TCM and Western Medicine in China
In China, it is commonly believed that TCM cures diseases while western medicine cures symptoms, as TCM stresses on treating a body as a relative whole and keeping a body in balance, that is why Chinese pay much attention to cultivate health in daily life. Another season why Chinese still choose this traditional science is that all TCM medicinal materials are made of plants and animals, which are entirely natural without chemical composition and are considered to generate much less side-effect to human body.
In spite of the popularity of TCM among Chinese, western medicine also plays an important role because of its quick effect and convenience. Commonly, most hospitals in China provide both TCM and western treatments, and doctors usually make a prescription according to origination and development of a disease.
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