About Guang Tai Tang

Guang Tai Tang, founded jointly by Dr. Mingshan Lu and a group of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctors, is dedicated to enhancing patients' mental health and cognitive function. We provide specialized, precision TCM treatments for those with diverse mental health care needs, including mild to severe cognitive impairment and cognitive disorders.

Mingshan Lu, Ph.D., TCMD, Dr. Ac., is a highly respected health economist, educator, and TCM doctor with over 30 years of experience in health services research. She is a Professor in the Department of Economics and an Adjunct Professor at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Dr. Lu is also a Faculty Member of the O'Brien Institute of Public Health at the University of Calgary, and an Adjunct Faculty Member at the Alberta College of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine. With her extensive background, Dr. Lu is a renowned expert in the field of mental health and substance abuse. She has served as a consultant for various organizations including the World Bank, the US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Dr. Lu has also been a member of the Science-Policy-Practice Network in Children's Mental Health in Alberta and the Network of Alberta Health Economists (NOAHE).

Dr. Lu's passion for individualized and precision medicine led her to study as a disciple with TCM masters since 2010. Serving as the Director of Research at Huatuo Clinic, Dr. Lu has played a pivotal role in spearheading groundbreaking programs aimed at providing TCM to vulnerable populations struggling with mental health and pain conditions. Her expertise in this area has resulted in successful projects such as the Complementary Health Integration Project (CHIP), Societal Health Integration Project (SHIP), and the Alberta Innovative Disabilities Program (AIDP). These world-first interventional studies on TCM have contributed significantly to evidence-based research in this area, demonstrating the potential of TCM in managing mental health and pain conditions. Dr. Lu practices precision Chinese medicine, centered around Chinese herbal medicine therapy supplemented by acupuncture. She is the Director of Huatuo TCM Cancer Care Specialty Clinic, and specializes in the full spectrum of TCM Cancer Care.

Our Specialties

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Memory Loss (Amnesia)
Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
Avoidance Procrastination
Cancer Pain
Cancer Patient Mental Health Concerns
Chemotherapy / Radiotherapy Side Effects
Cancer Treatment
Panic Disorder / Panic Attack
Phobia Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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