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A former renowned fashion model who worked in Japan for several years, and now an acupuncturist, herbologist and Medical QiGong practitioner, Dr. Ashley Herrin discusses with host Silvia Casabianca what is Oriental Medicine and its differences with conventional Western Medicine.
Is Oriental Medicine focused on lifestyle? Dr. Herrin explains how Oriental Medicine encompasses all the different styles from Orient, including acupuncture and herbal medicine, which orginated in China, but there are other styles that originated in Japan, Korea
While conventional medicine tends to be focus on the part or the symptom, Oriental Medicine is holistic, it approaches body, mind and spirit as a whole. OM doctors are not focused on the symptom and look for the root-cause of illness.
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