The Teacup and the Skullcup: Where Zen and Tantra Meet

By Chogyam Trungpa The Teacup and the Skullcup is made up of edited transcripts from two seminars that Chögyam Trungpa gave near the beginning of his North American teaching career in 1974—one in Barnet, Vermont, and one in Boston—called “Zen and Tantra.” Although Trungpa Rinpoche belonged to the tantra tradition, he acknowledged the strength and discipline gained from Zen influence. Through these talks you can … Continue reading The Teacup and the Skullcup: Where Zen and Tantra Meet

Hypothyroidism symptoms and signs in an older person

Some people over age 60 have few, if any, classic hypothyroidism symptoms, while others experience the same symptoms younger people do. Still others have hypothyroidism symptoms that are not typical at all, making the diagnosis even more difficult. Any of the following signs and symptoms can indicate hypothyroidism in an older person.  1. Unexplained high cholesterol. High cholesterol is sometimes the only evidence of an … Continue reading Hypothyroidism symptoms and signs in an older person

What is White Coat Hypertension?

White coat hypertension, more commonly known as white coat syndrome, is a phenomenon in which people exhibit a blood pressure level above the normal range, in a clinical setting, though they do not exhibit it in other settings. It is believed that the phenomenon is due to anxiety experienced during a clinic visit. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition where the force of … Continue reading What is White Coat Hypertension?

How is Pi Yao (Pi Xiu) used for the best feng shui?

The first use of Pi Yao in the classical feng shui applications is as a protective cure against the negative energy of the Grand Duke (Tai Sui). The right positioning of the Pi Yao (Pi Xiu) is in the bagua direction opposite the area affected by the Grand Duke presence. For example, in 2012 the Tai Sui energy was in the Southeast area, so the … Continue reading How is Pi Yao (Pi Xiu) used for the best feng shui?

What is Chakra System?

There are seven chakras, or major energy centers, in the human body. Chakra is a Sanskrit word which means “wheel”. The chakras are similar to wheels in that they are spinning vortexes of energy. They are centers of force located within your body, through which you receive, transmit, and process life energies. Each chakra is recognized as a focal point relating to spiritual, physical and … Continue reading What is Chakra System?

Introduce Traditional Tibetan Medicine

Traditional Tibetan medicine (Tibetan: བོད་ཀྱི་གསོ་བ་རིག་པ་, Wylie: bod kyi gso ba rig pa), also known as Sowa-Rigpa medicine is a centuries-old traditional medical system that employs a complex approach to diagnosis, incorporating techniques such as pulse analysis and urinalysis, and utilizes behavior and dietary modification, medicines composed of natural materials (e.g., herbs and minerals) and physical therapies (e.g. Tibetan acupuncture, moxabustion, etc.) to treat illness. It … Continue reading Introduce Traditional Tibetan Medicine

Organoid Research Techniques Evolution and Applications

Organoids are cultured cells in a three-dimensional (3D) environment that model features of organ function, composition and development. Since organoids can better recapitulate the signaling and morphological cues that occur within the human body, scientists have turned to using organoids to study normal and pathological conditions, and as a method to test potential therapeutics for human disease. Organoid Research Techniques, a new Wiley Essential Knowledge … Continue reading Organoid Research Techniques Evolution and Applications

Eating more ultra-processed foods may shorten life span

Need another reason to monitor your intake of ultra-processed foods? Cutting down on your amounts could help you live longer. In an observational study published online Feb. 11, 2019, by JAMA Internal Medicine, almost 45,000 adults ages 45 and older completed several dietary assessments over a two-year period. On average, ultra-processed foods made up about 15% of their daily diet as measured in grams. Ultra-processed … Continue reading Eating more ultra-processed foods may shorten life span

Poor sleep can change your reaction to pain

Researchers found that poor sleep interferes with certain pain centers of the brain and can change how a person perceives and reacts to discomfort. In the study, scientists scanned the brains of 25 healthy adults in two sleep environments: first, after they slept eight hours, and again after they were kept awake for 24 to 28 hours. During both scans, they also received uncomfortable levels … Continue reading Poor sleep can change your reaction to pain

Chronic inflammation may put your brain at risk

Not only might chronic inflammation affect your heart health, but it could also lead to cognitive decline, according to a study published in the February issue of Neurology. Researchers measured inflammation in more than 12,000 middle-aged adults, assigning each a composite score using four inflammation-related biomarkers found in the blood. They then assessed the cognitive function of the participants in three separate visits over the … Continue reading Chronic inflammation may put your brain at risk

How to cook Pharmacy drug?

Pharmacy according to the Royal Institute Dictionary, BE 2542, provides the meaning that is the science of medicine Natural medicine or synthesis into finished drugs In addition to cooking drugs Pharmaceutical also covers pharmaceutical care for patients, such as considering appropriate medications for patients. Assessment and review of drug use Monitoring of side effects from drug use Including drug distribution Proper drug storage And pharmacy … Continue reading How to cook Pharmacy drug?