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My dream is that eventually EVERYONE becomes his or her own healer.
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PREFACE: CAN I REALLY HEAL MYSELF?
CHAPTER I SEVEN CRITERIA AND MAIN CONCEPTS OF SELF-HEALING
What is a "self-healing" method?
Seven criteria of self-healing
What is PaidaLajin?
Main concepts of self-healing with PaidaLajin
Ignore the disease name
"Carpet bombing" and "anti-virus mechanism"
Pain and "pain medicine"
Healing reactions according to TCM
Healing reactions according to Taoism
How to deal with healing reactions during PaidaLajin?
Why are smooth flowing meridians the best nourishment?
"Treating diseases" and "treating fate"
CHAPTER II THEORIES OF SELF-HEALING WITH PAIDALAJIN
PaidaLajin from the perspective of Chinese medicine
Differences between PaidaLajin and other TCM therapies
PaidaLajin from the perspectives of science and Western medicine
I Vibrations produced by PaidaLajin
II Biochemical changes produced during PaidaLajin
III Electromagnetic changes produced during PaidaLajin
IV Energy boosted during PaidaLajin
V Clinical explanations of PaidaLajin
1. PaidaLajin brings Sha, swelling and elongated tendons.
2. PaidaLajin stimulates the body to produce stem cells.
3. PaidaLajin increases body temperature.
CHAPTER III PAIDALAJIN SELF-HEALING METHOD
Section I Paida
What is Paida?
How does Paida work?
How are hands and tools used in Paida?
Why do we Paida with hands and tools alternately?
How to determine the intensity of Paida?
Body parts for Paida and Paida sequence
1. Universal regions and the head
2. Sequence of Paida for health preservation
Self-help Paida and mutual Paida
1. Principles of self-help Paida
2. Principles of mutual Paida
Will we be affected by negative energy during mutual Paida?
Paida duration and intensity
A few things to note about Paida
Section II Sha and self-healing
What is "Sha"?
Four types of toxins in "Sha"
Self-diagnosis according to colors of Sha
Are blood vessels broken when Sha appears?
"Sha", Qi and blood
Is Sha in Paida the same as bruises in a fight or an accident?
What should be done when Sha appears during Paida?
Will Sha re-enter circulation and lead to stroke and heart attack?
Section III Lajin
What is Lajin?
How does Lajin work?
How do I detect Jin-Suo?
What are the signs and symptoms of Jin-Suo?
What problems are related to Jin-Suo?
Seven common Lajin postures and their effects
1. Lajin in reclining posture
2. Lajin in squatting posture
3. Lajin on a stand board
4. Lajin in standing posture
5. Lajin in Y-shape posture
6. Neck Lajin
7. Lajin during sleep
Will Lajin cause damage to tendons and muscles?
Lajin duration and intensity
A few things to note about Lajin
Section IV General principles of PaidaLajin
What kind of people can benefit from PaidaLajin?
Duration and frequency of PaidaLajin
When is a better time to practice PaidaLajin?
Can PaidaLajin be practiced in winter, the season for preserving energy?
Is PaidaLajin suitable for elderly people, gravely ill patients, and those weak in Qi?
Can PaidaLajin kill bacteria and cure cancer?
Will PaidaLajin lead to spread of bacteria and cancer cells?
Advice for PaidaLajin promoters
CHAPTER IV RECOMMENDED PAIDALAJIN REGIMES
Section I Acute symptoms
Section II Common illnesses
I Common joint pains
II Common organ pains
III Cold-induced fever, fatigue, headache and coughing
IV Problems with five sense organs
V Skin diseases
VI Gynecological disorders
VII Pediatric diseases
VIII Chronic diseases
IX Rare and critical diseases
Section III Specific illnesses
I Discomforts during pregnancy and after childbirth
II Heart disease
III Diabetes and hypertension
IV Alzheimer's disease
V Prostate and urinary disorders
VI Breast cancer and mammary gland hyperplasia
VII Stroke-induced paralysis
VIII Nephritis, kidney failure and kidney dialysis
IX Depression and other mental disorders
X Skin, weight, height and other beauty problems
XI Sexual dysfunction
CHAPTER V PAIDALAJIN SELF-HEALING WORKSHOP
Reasons for better effect at the workshop
(Post-) workshop reports
Effective rates of PaidaLajin on patients with diabetes and hypertension (2010)
Post-workshop survey report (2011)
A preliminary report on PaidaLajin clinical research workshop (2015)
Clinical report of two Parkinson's patients during and after Indian workshop (2015)
CHAPTER VI TESTIMONIALS
I Paida saved a dizzy, hypertensive patient on a train
II Paida healed a 3-year-old with high fever-induced convulsion
III Paida on a breast
IV Testimonials from Soweto Old Age Home in South Africa
V Spine and knee pains healed with PaidaLajin, quit smoking during workshop
VI An 86-year-old patient with terminal prostate cancer healed with Paida
VII How to shake off doubts and the doctor's "spell"
CHAPTER VII ON DISEASE PREVENTION AND HEALTH PRESERVATION
Huang Di Nei Jing on healthy living
Why are the spleen and kidneys essential to health and longevity?
How are the spleen and stomach damaged?
How can I nourish the spleen and stomach?
I Eat staple food
II Eat less
III Go vegetarian
IV Eat warm food and stay warm
How to fast?
Why drink less water?
Why shouldn't I take supplements?
Why do both men and women suffer from kidney deficiency?
Why does kidney deficiency induce a woman's mood swings?
How can I boost my energy?
II Waist Swirling
III Tie Qiang Gong
IV Wall Hitting
V Zen Jogging
VI Breathing Exercise
How to get rid of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)?
CHAPTER VIII WHY DO SOME PEOPLE SELF-HEAL FASTER WITH PAIDALAJIN, SOME NOT?
CHAPTER IX FAQS
ABOUT THE AUTHOR