Podcast: Mirror of the Interior- Chinese Medicine Dermatology
Dr. Olivia Hsu Friedman speaks with Michael Max of Qiological about how the skin is a mirror of the body and the importance of seeing a patient’s condition as both a snapshot and a movie. She will discuss eczema and asthma as two sides of a coin as well as the strengths and weaknesses of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as compared to pharmaceuticals, biologics, and steroids. Olivia will also introduce other aspects of skin conditions such as self-blame of patients and psycho-emotive considerations in chronic illness.
February 11, 2020 | Herbal Medicine | Q125
MICHAEL MAX is the host of Qiological, Acupuncturist, and curious mind.
Michael is a student of acupuncture and Chinese medicine for over 20 years. His curiosity of acupuncture and how needles can resolve a health condition he’s had since childhood, but also improve my digestion, quality of sleep and mood. Michael attended acupuncture school in the United States and afterward traveled to Asia where he learned Chinese to study with Chinese doctors.