In our last blog entry here, we discussed the stressful holiday season and mentioned the endless array of decadent food items that go along with it: turkeys, tenderloins, cakes, cookies, and pies, just to name a few. While delicious and festive, those foods, along with many others we encounter on a daily basis, can wreak havoc on our systems. For some of us, digestive problems strike only occasionally and can be soothed easily with time or an over-the-counter remedy, but
The last two months of the year always seem to fly by in a blur, don’t they? There’s decorating to do, company to clean for, turkeys (and fruit cakes, cookies, casseroles, etc.) to cook, gifts to buy, flights to catch, parties to attend, stockings to stuff, and the list just goes on and on. It’s no wonder that, though regarded as the most festive and joyous time of year, it’s also the most stressful for many people. The pressure to
The frustrations of asthma and how to treat it can be enough to take your breath away. Asthma affects more than 25 million people in the United States, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Are you one of them? Have you considered an alternative approach that doesn’t involve digging frantically through your things for a working inhaler? Traditional Chinese Medicine may offer an effective treatment to help you breathe easier, naturally.
What Is Asthma?
Where supermarkets used to have only a small aisle of the store set aside for natural and organic products, we now see many aisles and huge sections full of healthier goods. Consumers have much greater access to and desire for products free of pesticides, preservatives, and artificial ingredients; they want only the healthiest and cleanest items in their bodies.
Medicine and healing can be approached the same way. While over-the-counter and prescription pharmaceuticals have eternally long lists of side effects and
You’ve heard of tennis elbow (we’ve even discussed the causes and treatment options here on our website), but did you know that golf elbow also exists? Here in Phoenix, Arizona, where the golf courses are countless and the weather is close to perfect much of the year, we see many golfers affected by this, but non-athletes can also experience the uncomfortable symptoms that interfere with their favorite things to do.
While tennis elbow affects the outside of the elbow,