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The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 21 Issue 2 September 2014 P9
Maggie Ju. (2015) What Part Does Acupuncture Play in IVF?
The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 22 Issue 1 March 2015 P21
Maggie Ju (2020) The Potentiality of COVID-19 Treatment with Chinese Herbal Medicine in the UK
The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 27 Issue 2 November 2020 P9
Saturday, 19 September 2020
What is collagen?
There are 4 main types of collagens out of 16.
Collagens are known as structural proteins that holds the body together to provide strength and structure.
Type I consist of 90% of the body’s collagen and is densely packed fibers. It provides structure to skin, bones, tendons, fibrous cartilage, connective tissue, and teeth.
Type II is more loosely packed and found in elastic cartilage of joints.
Type III supports the structure of muscles, organs, and arteries.
Type IV helps with filtration and is found in the layers of the skin.
With aging, the body produces less and lower quality collagen.
For example, the skin becomes less firm and elastic. Wrinkles form, Joint cartilage also weakens with age.
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Numbness is a loss of sensation or feeling in a part of the body. It's often accompanied by other abnormal sensations, such as a pins-an...