What is queer analysis?
Following social constructivist developments in sociology, queer theorists are often critical of essentialist views of sexuality and gender. Instead, they study those concepts as social and cultural phenomena, often through an analysis of the categories, binaries, and languages in which they are portrayed.
What do you do if you have qi deficiency?
Below, you’ll find some of the most common methods:
- Get enough sleep. Being tired is a hallmark sign of a qi deficiency.
- Work on your breathing. One way to improve a qi deficiency is through purposeful breathing.
- Try tai chi or qi gong.
- Give acupuncture a go.
- Balance your diet.
- Take care of your mental health.
What foods aggravate the spleen?
Think of the spleen as being powered by heat. Frozen food, icy drinks, cucumber, bitter or winter melon, lettuce and grapefruit deplete the spleen’s “fire”. Foods that are “damp” – such as dairy products, refined sugars and sweets – can also smother the digestive process.
What does it mean when you have qi deficiency?
Roughly translated, qi means energy, so, simply put, a qi deficiency means low energy. This low energy can affect the body as a whole or just specific organs that cause different symptoms. A general qi deficiency may cause some overall symptoms of fatigue and illness.
What does Chinese medicine say about your tongue?
It offers observable, objective information about the state of blood circulation, hydration, digestion, energy levels, and so much more. In fact, each area of the tongue corresponds to the Acupuncture meridians where your vital energy or Qi (pronounced “chee”) flows through, and the internal organ systems themselves.
What causes stagnation in body?
Stagnation of Qi is often caused by emotional disturbance and accumulation of internal cold, heat, phlegm, water and food. It also occurs in trauma and stagnation of blood.