In Western Medicine, the evolving field of genetics and the study of DNA are the combined Western Medical fields that study inheritance. Genetics is a quickly growing field at the cutting edge of Western Medicine. It holds the promise of new treatments and improved physical developments for the genetically challenged.
Jing (Essence) is a treasured substance in TCM. It is considered one of the revered Three Treasures of TCM. The Three Treasures include Jing, Qi, and Shen (Spirit)Oriental medicine identifies two types of Jing: Pre-Natal Jing and Post-Natal Jing. Together they are known as Jing. Pre-Natal Jing is inherited from your parents and Post-Natal Jing is the result of breath, good diet, meditation, sleep, exercise, and good lifestyle choices.