07: The Pathogenic Factors: Dryness, with TCM Dr. Lee Smith by Your Tea | Traditional Chinese Restoratives published on 2020-10-13T18:05:50Z To round off our series on the pathogenic factors we invite TCM Dr. Lee Smith back to discuss dryness. Although less common, this factor can manifest in ways that are uncomfortable and of a nuisance. From cracked skin and lips to a dry cough with little or no phlegm, perhaps you have experienced symptoms similar to these? Often associated with hot and humid climates, thus adding an element of damp, it can be a tricky one to move. But with the help of Lee, we discover ways in which the amount of dryness can be reduced in the body, as well as the various lifestyle factors, emotions and foods that can exacerbate it. If you have any further questions about these pathogenic factors and symptoms you may be experiencing, touch base with us on Instagram or by sending us an email. ABOUT TCM DR. LEE SMITH Doctor Lee Smith has studied Chinese medicine and health from several teachers, and been influenced in natural medicine and Qi gong, from an early age. His gentle nature and devotion to the internal arts, allows him to guide through difficult cases with personal experience, providing a treatment and sound advice that will lead you on the right track to recovery. Starting massage at home in his teen years, he began professional training in the sunshine coast, with a 2 year Advanced Diploma of Shiatsu massage and acupuncture, which lead to the discovery of his natural talent and calling in life. Continuing to Melbourne he delved deeper into Chinese Medicine Completing a 4 year bachelor of health science -Chinese medicine (Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine). In addition to undergoing Rigorous Training in the Xing MIng Qi Gong (meditation) System, From His Chinese Qi Gong Master , Master Liu. Website: Instagram: CONTACT USTo view our full range of Traditional Chinese Restoratives, please click . If you have any questions, you can reach us at FEEDBACK: If you love TCM Honoured by Your Tea and the information shared, please leave a review and subscribe over on .