U.S. health care grew to $3.5 trillion or $10,739 per person in 2017- more than that of all other nations combined in the world. It was estimated that up to 26% of all U.S. bankruptcies filed were primarily due to medical costs in 2013.
As an alternative medicine, TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) has been serving Chinese for over 2,500 years and proven effective on a variety of diseases and conditions. Handy TCM treatment methods are available, such as acupuncture, cupping, massage, and moxibustion, and cost is often minimal compared to WM.
Due to the high cost of WM, sometimes people try stay away from hospital visits and choose to endure pain and discomfort. Here we introduce some treatment methods of TCM, e.g. moxibustion, that are both effective and much affordable, so hopefully people would no longer have to put up with pain or discomfort.