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David Hartmann coming back to Europe/UK September-October 2022

Today I am excited because I have been wanting to tell you all that I am travelling to Europe and the UK in September-October for a 5-week Chinese medicine workshop and conference tour. This is another exciting opportunity to meet up with like-minded people in the Chinese medicine community. So where will I be, when […]

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My Vanuatu Experience

About ten years ago I started going across to Port Vila, Vanuatu (a group of islands east of Australia in the Pacific Ocean) to work as an acupuncturist. I would go over for two weeks at a time and treat patients every day. I did this a total of six times over an 18-month period.

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Did the Sòng Dynasty (960-1279CE) provide us with the biggest dichotomy in Chinese Medicine history?

Do you treat your patient, or do you treat their disease? Do you establish an underlying pattern of disharmony/diagnosis/constitution, or do you use a tried-and-true formula for different disorders? This dichotomy first appeared during the Sòng dynasty (960-1279CE) because of three key features – ‘Moveable Block Printing’, the government establishing the ‘Pharmacy Service’, plus opening

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Does Kidney Jīng provide you with a natural/genetic immunity OR, does it actually predispose you to ancestral diseases?

Today I will be throwing out a hypothetical discussion about Kidney Jīng, genetics, and hereditary diseases/disorders, especially in the context of diseases and immunity. For example, does Kidney Jīng provide you with a natural/genetic immunity, OR does it actually predispose you to ancestral diseases? I have felt compelled to write about this topic for over a

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Welcome To My Blog!

Hello, my name is David Hartmann, and welcome to my blog reimagined. It is the first time I have been able to manage my blog via my brand-new website. Yay! I did start my blog officially back in 2015, but I have been very lax with it the past year. I was originally inspired to

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