All About Chinese Medicine

Understanding Chinese Medicine & Qi Gong

Kay Hutchinson - Chinese Medicine Expert
Vital Health Zone is proud to announce Kay Hutchinson, who is our resident chinese medicine and qi gong expert and who is available to answer all your questions about chinese medicine and alternative health.

Kay has a private practice and is available for distance consultation, via telephone or email.

Kay answers all your chinese medicine and qi gong questions below:

Q: Lately I have really bad dark circles under my eyes. Can that be caused by food allergies?


A: In the Chinese medicine system, dark circles under the eyes can indicate the need to balance the kidney energies. Many things can create an imbalance of kidney energies including:

Lack of proper nutrition (if you have food allergies then you are not absorbing the nutrition of foods appropriately so this could indirectly lead to dark circles under the eyes).

I would suggest eliminating gluten and dairy from the diet, the two most common aspects of food to which people are sensitive, and also adding in the qi gong routine called "Ocean Qi Breathing," which is step 8 in the 12 steps free program of stress relief with qi gong found here:

Please take a moment and work through the lesson and if you answer the response questions, I will respond to your experience with the the qi gong.

Please note that the information provided is for educational purposes only and is not meant to diagnose or treat medical conditions. Consult with your medical physician regarding appropriateness of using herbs in your healing process.

Contact Kay Hutchinson, CAMQ, CAMT at Aiki Healing today for a consultation for a custom herbal formulation.


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