From Despair to Seeing the Light

From Despair to Seeing the Light

From Despair to Seeing the Light Y.Y. (female in her forties, lives in Yokohama) Many years ago, I was diagnosed with atrophic rhinitis, otherwise known as ozena. My symptoms included bad headaches, pain in my face, an oppressive pain in my nose, dullness, colored mucus, and a very bad-smelling nose discharge. The nose discharge had […]

Sudden Outbreak of Atopic Dermatitis

Sudden Outbreak of Atopic Dermatitis

K.T. (30-year-old female from western Tokyo) A few years ago, I had a sudden outbreak of atopic dermatitis. When the symptoms were severe, I used a dermatologist-prescribed medicine and ointment until the symptoms got better, and then I would stop using the medications. This summer the dermatitis on my face got worse. It was constantly […]

Untwisting the Pain of the Past and Creating a Bright Future

H.M (female in her fifties, lives in Komae, Tokyo) It was sheer luck that guided me to Tao Shiatsu. After injuring myself in a bicycle fall, I found myself tormented by pain for three days and nights. I had scars and bruises on the left side of my body and it felt like my whole […]

ENT disease (otorhinolaryngologic disease)

By Ryokyu Endo First of all, giving a treatment in Oriental medicine is not about diagnosing a disease. However, analyzing “disease” within the physical dimension is attractive to patients, because the explanation of disease in Western medicine is very clear. So, for most people, it is seen as easy to understand. Here are some examples: […]

Atopy and Trauma

Y (Female in 30’s) Y was a college student. She was suffering from atopy, and her neck and shoulders were severely tight. Y also felt a constant choking sensation deep inside neck. Her mood was gloomy, and she was not motivated to attend school. She spent most of her time withdrawn from the world. In […]