When the temperature dropped down into the 40’s a few days ago in South Florida, it indicated that the “winter” is officially here, and, along with it, cold and flu season. Most people get a cold or flu once a while but struggle to know which one they have. Both colds and flus are caused by viruses. They also share […]
Some anniversaries are not happy events; some literally stop us cold in their appearance on both our internal and external calendars. My friends can tell you where and what they were doing on the day when political figures were assassinated, or when something catastrophic happens to the country and world at large. Some anniversaries are more personal – the date […]
The pain that headache and migraine sufferers endure can impact every aspect of their lives. Acupuncture can offer powerful relief without the side effects that prescription and over-the-counter drugs can cause. Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine have been used to relieve headaches and migraines, as well as their underlying causes, for thousands of years and is a widely accepted form […]
I have to be honest with you – I am not what most would consider “a sports person” – unless one can count reading, writing and drawing as active sports. I used to think it was because I was afraid to sweat but I’ve overcome that fear with three visits to the gym each week as well as a yoga […]
The term pelvic inflammatory disease, abbreviated as PID, is used to describe all kinds of inflammations or infections that occur along the female genital tract such as the fallopian tubes, the ovaries, cervix, uterus and pelvic tissues. The inflammation and swelling usually cause the uterus and other reproductive organs to be scarred, which often results to infertility.
This is one of those times when I ask myself, “Why is this such a surprise?” I mean, it is not as if I haven’t interrogated, researched and ultimately written about the benefits of acupuncture for adults. It’s not as if I haven’t seen, with a clinician’s eye, the difference acupuncture can make in ADHD and autistic adults. It’s not […]
Pregnancy is an incredible journey that comes with a few bumps (pun intended) at every stage. Though some women experience a smooth sailing, a great number suffer from a range of ailments from as simple as nausea to complications like pre-eclampsia or depression. In addition to the prodding and raging hormones, the aches and pains associated with this period can […]
I am a fan of New Years’ – not because of the party on New Years’ Eve (I don’t do, have never done, New Year Eve parties) but I like the sense of closing out one year and beginning a new year with a fresh outlook. I like to celebrate the successes of the year past – and to set […]