Skin Health

Eczema and the Atopic Triad

What Is Eczema? Eczema or atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common condition that causes redness, extreme itching, scaling, flaking, and sometimes leaking of fluid...

Healthy Immune System = Healthy Skin

Healthy Immune System Your skin and your immune system both play a huge role in protecting you from things in the environment that may cause...

‘Wind-Heat’ in Skin Disorders

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), a skin rash that is red and itchy is a manifestation of what is known as ‘wind-heat.’ The wind...

Management of Dermatitis from a Chinese Medicine Perspective

 What is dermatitis? In medical terms, 'derm' refers to the skin, and '-itis' simply means that something is inflamed. So dermatitis is literally 'inflammation...

About Dr. Merry Li.

Meet Dr. Merry Li

An interview with Dr. Merry Li, OMD, L.Ac. TD: Thank you very much for speaking with me today. Can you please tell us how long...

The 5 Elements of Chinese Medicine – Metal

Continuing from the previous blog article on Yin-Yang and the 5 elements, we will now delve deeper into each of the 5 elements, to see...

Do I Need a Doctor?

Khloe Kardashian has been hitting the gym hard and has not been letting herself slack, no matter what is going on in her life,...

Wind – What It Means in Chinese Medicine

There are many differences between Chinese and Western medicine. One of the ways they are different is in how they describe illness. What Western...