Chinese Medicine and Autoimmune Disease
Here are tow books we would highly recommend for the treatment of autoimmune diseases with chinese medicine:
Shen Pi`an: „Shen`s Textbook on the Management of Autoimmune Diseases with Chinese Medicine“ (click on the title to get further information on this book). Foreword by Mazin Al-Khafaji.
This pioneering book presents an authoritative and comprehensive overview of autoimmune diseases from a clinical perspective ans provides a step-by-step methology for the evaluation ans combination of herbal medicine and acupuncture in the management of these generally chronic and often distressing conditions, fully recognizing the application of Chinese Medicine alongside Western medicine where appropriate. Written by one of China`s foremost specialists in the field, this book draws on the author`s 50 years of clinical experience to provide an in-depht analysis of his highly practical approach to treatment of the main autoimmune diseases, making it an indispendable companion for all Chinese medicine practitioners and all health professionals with an interest in understanding how Chinese medicine can help their patients.
-Diseases discussed in depth include systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjörgen`s syndrome, Chron`s disease, Graves` disease, Scleroderma, and multiple sclerosis
-Extensive and informative selection of case histories demonstrating the translation of theory into practise
-Wide spectrum of up-to-date clinical experience from highly regarded Chinese sources, thus broadening the information available to practitioners outside China
-Discussion of the role of Chinese medicine alongside Western medicine
-More than 40 color photos
Hou Wanzhu, Treating Autoimmune Disease with Chinese Medcine (this book is only available in German)
This book clearly describes the integration of Chinese and Western medicine in the treatment of autoimmune diseases. This book clearly describes how Chinese medicine can treat autoimmune diseases by clearly presenting recommendations for acupuncture point and herbal treatment when the patient presents with different symptoms, different blood results and may be taking different medications.
-Written by highly qualified, American-based practitioners with long experience of working in both Chinese and Western medical environments
-Addresses the use of Chinese medicine in a wide range of autoimmune diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and psoriasis
-Includes treatments using both acupuncture and Chinese herbs
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 – Basic immunology and immune system disorders.
Chapter 2 – An overview of Chinese Medicine and autoimmune diseases and the role of yin deficiency.
Chapter 3 – Systemic lupus erythematosus.
Chapter 4 – Cardiopulmonary disease and lupus.
Chapter 5 – Rheumatoid arthritis.
Chapter 6 – Autoimmune hepatitis.
Chapter 7 – Crohn’s disease.
Chapter 8 – Graves‘ disease.
Chapter 9 – Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.
Chapter 10 – Mental illness and autoimmune disease.
Chapter 11 – Multiple sclerosis.
Chapter 12 – Psoriasis.
Chapter 13 – Raynaud’s phenomenon.
Chapter 14 – Scleroderma.
Chapter 15 – Sjogren’s Syndrome. Conclusion. Appendices. Glossary of immunology. Index of Chinese herbal formulas. Index of acupuncture points.
Inzwischen gibt es auch ein deutsches Buch zu diesem Thema „Autoimmuneerkrankungen mit chinesischer Medizin gezielt behandeln“ von W.Hou, G.Xu und H.Wang.