concept, movement and flow in human body, functions, what would be
Additionally, some healthcare professionals can be a major source of stigma which can have a substantially negative impact on well-being, and coping abilities of a patient dealing with addiction. Social Psychologist Valerie Earnshaw, a Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, focuses her research on the health effects of stigma, specifically how stigma delays recovery. In her article, “Drug Addiction Stigma In The Context Of Methadone Maintenance Therapy: An Investigation Into Understudied Sources Of Stigma,” she states, “For MMT patients, using drugs as a coping strategy for stigma-related stress and negative emotions may have particularly negative consequences on recovery efforts and mental health” (Earnshaw et. al, 112). The research on Methadone addiction related stigma suggests, the multiple sources of stigma can lead patients to find their own unhealthy ways of coping leaving them possibly untreated (Earnshaw et.
The key experience, which should be the main goal, in Taoism is the idea of tao "the way" and developing as a person to become more in touch and in control of one’s own emotions. Emotionally the beliefs in Taoism are strongly rooted in compassion, virtue and meditation to provide different emotions. The three jewels of Taoism are meant to be the virtues of Taoism; compassion, frugality, humility. Compassion is the feeling of great sympathy and sorrow for someone who is stricken by misfortune. Virtue in the other hand being the moral excellence, goodness and righteousness.
The Principles of Ethics could be an example of an ethos-centered approach to decision making. Opposite ethos, pathos is when the doctor is appealed to through their emotions like fear, love, or anger. A patient who has been with a certain physician their entire adult life and is now dying would pose a pathos problem. Finally, a doctor can be appealed to through logos, or numbers and logic. A study that shows the effectiveness of a certain type of treatment is an example of logos.
In the Chinese medicine it is believed that the body have their internal balance of Ying and Yang. Therefore, if there is a problem with the body which can either be an illness problem or an emotion problem, it means that there is a deficiency or abundance of either yin or yang. Thus, in Chinese medicine practitioners’ objective is to determine what is causing the unbalance in order to return the balance to the body with different Chinese methods such as acupuncture, herbal remedies, cupping etc. However the person has to reach balance not only by these method but by changing their lifestyle into a better one. Ying and Yang are always changing: However, yin and yang cannot always be in perfect balance, because they are always moving, and changing, and adjusting each other in order to be have a mutual consumption and support.
According to Lao-Tzu, “Recognize beauty and ugliness is born. Recognize good and evil is born. Is and Isn’t produce each other,” (Tao Te Ching 2). In this case, Confucius leans further toward Aristotle, as he places great significance on using correct names. A reader of both Confucius and Aristotle can immediately notice the resemblance between their views of how people should behave.
Needle therapy is an antiquated practice which excite in China no less than two thousand years back and has been utilized from that point forward by healers to cure individuals of their diseases. The workmanship is centered around the Qi (purported chee), which is the vitality move through the body. It is accepted needle therapy serves to animate distinctive territories of vitality stream which can help cure torment and sickness(1). Despite the fact that needle therapy has been around for quite a while the legitimacy of the methods and results has been addressed by numerous medicinal pros. Just reasonably as of late (mid 20th Century) did this practice go to the United States and it has yet to be acknowledged as a certifiable restorative practice.
In addition to the medical care and long term treatment of a family member, an open and liberal view of mental illness is almost an essential in being able to care for someone who is ill. Some feelings that must be acknowledged and processed are: shame; blame; anger; denial and guilt. “A central conundrum for caregivers is how most effectively to draw the boundary between themselves and the mentally ill person in their lives.” (72) In the excerpt In Sickness and in Health, David Karp examines the emotional and physical toll that caring for someone with a mental illness brings. He states that there are two essential ideas that must be incorporated when caring for a spouse with a mental illness, but I believe that they are essential for all caregivers regardless of relationship to the patient. “The first is that they cannot solve the problem.
Tea then began its global journey, and was spread across the world. The first documented cultivation of tea in Taiwan began in 1717 in a region called Shui Sha Lian (水沙連) (Allee, 1994). The British were later responsible for bringing tea to my own home country, India, where the tea culture is also very strong and significant. My own country’s strong tea culture allows me to look at China’s tea culture with much more depth and understanding. Tea was popularized as a beverage by the Tang dynasty, and the Europeans including the Portuguese and the Britons who brought the tea to the west.
Many individuals say that pain is what the patient says, and it occurs wherever the patient says it does. Pain assessment can be complicated, subjective, an unpleasant experience and it sometimes cannot be explained. It means different things or levels to different people. Some believe there is no correct or incorrect responses to pain. As a surgery nurse, we evaluate our patients for pain behaviors, such as facial grimacing, agitation, rubbing painful areas, increased heart rates, raised blood pressures, shaking and anxiety.
Other side effects include: headache; diarrhea; nausea; hair thinning or loss; and abnormal liver test results. Fingolimod (Gilenya) is a sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor modulator. Serious side effects are potentially fatal infections, bradycardia and, hemorrhaging focal encephalitis. Currently, two patients have died while taking Gilenya, although it is not clear if the drug was solely responsible. Dimethyl Fumarate (Tecfidera) belongs to a class of drugs called Nrf2 activators and may work by decreasing inflammation thus preventing nerve damage.
Doctors query eczema but would run more tests to be sure. Diagnosis-Louisa has a history of allergy; and currently has rashes on the skin which doctors opine might be eczema related to body, mind and emotion. The trigger has been observed to be broken relationship. In line with the doctors opinion, it implies the condition is psychosocial mediated. It appears to be Atopic Dermatitis or any
Question 3: Will your dataset help address or explain the main frustrations with the health care system in treating DHOH people with CVD-related diseases? • A comparison of these qualitative questions with the quantitative question(s) you selected for your
Individuals who are intolerance to NSAIDS or cannot take the medications because of adverse effects may be prescribed opioid medications. These pharmacological treatments are effective in treating and managing the symptoms of Bouchard’s and Heberden’s nodes but due to potential drug abuse, limitations should be placed on opioid medications. Opioids should be prescribed at a low dosage and individuals on opioids should be monitored carefully to evaluate for potential dependence. Side effects for Opioids may cause chronic constipation and risk for falls for the elderly. Other pharmacologic treatments include meloxicam, ibuprofen, oxaprozin and sulindac.
Clients diagnosed with a mental disorder is something that is viewed differently from the perspectives of others. This occurs when others lack the knowledge and/or empathy of those affected by their presenting problems. Some individuals may "identify and label individuals with mental and behavioral illnesses as unequal" (Ahmedani, 2011). There are clients that are affected by that perspective from able-bodies individuals; however for R.P., he is accepted as a person over his mental disorder. He is a human being working on improving his mental and physical health.