黄帝内经与养生智慧 Chinese Medicine Podcast Review

Name of podcast: 黄帝内经与养生智慧 (huáng dì nèi jīng yǔ yǎng shēng zhì huì)

 What topics are covered? It’s about how to keep healthy through a series of traditional Chinese medical methods, so basically it’s a health podcast.

Why is it good to listen to? There’s nothing bad listening to something about health, as it’s always the most important thing in one’s life, without health you can’t have anything. This podcast will introduce you a series of Traditional Chinese Medicine methods to help you improve and keep your health, which is very useful.

To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can search 黄帝内经与养生智慧 on iTunes.

How often are the podcasts updated? Generally it’s updated two times a week.

Length of the podcast: It varies from 15 mins to 30 mins.

Description of the podcast: The podcaster has a slight Southern Chinese accent, though his pronunciation is not very standard, it’s still understandable. This podcast brings up a lot of content and medical knowledge from The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine(黄帝内经), which is one of the earliest Chinese medical works and one of the four greatest traditional Chinese medical works. One unique feature of Traditional Chinese Medicine is that it has many methods to prevent you from getting sick without taking any pills, and this podcast is advising the audience of these methods. During the podcast, there’s always some light background playing. The podcaster speaks in a slow speed thus it’s very suitable for Chinese learners to learn Chinese. The podcast focuses on protect your viscera health, basically your heart, liver, spleen, lung and kidney. However, it has some Traditional Chinese Medicine terms in every episode, so the listeners may need some background knowledge about Chinese Medicine.

 Summary: This podcast suits those who want to maintain good health and learn about Traditional Chinese Medicine as the content it presents is useful and practical. As with anything for health, if you are following a new regime it is always good to check with your doctor if you have any questions.

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