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Many Diseases, One Toxin: Blood Stasis and Water Toxins as Etiologies in Kampo

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$75.00 each Out of stock

Instructor: Nigel Dawes

3 CEU's (NCCAOM and CAB Approved)

Pacific Center for Lifelong Learning: CEP 100

CAB Category #1

Pacific Symposium Video*

*Pacific Symposium Video: Pacific Symposium Video courses are made from archival footage from past Pacific Symposiums. The video and audio quality is not as good as the recorded webinars, and there are typically no handouts available to download.

Course Description

Oketsu is a term used frequently in the Kampo lexicon to describe pathological changes at the blood level including: stagnation, accumulation, blockage and turbidity.  Suidoku is a Kampo term used specifically to describe the accumulation of potentially harmful fluids in the intestinal tract. Kampo considers both these pathologies to be primary causative factors in many disease presentations.

The methods of assessment and clinical evidence used to establish a diagnosis of Oketsu and Suidoku will be discussed in detail. There is repeated evidence in the Kampo literature of both diagnostic and treatment methods developed specifically to deal with these complex pathologies.

Nigel Dawes has been practicing and teaching Oriental Medicine for 25 years. He lived and studied in Japan for 5 years followed by hospital internships in China . Prior to moving to the United States he founded and directed the London College of Shiatsu , and began lecturing at various Oriental Medicine (OM) schools in England, France, Israel and the U.S. Since 1994 New York City has been his home, where he has continued his involvement in undergraduate and graduate OM education and administration, political work in the field, clinical practice, and publishing.
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