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What is Cyberchondria?

By |2019-11-29T19:09:47+03:00November 29th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Cyberchondria is the unfounded escalation of concerns about common symptomology based on a review of search results and literature online. Articles in popular media position cyberchondria anywhere from temporary neurotic excess to adjunct hypochondria. Cyberchondria is a growing concern among many healthcare practitioners as patients [...]

Bhaisajyaguru: The Medicine Buddha

By |2019-07-01T03:34:24+03:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Bhaiṣajyaguru, formally Bhaiṣajya-guru-vaiḍūrya-prabhā-rāja ("Medicine Master and King of Lapis Lazuli Light"), is the Buddha of healing and medicine in Mahāyāna Buddhism. Commonly referred to as the Medicine Buddha, he is described as a doctor who cures dukkha (suffering) using the medicine of his teachings. Bhaiṣajyaguru's [...]

Traditional Tibetan Medicine and the Four Tantras

By |2019-04-18T03:51:56+03:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Traditional Tibetan medicine, also known as Sowa-Rigpa medicine, is a centuries-old traditional medical system. It employs a complex approach to diagnosis, incorporating techniques such as pulse analysis and urinalysis, and utilizes behavior and dietary modification, medicines composed of natural materials (e.g., herbs and minerals) and [...]

Korean Ginseng – Benefits, Traditional Uses and Side Effects

By |2018-06-12T16:04:46+03:00June 12th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Korean ginseng (Panax Ginseng) is considered an energizer, normalizer and stress reducer. It has been used traditionally to ward off fatigue and stress. It’s also used as a general tonic to invigorate a person mentally and physically. It is considered to be an “adaptogen”. An [...]