Dr. Dongfeng Zhou

Treating Acid Reflux with Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine

Treating Acid Reflux with Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine

When you’re rubbing your full belly after a big Thanksgiving dinner and heading off to bed, you may start experiencing a burning sensation and sour taste in your mouth after lying down. It’s not only unpleasant to taste the same turkey twice, but you are experiencing acid reflux! Learn more about this condition and how Chinese herbal medicine can be […]

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Coping with Depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder with Chinese Herbs

Coping with Depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder with Chinese Herbs

Autumn is here. Winter is coming. No, really. Even in South Florida. The early morning air is now crisp and cool, and the humidity is low. The seasonal change is very subtle in Florida, but there are changes. Daylight is shorter, darkness comes earlier, and with the time change, the sun sets soon after the workday ends. Traditional Chinese Medicine […]

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Chinese Herbal Medicine in the Treatment of Vertigo

Chinese Herbal Medicine in the Treatment of Vertigo

Sufferers describe vertigo being unbalanced, watching the room spin around them. One of the most common causes is referred to as “BPPV,” which stands for “benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.” BBPV occurs when tiny calcium particles fill the canals of the inner ear. Unfortunately, BPPV can occur out of nowhere. There are no symptoms or signs to forewarn an attack. While […]

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Treating Tinnitus with Chinese Herbal Formulas

Treating Tinnitus with Chinese Herbal Formulas

Tinnitus affects approximately 10% of the population and is described as a perceived sound in the ears when there is no actual sound. There are many Western diagnoses that cause the symptom of tinnitus such as Meniere’s Disease, hypertension, whiplash, brain tumors, renal failure, and various ear infections. The sounds can be mild to severely impairing, and intermittent or constant. […]

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Uterine Fibroids and Chinese Herbs

Uterine Fibroids and Chinese Herbs

According to the National Institute of Health, Uterine Fibroids, also called leiomyomas or myomas, affect 70-80% of women by age 50 and account for more than 200,000 hysterectomies per year. They are benign, non-cancerous, growths in or on the wall of the uterus, usually occurring in women ages 35-45. The symptoms of fibroids range from no symptoms to debilitating abdominal […]

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Chinese Herbs for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Chinese Herbs for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Arthritis is the inflammation of joints. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), arthritis is called “painful obstructive syndrome”, or bi syndrome. There are underlying causes to this painful obstruction which herbs can treat and thereby help the disease. Rheumatoid arthritis is characterized by joint pain with warmth and swelling that comes and goes, which is an autoimmune response to stress, diet, […]

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Migraine Headaches and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Migraine Headaches and Traditional Chinese Medicine

June is National Headache Awareness Month. The term headache includes migraines, tension headaches, and cluster headaches, with 90% of them as primary headaches, meaning that there is no underlying other cause. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, nearly 1 in 4 U.S. households are affected by people with migraines, which results in 12% of the population, including children, suffering from […]

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Chinese Herbal Medicine and Allergic Asthma

Chinese Herbal Medicine and Allergic Asthma

Allergic Asthma is the most common form of asthma. Allergic asthma is an immune hyper- reaction triggered by allergens such as pollen, dust mites, causes the narrowing of airways passages in the lungs due to inflammation. This results in coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. There are approximately 24 million people in the US who have asthma. About […]

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