Most common visits for infections include:
- Acute Viral pathogens
- Lung infections
- Urinary tract infections
- Fungal skin infections
- Gut dysbiosis, SIBO or Candida
- Recurrent vaginal yeast infection
Chinese herbal medicine has been used for thousands of years to treat infectious diseases, from Typhoid fever, to Cold and Flu, to bacterial pneumonia and skin infections. The formulas are interestingly designed not solely on the basis of the herbal anti pathogenic effects, but to rebalance the host environment so it is less hospitable to the infection. Furthermore, the complexity of the prescriptions often deal with secondary and tertiary symptoms and their physiological roots. This could include cough do to phlegm build up, inflammation from cytokines or bronchial construction.
Many initial visits often are because of unfavourable results from conventional prescribed medication, or side effects caused by those medications. Others are looking for more permanent solutions to chronic issues such as recurrent yeast infections, where even illumination diets or natural supplements have only produced minimal results.