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  • Kampo and COVID-19, updates from Japan and Brazil
    Our Kampo colleague Kazusei Akiyama, MD in São Paulo City urges us in the West to  earnestly share  our experiences of treating the current pandemic (Kazusei Akiyama is interviewed in our section “Ask a Kampo Doctor”).  Here is his message from 1 August 2020: Hello from Brazil, the country of COVID-19! Here in Brazil, we have a daily average of more than 1000 deaths by COVID-19 for 7 consecutive weeks (91.607 deaths until today). At the São Paulo City, were I live, the situation is stable, the R(t) is about 1, so no case increase but no decrease. As the …
  • Post 5 : The Sensory Illness
    Post 5 : (This Post is from the series,   30 March 2020 “Practitioner Update from London”. For complete understanding begin with the 30 March Post  and consult each Post in consecutive order) The Sensory Illness The Hidden Stage The Subjective illness From early-April 2020 medical analysis on Covid-19 patients report three symptoms: loss of appetite, loss of smell, and lethargy. These three are now among the 12 symptoms which epidemiologists list as key indicators (mid- April), also included is  “mental confusion”.   These are sensory complaints – neurological symptoms – described by the patient as sensory, and difficult to substantiate clinically. …
  • Post 4 : Fullness Accumulating in the Gut
    Post 4: (This Post is from the series,   30 March 2020 “Practitioner Update from London”. For complete understanding begin with the 30 March Post  and consult each Post in consecutive order) There is strong discomfort, and fullness in the abdomen. The abdominal fullness creates pressure on the diaphragm, compressing the lungs and heart. These complaints originate inside the abdominal cavity, because of  waste products accumulating in the gut. Both liquid and solid wastes become difficult to excrete. The cause of the illness moving inwards is dryness in the earlier stage of illness (see Post 2 & Post 3) –  due …
  • Post 3 : The Virus Goes Inside
    Post  3 (This Post is from the series,   30 March 2020 “Practitioner Update from London”. For complete understanding begin with the 30 March Post  and consult each Post in consecutive order) When the surface response is inadequate or when the virus persists, the visible surface signs diminish. The patient complains of deeper discomfort, yet less is visible on the surface. There may be chest pains, laboured breathing, heart palpitations, coughing, and phlegm. The treatment principle is to create internal harmony. This is a half-inside and half-outside illness stage. The fever causes the characteristic bitter taste and the white/dry tongue coat. …
  • 30 March 2020 Practitioner Update from London
    Post 1: Kampō practitioners and the coronavirus This paper is a strategy document sourced from our London-based Japanese Kampō physicians discussion group. It is designed to have a realistic impact on our Kampō practice during the current pandemic. By 28 March 2020 newest reports from Europe on patient-reported symptoms and progress of the coronavirus varied from the early reports from Wuhan. The reports from hospital treatment in China identify a damp pathogen, stagnant in the chest – calling for the creation of a wide variety of formula.  With Japanese Kampō treatment strategies we recognise damp as a pathogen, however naming …
  • Kampo International Course 2020
    We are excited to announce the Kampo Apprentice Course for 2020! It is suitable for overseas students applicable to a six-month visa to the UK. There are 20 classroom sessions, each with tutorials and a live student clinic where patients are welcomed. There are 20 separate on-line classes which run concurrently. This course can be completed in 6 months, or alternatively the on-line segments can be completed on an agreed schedule. The six-month-long The Kampo International Course will meet on Mondays in central London. Information Course duration: January – July 2020 Early-Bird Fee: £3000 (sign-ups by 1 November 2019) Regular …
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