Internal diseases

Internal diseases and their treatment with TCM

How to find the right reference book!

Reference books on internal diseases with TCM, such as colitis and Crohn’s disease, hematology, arthritis, tinnitus, gastritis, lung and heart diseases such as the Clinical Handbook of Internal Medicine by Maclean.

The Historical and Traditional Roots of Treatment Methods

The clinical handbook of internal by Maclean and Lyttleton was designed as a practical and fast reference work for the practice. Here the traditional Chinese patterns are recorded and presented in a precise and easily accessible form. While strictly maintaining their historical and traditional roots, the therapy and treatment guidelines are presented – along with modern etiological factors, orthodox medical terminology and other relevant lifestyle details that can influence the successful therapeutic outcome.

Detailed and precise presentation of diseases

The authors have many years of clinical practice and with this book have created a comprehensive reference work in which the relevant pathology can be found quickly. The acupuncture guidelines are clearly presented and the formulations with their numerous modifications provide the practitioner with invaluable assistance in the complex task of diagnosing and formulating the right therapy. Volume 2 contains approx. 950 pages and 33 chapters dealing with diseases of the spleen and stomach. The content includes among other things:

  • Abdominal distension and pain
  • acid reflux and heartburn
  • anorexia, constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • Dysentery and Dysphagia
  • epigastric pains
  • gingivitis
  • Hematemesis and hemorrhoids
  • halitosis
  • mouth ulcers and hiccups
  • nausea, vomiting
  • Rectal prolapse and dental abscesses, etc.

For each of these diseases the corresponding patterns of Traditional Chinese Medicine are presented in great detail and precision. In total, more than 120 disease patterns are discussed in detail – from pathophysiology and clinical features to therapeutic principles and treatment with herbs, acupuncture, moxibustion and dietetics. Numerous illustrations, diagrams and tables, as well as a detailed index complete the text.

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This book is an indispensable reference book for the treatment of internal diseases with TCM and should not be missing on the desk of every practitioner and student of Chinese medicine. In the area of Chinese herbs you will also find some herbal books that deal with practical cases from the area of internal diseases.