We are supposed to be living in enlightened times, yet more people than ever are suffering from mental health problems.
Statistics show that 1/4 will experience some kind of mental health disorder in the course of our life. 1/6 will suffer from depression between ages 24-44. 1/10 likely to suffer from disabling anxiety at some stage of their life
Mental disorders comprise a broad range of problems with different symptoms which generally characterized by some combination of abnormal thoughts, emotions, behaviour and relationships with others.
Chinese medicine is giving attention especially for treating the shen (mind), soul (hun-psychic energy, po-physical energy, Gui-coming back spirit), root of the disease, opening and balancing the energetic transitions.
The traditional Chinese medicine claims that 70% of all the diseases in the world are created because of emotional physical and mental aspects that are inseparable. The five main emotions: fear, anger, joy, worry and grief are linked to the energy of the five elements: water, wood, fire earth and metal.