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.
e.g. arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, chronic back pain
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
e.g. menstrual pains and pregnancy, fertility problems
e.g. bladder infections, prostatitis, incontinence
e.g. high or low blood pressure, diabetes, anaemia, overweight
Immune system disorders
e.g. susceptibility to infectious diseases and colds
e.g. sleep disorders, anxiety and stress disorders, stress, minor depression