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Subject Talk Series on Chinese Medicine for Elderly Health (Jul - Sep 2019)

Subject Talk Series on Chinese Medicine for Elderly Health (Jul - Sep 2019)

The subject talks aim to arouse the public awareness towards elderly health, the self-care ability of the elderly, and to enhance the quality of caregiving.

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Treat Respiratory Diseases Through Chinese Medicine (Full)
Date: 2019/9/21 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Ngau Chi Wan Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: Respiratory disease is the most common problem in Hong Kong. These include common colds, asthma, and acute & chronic bronchitis. Environmental allergies, pollution and the rapidly changing temperature can all trigger these problems. Chinese medicine offers us many options to strengthen the lungs and immune systems. A registered Chinese medicine practitioner will illustrate the treatment and preventive measures of Respiratory disease through this talk. The dietary conditioning and life adjustment will be discussed.
The Prevention and Treatment of Seasonal Influenza by Traditional Chinese Medicine
Date: 2019/9/19 (Thursday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Tuen Mun Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: Seasonal influenza mainly cause by abnormal climate. Happened Seasonally infectiousness, and can cause widespread epidemics. Symptoms include: fever, chills, stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, muscle soreness, sore throat, etc. Chinese medicine emphasizes that it is necessary to make corresponding diagnosis and treatment based on the time, place, and people's different changes.
Harassment of Nocturia (Full)
Date: 2019/8/23 (Friday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Aberdeen Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: Nocturia patients have to wake up at night to pass urine, which affects both the quality of sleep and life. The Chinese medicine practitioner will explain the cause of nocturia, then suggest food nourishment treatment and acupuncture points that can help improve the symptoms to create a better lifestyle.
How to Treat Insomnia with Traditional Chinese Medicine (Full)
Date: 2019/8/17 (Saturday)
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Yuen Chau Kok Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: According to data from the World Health Organisation, four out of ten people in Hong Kong suffer from insomnia. Long-term insomnia would not only affect the circadian clock and the mood, but also affect daytime work and study. In severe cases, it will cause health problems. The definition, causes and preventions of insomnia will be illustrated through this seminar.
Prevention of Stroke from Chinese Medicine Aspect (Full)
Date: 2019/7/27 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Tseung Kwan O Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: Instead of leading to death, the most awful thing about stroke is the permanent severe damage to the patients. Therefore preventing from stroke is really important to us. The registered Chinese medicine practitioner will talk about the reason of stroke, the rehabilitation and the prevention of it.
Away from Low Back Pain (Full)
Date: 2019/7/19 (Friday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Shui Wo Street Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Description: Have you ever suffered from low back pain? It is not uncommon no matter in youth or adults, in offices or on streets. Mild one can be relieved in few days but some gradually affect knee joints, and even worse, the entire spine.
A registered Chinese medicine practitioner will illustrate the cause, symptoms and most importantly the preventions of the low back pain in the talk.
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