Dr. Helen Hu, originally from Beijing China, has studied Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) since the age of 12. A Cardiologist and Practitioner of integrated medicine for 9 years she immigrated to the United States in 1991. After immigrating to the United States in 1991, she passed the USMLE (United States Medical License Exams) in 1997. Subsequently she formally studied Chinese Traditional Medicine graduating with a degree in oriental medicine and successfully passing both the National and State of California Boards as licensed acupuncturist and Herbalogist. And Earn her Oriental Medical Degree ( O.M.D) at South Baylou University.
TCM believes that our body’s strongest defense is from free flowing Qi (energy) within and among five important organs: heart, liver, spleen, lung and kidney. To prevent a "pro cancer body" try Chinese food therapy: lung energy deficiency - spring rice and wild yam; spleen organ weakness - dry ginger and tangerine peel; Liver organ imbalance - mushroom date soup.