Chinese Medicine demystified

An analogy tells a story better than using a thousand words.

Unless at a high, if not top level, some Western medicine practitioners believe that only Western medicine is “scientific”, and Chinese medicine (a.k.a. Traditional Chinese Medicine, TCM) is metaphysical or even superstitious. Others say that Chinese treatment methods are probably effective given the treatment evidence, but the medical theory behind it is outdated, too elusive to understand, or even that the treatment effectiveness could just be a placebo. These comments equate the thousands of years of Chinese medicine…