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Medical Travel: Men Tsee Khang Medical Clinic in Mcleodganj
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Medical Travel: Men Tsee Khang Medical Clinic in Mcleodganj

We went to two Tibetan Medicine clinics in Mcleodganj. This one was operated by Dr. Pasang Gyalmo Khangkar. Apparently, this clinic has been at this same location in Mcleodganj for 17 years. It had a completely different character than the other Tibetan Medicine clinic, operated by Dr. Tsering Thandhoe Drungtso. This video doesn't show the inside of the Men Tsee Khang clinic, but rather our quest to find ...
Medical Travel: Tibetan Medicine in McLeod Ganj
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Medical Travel: Tibetan Medicine in McLeod Ganj

Tibetan medicine is different than western medicine. The primary modes of diagnosis in Tibetan medicine are pulse diagnosis and urine analysis. Pulse diagnosis might share some similarities with pulse diagnosis in acupuncture. Urine analysis may involve tasting the urine (by the doctor) as well as looking closely at it to observe things like bubbles, color, and cloudiness. Tibetan healing is holistic which ...
Medical Travel: Tibetan Medicine Clinic — Interview with Dr. Tsering Thandhoe Drungtso
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Medical Travel: Tibetan Medicine Clinic — Interview with Dr. Tsering Thandhoe Drungtso

Based on what I've read so far, traditional Tibetan medicine is quite a bit different from western medicine. It's on a completely different planet. With all the buzz about Dr. Yeshi Dhonden and the Tibetan treatment for cancer, it was interesting to speak directly to a Tibetan medicine practitioner in person in Mcleodganj.Incidentally, the Tibetan cancer treatment in Mcleodganj sounds very similar to ...
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Medical Travel: Tibetan Medicine Clinic

When we visited Mcleodganj in 2016, I wanted to make sure to see a traditional Tibetan medicine clinic while we were there. Lydian and I stopped into one clinic in Mcleodganj that looked busy, but not terribly inviting. Walking around a little more, we found a Tibetan medicine doctor just a few yards further down the street in a clean and organized clinic. The doctor was friendly and even sat down to chat ...
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