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By Daniel Keown

Why can salamanders develop new legs, and young ones develop new finger assistance, yet grownup people cannot regenerate? what's the electrical energy that flows throughout the human physique? Is it a similar factor that the chinese language name Qi? if this is the case, what does chinese language drugs understand, that western drugs ignores?

Dan Keown's hugely obtainable, witty, and unique publication indicates how western drugs validates the theories of chinese language drugs, and the way chinese language medication explains the mysteries of the physique that western drugs principally ignores. He explains the generative strength of embryology, how the hearts of 2 humans in love (or in clinical phrases `quantum entanglement') actually beat as one, how a dishonest center is additionally an in poor health middle (which is why males are two times as more likely to die of a surprising middle assault with their mistress than with their wife), how neural crest cells confirm our lifespan, and why Proust's madeleines evoked the stories they did.

The publication indicates how the theories of western and chinese language medication aid one another, and the way the built-in thought enlarges our realizing of the way our bodies paintings on each point. filled with solid tales and superb info, Dan Keown's ebook is vital analyzing for a person who has ever desired to know the way the physique quite works.

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