TCM health concept health guidance
The health view of Chinese medicine has been initialized as early as in the Yellow Emperor’s Canon, namely, the health view of “heaven and man unite”, the health view of “the unity of form and spirit”, the health view of “the secret of yin and yang”, and “rightness-based”Health concept.
In addition, in the Yellow Emperor’s Canon, hair, teeth, and muscles are important signs of a certain health condition.
The main content of TCM theories, from etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, syndrome differentiation, to health certificate, and viscera, meridians and other theories, are almost all developed around TCM’s knowledge of health.
Understanding the health concept of Chinese medicine will be a good guide to our daily health care and recuperation.
The concept of harmony between heaven and man in the concept of health between heaven and man is a concept of ancient Chinese philosophy. It means that people live between heaven and earth and in the universe. All activities are closely related to nature.”thought of.
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that the human body has its own laws of life activities and has a corresponding relationship with nature. It is not only a sun and the moon, the geographical environment or the four-day climate, day and night and morning and dusk, and various changes will have an important impact on the human physiology and pathology.
For example, the four seasons climate change in nature can directly affect human emotions, qi and blood, organs and diseases.
Under the guidance of this kind of thinking, traditional Chinese medicine health care believes that human beings must master and understand the four seasons climate change law and the characteristics of different natural environments, conform to nature, and maintain the harmony of the human body and the natural environment in order to maintain health and prevent disease.
The theory of “integration of form and spirit” in traditional Chinese medicine from the “Huang Di Nei Jing” is always based on objective physiological structure.
First of all, from the origin of life, it is metaphysical and divine, that is to say, there is life and body first, and then psychological activity occurs.
The view of the unity of form and god holds that God is the master of form, and form is the material foundation of God, at the same time it is opposite and unified.
Among them, shape refers to the body, body, and God refers to thought, thinking.
Traditional Chinese medicine puts forward the “integration of form and spirit” to highlight the close connection between form and god.
Only when a person’s body and spirit are closely integrated, that is, the body is in harmony with the spirit, and the body and the spirit are united, can we maintain and promote health.
Studies have shown that complications such as hypertension, coronary heart disease, and diabetes are closely related to emotional anxiety, an imbalanced and balanced mentality, a cheerful personality, and a peaceful mentality are the foundation of healthy and longevity.”The view coincides.
Righteousness-based health concept The righteousness in Chinese medicine is relative to evil spirits, which refers to the human body’s functional activities and ability to adapt to the external environment, disease resistance and rehabilitation capabilities.
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that the root cause of disease and premature aging lies in the body’s deficiency of Qi.
If the righteousness is sufficient, the human body will be in harmony with yin and yang, the qi and blood will be filled, the viscera function will be normal, and it can resist external evils and prevent illness.
Insufficient righteousness can easily damage the human body, cause dysfunction of the body, and cause diseases.
When evil spirits invade, if the evil spirits are not strong enough to compete with the human body’s normal gas phase, then the evil gases are expelled by the righteous gas, eliminated or temporarily lurking in the body, neither will happen; only when the evil gas is heavier can they fight with the righteous gas to cause a substitution reaction.Only when the human body appears symptoms (symptoms, signs, etc.), is the disease.
Yin Ping Yang’s health concept of yin and yang is a summary of the attributes of the opposite things or phenomena in the universe. Yin and yang represent materials and functions of certain attributes, such as Qi in the human body, blood as yin, excitement as yang, and depression asOvercast.
“Ping” means normal, and “secret” means stubborn and firm.
“Yin Ping Yang Secret” means that yin and yang are both in a normal state and have a coordinated and cooperative relationship.
“Yin Ping Yang Secret” as a person’s health status is reflected in different aspects and levels of life activities, such as acid-base balance, blood sugar balance, metabolic balance and so on.
In addition, the “yin and yang secret” is also reflected in an orderly substitution of human activities, which is the “internal substitution” referred to by modern science.
“Internal human body” refers to the height of the human body in a physiologically balanced state, such as human body temperature, blood pressure, blood pH, blood glucose concentration, etc. instead of “internal replacement”. If our body reaches this stable state, thenIs a healthy state.