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How Chinese medicine defines brain degeneration

According to the theory of traditional Chinese medicine, the emergence of “forgetfulness” follows the deterioration of brain functions and is closely related to the dysfunction between the brain and the heart, liver, spleen, and kidneys. Brain degeneration is caused by deficiencies in basic functions and insufficient waste clearance. Among them are deficiencies in qi and blood, five visceral deficiencies, a lack of kidney essence, and brain hypofunction. Meanwhile, insufficient waste clearance includes the accumulation of blood stasis and incapability of removing turbidity.

Impairment of both physically and mentally related brain functions is the key cause of memory loss. In the clinical practice of Chinese medicine, such symptoms are primarily treated by targeting deficiencies in basic bodily functions. For example, the kidneys function to nourish the brain. Thus, reinforcing kidney function can reduce the risk of the aging-related memory loss.

In addition, the theory of traditional Chinese medicine postulates that a proper daily diet can improve physical abilities and promote immunity. This is also an essential to the “Preventive Medicine” concept. Cogniherbs® are formulated to follow the theory of Chinese medicine and are made of ingredients considered “top grade” in Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing.

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