In the not-so-distant past, a diagnosis of cancer was typically followed by a treatment of surgery to remove the infected areas (if possible), radiation, and/or chemotherapy. While all of these modalities are still in use today, they are no longer the only options. And perhaps more importantly, they are not used in a vacuum. Today’s medical practitioners are including a host of alternative therapies to assist patients with cancer in finding relief from their symptoms. One of those proven alternative
As if the teenage years weren’t hard enough. Negotiating a world in which you’re still a child yet are yearning for independence is what makes those ages between 13 and 18 an emotional challenge, but the physical challenges offer a whole new world of difference as well. While all of it is inevitable, some of those physical changes teens experience don’t have to be such a big deal, especially when thinking about acne.
Changing hormones and a maturing body happening together
Summer is right around the corner in the Phoenix area, and some brave souls have already jumped in their backyard pools to test the waters. That means it won’t be long before pool parties are popping up across town, necessitating the need for just the right suit for the occasion. But what about the right body for that suit?
Perhaps you have just a few pounds to lose. Or maybe you’re looking at a long journey to regaining your once-svelte physique.
We all know that digestive systems are sensitive, especially with all of the recent information we’ve learned about gluten, dairy, and soy intolerances. But what happens when your system is so sensitive that it barely lets things settle into your stomach before kicking them back out? In that case, you may have GERD, and it’s definitely not a good time.
GERD, otherwise known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a chronic digestive issue that occurs when stomach acid or bile comes back
Feeling listless and unable to focus? Do you need to get up every few minutes and do something else, or do you find yourself fidgeting with your pen during meetings? Perhaps you’ve seen these kinds of behaviors in your children, or heard tales of “disruptive behavior” from their teachers. These are all telltale signs of ADD or ADHD, and acupuncture may be just the drug-free alternative you’ve been seeking.
Defining ADD and ADHD
ADD stands for attention deficit disorder, whereas ADHD is