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    Traditional Chinese Medicine Books

    Western Herbs according to Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Practitioner's Guide by Thomas Avery Garran From the publisher: The first book to exclusively use Chinese medical theories and terminology to guide practitioners of Chinese medicine in the use of Western herbs • Written entirely...
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    Traditional Chinese Medicine Books

    The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text by Giovanni Maciocia From the publisher: This highly successful textbook covers the basic theory of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, and discusses in detail the use of acupuncture points and the principles of treatment. The...
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    Traditional Chinese Medicine Books

    The Web That Has No Weaver : Understanding Chinese Medicine by Ted Kaptchuk
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    SAMe (S-Adenosyl-L-methionine)

    This article provides a good, general overview of S-Adenosyl-L-methionine: Investigating SAM-e for Depression https://www.psychiatrictimes.com/view/investigating-sam-e-depression
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    SAMe (S-Adenosyl-L-methionine)

    This thread will be used to discuss S-Adenosyl-L-methionine (aka S-adenosyl methionine, S-adenosylmethionine, SAMe, or SAM-e).
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    Nosebleed

    Nosebleeds and Chinese Medicine: http://www.shen-nong.com/eng/exam/bleeding_symptoms_nosebleeds.html
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    Nosebleed

    This thread will be used to discuss nosebleeds or nose bleeds, also known as epistaxis.
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    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the virus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

    Inhibition of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus replication in a lethal SARS-CoV BALB/c mouse model by stinging nettle lectin, Urtica dioica agglutinin https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3085190/ "It is likely that UDA inhibits attachment and thus limits spread of virus...
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    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the virus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

    Outcomes of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients Recently Recovered From Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/fullarticle/2768916 "Findings: In this cohort study including 100 patients recently recovered from COVID-19 identified...
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    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the virus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

    Vitamin D, Magnesium and Vitamin B12 for COVID-19, a new study: A cohort study to evaluate the effect of combination Vitamin D, Magnesium and Vitamin B12 (DMB) on progression to severe outcome in older COVID-19 patients. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.06.01.20112334v2 Also see...
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    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the virus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

    The Ministry of AYUSH (India) has page of guidelines: https://www.ayush.gov.in/ Including this document Ayurveda’s immunity boosting measures for self care during COVID 19 crisis with specific preventative recommendations: https://www.ayush.gov.in/docs/123.pdf
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    Influenza

    Types of flu people encounter in childhood may affect susceptibility to different flu strains later in life https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-07-flu-people-encounter-childhood-affect.html "A team of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pittsburgh, Centro Nacional...
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    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the virus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

    COVID-19 infection: the perspectives on immune responses https://www.nature.com/articles/s41418-020-0530-3.pdf "Since Vitamin B3 is highly lung protective, it should be used as soon as coughing begins."
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    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the virus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)

    Coronavirus autopsies: A story of 38 brains, 87 lungs and 42 hearts https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/07/01/coronavirus-autopsies-findings "Another unexpected finding, pathologists said, is that oxygen deprivation of the brain and the formation of blood clots may start early in the...
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    Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa)

    Good to know Ian! This very recent study seems to support that: Kratom and Pain Tolerance: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Study https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7309661/ Conclusions: Kratom decoction demonstrated a substantial and statistically significant increase...
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