Too often, conventional medicine fails to detect disorders and sickness. Oriental diagsis, an ancient holistic system of kwledge, can detect physical problems before they arise. Beginning with an explanation of the principles of Oriental diagsis - touching, seeing, and pressure - author Michio Kushi helps you understand this natural, n-invasive approach. The fundamental concepts of yin and yang are thoroughly explored, as is the art of seeing. YOUR BODY NEVER LIES provides an in-depth exploration of the components of seeing. This includes a description of deviations in facial features, skin, and extremities; irregularities in posture, movement, and mental states; and more. You will learn to recognize such physical variations and interpret these characteristics. Within this unique intuitive system is the power to detect the body's warning signs and avert serious illnesses such as cancer and heart disease. Western medical practice often focuses on a specific body part, symptom, or ailment, igring the totality and interconnectedness of the human body. YOUR BODY NEVER LIES is a complete guide to Oriental diagsis, a revolutionary - yet centuries-old - way of preventing disease and preserving health and biological harmony.