TCM theories, including the nine body constitutions, are believed to help people, especially the elderly, to take a more holistic approach to health management and  reducing their risk of chronic diseases. Photo: Shutterstock TCM theories, including the nine body constitutions, are believed to help people, especially the elderly, to take a more holistic approach to health management and  reducing their risk of chronic diseases. Photo: Shutterstock
TCM theories, including the nine body constitutions, are believed to help people, especially the elderly, to take a more holistic approach to health management and reducing their risk of chronic diseases. Photo: Shutterstock

Letters | How Hong Kong can apply traditional Chinese medicine in fight against chronic disease

  • The Health Department strategy focuses on specific risk factors, rather than holistic health management
  • TCM practitioners are able to customise health recommendations to individual constitutions and needs

Topic |   Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)
TCM theories, including the nine body constitutions, are believed to help people, especially the elderly, to take a more holistic approach to health management and  reducing their risk of chronic diseases. Photo: Shutterstock TCM theories, including the nine body constitutions, are believed to help people, especially the elderly, to take a more holistic approach to health management and  reducing their risk of chronic diseases. Photo: Shutterstock
TCM theories, including the nine body constitutions, are believed to help people, especially the elderly, to take a more holistic approach to health management and reducing their risk of chronic diseases. Photo: Shutterstock
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