Often when I feel a person’s radial pulse (on the inside of your forearm, on the thumb side) during their first treatment, they are quick to tell me what their doctor has told them it means in the past. They  are mostly only familiar with the pulse rate (i.e. 60 beats per minute). Chinese medicine does take the pulse rate into account, but the rate is only a very small fraction of the information that’s available in the pulse!

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