Your Yin Yang Body Type
The Korean Tradition of Sasang Medicine
- Verlag: Healing Arts Press
- ISBN: 9781620553701
- 2015, 416 pages
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Deeply rooted in the classics of Eastern medicine, the ancient Korean art of Sasang medicine explains how we each are born with a specific body type that establishes or physical and emotional strengths and weaknesses.
This book by Gary Wagman explains, that these traits have a direct influence on how we interact with others and react to stress, trauma, and illness. Discovering your type can empower you to make the best choices regarding your health and well-being.
Wagman explores the 4 major body types of Sasang medicine using 2 different self-tests to determine your type. Your Yin Yang body type explains the balance of Yin and Yang energy within the organs for each type and how this underlies your emotional tendencies and health patterns.
Offering stories from his Sasang medical practice, as well as his own healing, Wagman shows how organ excesses and deficiencies are often the culprit in emotional and psychological issues and how addressing these energetic imbalances can bring about lasting change.
The author provides an extensive look at the most beneficial foods for each type and those that could be harmful as well as which forms of exercise are most effective. He shows which herbs are most compatible for you and which could exacerbate your inborn energetic imbalances.
This book offers Sasang approaches for a range of common conditions, from high blood pressure, aching joints, and allergies to common colds, inadequate sleep, and weight gain. He also introduces ways to enhance spiritual well-being by balancing your innate emotional strengths and weaknesses.
Addressing the body, mind, and spirit, discovering your Yin Yang body type provides the key to optimizing physical, emotional, and spiritual health.
Gary Wagman, Ph.D., L.Ac. is an acupuncturist, practitioner of Eastern medicine, and doctor of philosophy in psychology. He was among the first foreign students at the Daejeon University of Oriental Medicine in South Korea and lived in Asia for more than 8 years. He is now based in Oregon, USA,…