Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when her menstrual cycle stops. It is usually diagnosed when a woman’s period has stopped for more than twelve months. It could happen anywhere between the ages of 40 to 50, but in the United States, the average for most woman is around age 51. Some women undergo the menopausal transition without […]
Weight gain and obesity are increasingly common conditions in the United States and the Western world. The causes of being overweight are mostly an imbalanced diet, lack of exercise, genetic conditions, endocrine and hormonal imbalances, and stress. Research has shown certain medications including corticosteroids, anti-depressants, and seizure medicines can cause undesired weight gain. Body Mass Index, or BMI, is used as […]
The term ‘menopause’ is derived from two Greek words: ‘mensis’ which means month and ‘pausis’ which means stop. Menopause thus literally translates to the stopping of monthly sequences. Menopause can be defined as the transition period prior to and after the end of a woman’s menstruation cycle (Gracia et al, 2005). It marks the end of a woman’s ability to […]
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a group of symptoms usually occurring 1 to 2 weeks before a woman’s period starts, affecting up to 85 percent of menstruating women. One might experience psychological symptoms such as tension, irritability, tiredness, feelings of aggression or anger, depression, anxiety, loss of confidence, and feeling emotional. There may also be noticeable changes in sleep patterns and […]
Research shows that certain Chinese herbs can double as culinary spices. It’s not just digestion that benefits from these herbs, but I was amazed at how much less my old joints hurt and how much clearer was my thinking. And, while I loudly and clearly admit I am no “chef” I will say this: once you eliminate all preservatives from […]
And then – after about 20 minutes – I realized I didn’t hurt anymore. At all. No pain – no prescription drugs!! Combining cupping therapy with a session of acupuncture, I walked out of the office much differently than when I walked in. So – armed with stretches and web links for sciatica treatments, I rushed home to research this thing […]
I am not a scientist – nor a doctor – but I believe my desire to eat less is far less scientific: acupuncture taught me to listen to my body, to ask myself if I was really hungry or simply bored or sad or scared. Acupuncture forced me to stop looking in the refrigerator or wine bottle for answers, but […]
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