Diseases and Conditions A-Z index



For Allergies, Please see Allergy conditions such as Hay Fever.

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Asthma is a chronic allergic inflammation of bronchial tubes that causes shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness and coughing. Over...

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Back Pain

Back pain is the second most common disorder of mankind, only next to common cold/flu. Approximately 80 percent of the...

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Bell’s Palsy & Trigeminal Neuralgia

Bell’s Palsy Bell’s palsy is an inflammation of facial nerve and the most common type of facial paralysis, which is...

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Bronchitis /COPD

Disease Characteristic Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name given to a collection of lung diseases. These include chronic...

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Cancer Support

Cancer is a group of diseases of abnormal cell growth and uncontrollable reproduction, with the potential to invade or spread...

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Children’s Disorders / Paediatrics

Paediatrics is a major specialist area of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. In Traditional Chinese medicine, children are considered as...

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Dementia is a disease of brain damage.The  main symptoms of dementia is memory loss and difficulties with thinking , personality...

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Dermatitis / Eczema & Other Skin Allergies

Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin that may have many causes, including infection or allergy. There are many types...

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Diabetes (Complementary Therapies)

Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases . The main symptoms are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period...

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Endometriosis & PCOS

Endometriosis is described as the abnormal growth of Endometrial tissue outside the Endometrium. It is an oestrogen-depended inflammatory disease characterized...

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Female Infertility & IVF

Infertility is the inability to conceive after regular unprotected sexual intercourse for two years in the absence of known reproductive...

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Gastrointestinal Disorders / Colitis

Gastrointestinal Disorders Gastrointestinal diseases refer to diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract, namely the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and...

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Hay Fever

Introduction Hay fever is a kind of allergic condition and commonly seen in relation to special seasons or some environmental...

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IBS / Diarrhea / Constipation

IBS and TCM Irritable Bowel Syndrome ( or IBS ) is a fairly common condition which affects between 10 and...

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M.E. / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is also named M.E (Myalgic  encephalomyelitis). It is a disorder without clear definition and understanding in...

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Male Infertility / Sperm Abnormalities & Other Andrologic Disorders

Male infertility can be defined as the inability of a man to successfully inseminate an egg but it generally has...

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Menstrual Disorders

In general, women in reproductive age should experience regular menstruation (period) if they are not on contraceptives or under special...

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Migraine / Headache

Migraine is a common condition affecting nearly every one in five women, and one in fifteen men. The headache is...

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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is an age-related progressive neurodegenerative disorder. Its clinical manifestation of motor symptoms includes bradykinesia, resting tremor, rigidity...

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

The definition of PCOS in Western medicine has been much debated. However, it is generally defined as a disorder of...

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Psoriasis is a common chronic relapsing skin disease. It is characterized by erythematous scaly lesion and serious itching red on...

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Sciatica & Neuralgia

Sciatica is a common neuralgia characterized by pain radiating into the leg; it is usually caused by nerve root compression...

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Skincare / Face Lifting

Skin is the body’s largest organ and also the most visible and vulnerable organ. Skin conditions are very common and...

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Stress / Depression / Anxiety

Stress, depression and anxiety are three different mental health disorders. Stress is the most common condition, nearly everyone experiences stress at...

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Stroke Sequel & Rehabilitation

In the UK, strokes are a major health problem. Every year, around 110,000 people have a stroke in England and...

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Treatment of Acne with Acupuncture | ATCM

Introduction  Acupuncture for the treatment of acne can provide an alternative to drug-based treatments, with fewer side effects. Acne is...

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Treatment of Arthritis & Joint Pain with Acpuncture | ATCM

Introduction Acupuncture for the treatment of arthritis is common practice in traditional Chinese medicine, providing relief to painful joints. Osteoarthritis...

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Treatment of Insomnia with Acupuncture | ATCM

Insomnia & TCM There is nothing worse than a sleepless night. Make sure you have sweet dreams and peaceful nights...

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Urinary Disorders

Urinary disorder is not a single disease. It includes many common diseases.  Urinary tract infections (UTI)are more common in women than...

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