TCM indications and WHO

TCM: recognised by the World Health Organisation

 

The WHO (World Health Organization) recognises Traditional Chinese Medicine as a medical discipline in its own right with a holistic treatment methodology.


The WHO list comprises a selection of indications that can be treated effectively with Traditional Chinese Medicine.
 

Orthopaedic disorders

e.g. arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, chronic back pain
 

Respiratory diseases

e.g. asthma, chronic bronchitis, sinusitis
 

Allergies and skin diseases

e.g. eczema, neurodermatitis, psoriasis, shingles, disorders of wound healing, hay fever
 

Digestive tract diseases

e.g. acid reflux, inflammation of the stomach lining, constipation and diarrhoea
 

Neurological disorders

e.g. tinnitus, headache, migraine, paralysis of the facial nerves
 

Gynaecology

e.g. menstrual problems, conception and pregnancy, menopause, endometriosis
 

Internal disorders

e.g. metabolic disorders, high or low blood pressure, diabetes, anaemia, obesity
 

Urological diseases

e.g. bladder infections, prostatitis, incontinence
 

Oncology

e.g. alongside or following chemotherapy and radiotherapy, nausea, polyneuropathy, fatique
 

Immune system disorders

e.g. susceptibility to infectious diseases and colds
 

Psychosomatic illnesses

e.g. insomnia, anxiety and stressrelated disorders, mild depression, stress, addictions


Traditional Chinese Medicine is also suitable for the treatment of conditions and diseases that are not on the WHO list. Please consult our therapists.

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