In this episode Wellness Within Founder Patti Brown, MS LMFT is joined by honored guest, Cynthia Li, MD. Dr. Li's health challenges with an autoimmune thyroid condition and chronic fatigue changed her life and her practice of medicine. In this in-depth conversation about healing, she shares her experience of how Zhineng (Wisdom Healing) Qigong contributed to her radical remission and her observation of how science is evolving to measure and support the benefits of this ancient practice.
Cynthia Li, MD, is a physician, author, and speaker. She has practiced in settings including Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Francisco General Hospital, St. Anthony’s Medical Clinic for the homeless, and Doctors Without Borders in rural China. Currently, she has a private practice in integrative and functional medicine, and serves as faculty for the Healer’s Art program at the University of California San Francisco Medical School. She is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the Institute for Functional Medicine, and Integrative Medicine for the Underserved. She is a contributor to Thrive Global and Psychology Today. She is author of the book, Brave New Medicine: A Doctor's Unconventional Path to Healing Her Autoimmune Illness.
Below are her primary Qigong teachers that were mentioned in this episode:
Beyond this informative and insightful episode, she has provided a number of free resources below.
Sutter Institute for Health & Healing Videos:
Article & Free E-Book:
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