by Dr. Ni Haixia at Hantang College of TCM, Florida
The heart controls the menstrual cycle. In the thousands of years’ TCM records and research of the heart, there was no record of such issues as cardiac valvular insufficiency defined by the WM.
These heart conditions happen in modern times mainly due to excessive taking of Western medicines developed by pharmaceutical companies, such as antibiotics, painkillers, many controlling drugs, female hormones, and even vitamin E, all of which can hurt the heart.
But in their advertising, vitamin E is being advocated as capable of preventing heart diseases.
When the heart is harmed, insomnia would initially arise. WM does not know that insomnia is mainly caused by Western medicines’ side effects, domestic troubles, or depression.
So WM would prescribe sleeping pills or anti-depressive drugs for insomnia patients, making things even worse and bringing more damage to the heart.
Eventually, due to a lack of energy in the heart, breast milk can not completely transport to the uterus. After the menstrual period, there will still be residual milk in the breast, which will accumulate every month.
According to ‘Suwen,’ a TCM classic, emotions can affect people’s physiological cycle.
In the past, Chinese women were primarily confined at home, which is pretty depressing, so they were prone to breast cancer.
Although that’s no longer the case for modern women, the ever-lasting pressure from life and work would make them worry, coupled with the toxins of Western medicines, the heart becomes even more vulnerable.