Ann yeong ha se yo from Korea (Hello)

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I’ve recently returned from Korea where I was speaking at the 10th International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research. I visited Seoul and Jeju Island and thoroughly enjoyed my visit. Korea is a very modern country and the airport in Seoul is one of the most efficient and traveler-friendly airports I have been to. People are kind and I loved shopping for clothes that were made in Korea, since the sleeves and hems were never too long. The styles were lovely.

Kimchi in Seoul is delicious, and not to mention a wonderful source of probiotics- the good bacteria that helps replenish the healthy bacteria in our bowel.

The Korean culture is deeply health-conscious – kimchi, for example, is served at every meal. The ginger and garlic in kimchi are also powerful anti-inflammatory superfoods. If you’re planning your next barbecue, pick up some kimchi instead of ketchup for a spicy and healthy kick. The vegetables and fruit in the outdoor markets were abundant, fresh and colorful.

I’m honored to have my book, Holistic Pain Relief, now available in Korean. Come December 2015, it will also be available in complex Chinese. You can order your Korean copy here and here.

As they say in Korea, gam sa ham ni dah! (Thank you)

 

 

Heather Tick M.D.

Heather Tick M.D.

Using both the data of modern science and the time-proven traditions of complementary medicine, Dr. Heather Tick M.D. has helped tens of thousands of patients reach their peak levels of health. For over twenty years Dr. Tick has dedicated herself to researching evidence-based holistic treatments for pain and inflammation. A multiple-book author, including the highly acclaimed Holistic Pain Relief - An In-Depth Guide to Managing Chronic Pain, Dr. Tick empowers her patients to live free of pain and full of life. She is the first holder of the prestigious Gunn-Loke Endowed Professorship of Integrative Pain Medicine at the University of Washington and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Washington in the departments of Family Medicine and Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine.

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