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by Lillian Bridges

For many centuries, practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have relied on face reading for insight into the physical, psychological, and emotional state of a patient. Based on an understanding of the shapes, markings and features of a face, a therapist can discover important facts about the health and life of a patient, related to the principles of Chinese medicine. In addition to understanding how the body's internal functions can be seen on a face, readers will also learn to evaluate non-verbal expressions and assess personality from features and markings of the patient's face. Clear discussions demonstrate how this technique can be used as a supplement to other diagnostic tools in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Engaging, insightful, highly readable text is written by a well-known and experienced lecturer in the field. Extensive illustrations give you a clear understanding of theories and techniques. A focus on the deeper aspects of face reading and diagnosis helps readers become more conscious of their actions, reactions, and the health consequences of behavior.
Download Face Reading in Chinese Medicine epub
ISBN: 0443073155
ISBN13: 978-0443073151
Category: Other
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
Author: Lillian Bridges
Language: English
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 1 edition (September 5, 2003)
Pages: 280 pages
ePUB size: 1694 kb
FB2 size: 1446 kb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 262
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I love my Kindle reader, but some books are better in hard copy, and this is one of them. I view the book as a reference one that you may read from cover to cover, but more than likely you will want to look things up. It is difficult to do that in the Kindle format.

Unfamiliar with Chinese medicine, I had a hard time maintaining reference points, I kept thinking through my Western understanding and found something's confusing, again, probably would do better being able to "thumb" back a few pages to reconnect.
I have wanted to get the book, "Face Reading in Chinese Medicine," since seeing Dr. Lillian Bridges on the Dr. Oz Show. It is fascinating of how Chinese doctors could tell a lot about their patients by looking at their face. This face reading method was particularly used to avoid touching female patients, except for their extremities, as it was deemed inappropriate to do so. I am still reading the book and plan on re-reading it several times. I keep it on my coffee table because it is quite a conversation starter with guests.
This book was worth every penny! The information is fascinating and has helped me see the correlations of specific features and markings on the face to certain traits in myself as well as other people.

My favorite chapter is the chapter on health. Our face gives us clues to conditions before they really set into the body or show up on tests and keeping an eye out for these markings is a great way to catch conditions early. I became aware that dark circles under the eyes is related to the kidney and adrenal system. It is an early warning sign that these organs are stressed and more rest is needed. The book is filled with many things to look for on our face that show the beginning of imbalances such as blood pressure and blood sugar issues. There are even markings to show at what approximate age we will enter menopause.

The book is organized well and easy to follow. There are many color photos to illustrate the markings/features described which makes it helpful to understand. Anyone who is interested in learning face reading, this book is a must and I would highly recommend it!
Wasn't sure how grounded her assessments of various facial features would be but I was pleasantly surprised. I was impressed at how lines on face were traced back to the expressions resulting from emotions behind them. I have become more observant of people's faces now. She seems wise and incorporates knowledge across cultures and generations. Women and men will like becoming more conscious of what the marks on faces mean about the person's history of experience.
Love this book. Complexity of faces is fascinating. Much food for thought, including opportunity to change existing lines.
Comprehensive review of facial features relating to underlying health and emotions, with color pictures to see clearly feature highlighted.
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This book is amazing in how accurate it is! I can use it for my facial work as an esthetician and better diagnose problems in the skin. Its more of a wholistic approach rather than just putting products on peoples faces.
After seeing this author on Dr. Oz, I was moved to order this book. I was not disappointed as it had so much information and gave lots of background information. This author really understands and imparts to the reader the science behind what can be seen on the face.