MERIDIANS are a major concept in Chinese Medicine. Chinese Medicine practitioners help people to become healthy again, and to remain healthy, utilizing herbs and physical medicine, such as acupuncture, acupressure, and tuina. Rather than relying on anatomy and physiology in the Western sense, Chinese medicine focuses on how the energy flows throughout the body. Accidental […]
Allergies are the red flags that signal that the body’s immune system is overburdened with foreign particles, be they airborne, in the soil, or in the foods and drinks we consume. The symptoms of allergies manifest as skin rashes, runny noses, watery eyes, itchy ears and anus, nausea, vomiting, irregular bowel movements, general aches and pains, […]
ALLERGIES can put a real damper on the enjoyment of life. They interfere with outdoors activities, sleep, work, and social activities. Some suffer from environmental allergies which mainly affect the respiratory tract. Others need to be vigilant about the foods they eat because of their food sensitivities and/or food allergies.
We take breathing for granted unless we experience an obvious difficulty with breathing because of illnesses, such as asthma, chronic lung or heart disease, respiratory infections, or sleep apnea. Being tethered to an oxygen tank is a stark and shocking reminder that we cannot survive without oxygen, which we conveniently, and at no cost, get […]
Sinusitis is an inflammation of the mucus membranes that line the paranasal sinuses. These sinuses are hollow spaces in the frontal bone above the nose, the ethmoid bone inside the nose, the sphenoid bone in the center of the skull, and the maxillary bone below the cheek bones. There are small openings (meatuses) in these bones […]
Allergies, and their symptoms, are a way for the body to communicate that it can no longer handle the heavy traffic of environmental pollutants, food additives, pesticides, second-hand smoke, and medications. Like a garbage can that is filled to the top, any additional deposit will overflow. Things spill and ooze out. It’s a way for […]