Scientific medicine is the basis of modern medicine in the treatment of a patient's symptoms. Eastern medicine, like TCM, views sickness as an imbalance in the body rather than something acquired. So, which one is more effective?
Your body contains a good amount of healthy micro-organisms which keep bad bacteria from overcrowding your digestive system. When the growth of unhealthy bacteria is unchecked, your body may begin to experience signs and symptoms of disease or sickness.