breast health with acupuncture and traditional chinese medicine

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, the root of breast disease is stagnation. In its mildest form, this poor circulation is reflected as premenstrual breast distension or pain. At its most severe, it becomes the Stagnation of Blood & Qi with Toxic Heat of a malignant breast tumor. Benign breast lumps, cysts and / or pain lie somewhere on the continuum of stagnation, usually involving the JueYin (Liver) and YangMing (Stomach) meridians. Continue reading