September 14, 2015
Melbourne Acupuncture Centre, Seasons Change

The change in season and how it affects us

In TCM climactic factors are a major part of illness and disharmony. The Climactic factors are: Wind, Damp, Cold, Heat (fire), Dryness, Summer Heat. We call these External Pathogenic Factors or EPF’s for short. In Chinese Medicine the body is seen as a microcosm of nature. At all times we are looking for a perfect balance to maintain health. When the balance is disturbed illness and “dis-ease” occurs. The balance can be disturbed by external (EPF) or internal factors e.g. […]