For years we have heard, “Take a Glucosamine supplement for joint pain.” It was something I would recommend because it seemed relatively safe. The only negative I had come across was that natural production of glucosamine stops and doesn’t start up again until about a month after stopping supplementation. So, when I started taking a […]
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That’s right…you heard it. Starting last week, I started seeing cases of the stomach flu. It started in the kids and like every other flu that has come by this year, this flu is in it to win it. So, hang on for the vomiting and diarrhea.
I’m always amazed with Chinese Medicine, and left wondering, “How did they know that?” Over 2,500 years ago, China’s medical profession identified the San Jiao as one of the six yang organs in the body.
From the World Health Organization’s list of conditions recommended for Acupuncture : Acute sinusitis Acute rhinitis Common cold Acute tonsillitis Bronchopulmonary Diseases Acute bronchitis Bronchial asthma Eye Disorders Acute conjuctivitis Cataract (without complications) Myopia Central retinitis Disorders of the Mouth Cavity Toothache Pain after tooth extraction Gingivitis Pharyngitis Orthopedic Disorders Periarthritis humeroscapularis Tennis elbow Sciatica Low […]
Use of Complimentary Alternative Medicine (CAM) is widespread. The 2007 National Health Interview Survey, a nationwide Government survey, found that 38 percent of U.S. adults reported using CAM in the previous 12 months, with the highest rates among people aged 50–59 (44 percent)1. The NHIS data also revealed that approximately 42 percent of adults who used CAM in the […]