The vast majority of STROKES are due to a lack of blood flow (ischemia) to the brain depriving it of oxygen and nutrients. Cerebral arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries of the brain), blood clots in the arteries of the brain, or dislodged blood clots (emboli) that travel to the brain from the aorta, the common carotid artery, or one […]
Spices and herbs have been used in cooking since antiquity. Not only do they add flavor to any food, but spices and herbs have a variety of medicinal actions that help to support our health. Moreover, many of them are antimicrobial, destroying bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi, and worms.
WHIPLASH injuries involve the muscles, spinal column (spine) and the joints in between the vertebrae, vertebral discs, spinal cord, spinal nerves, cranial nerves, as well as connective tissue such as fascia, ligaments, and tendons. Furthermore, depending on the severity of the whiplash action, there could be fractures of the vertebrae as well. For more info […]
HEADACHES come in many forms and have many different causes. Below are three main categories of headaches: tension headaches, migraines, and cluster headaches. Each type of headache may have numerous different causes and/or triggers. For instance, muscle tension can morph into a tension headache, a migraine headache, or a cluster headache. We really don’t know […]
Stroke recovery is a lengthy and arduous process, requiring support on many levels, such as physical, occupational, and speech therapy, medications, and healthy nutrition. All these therapies aim to reduce the chance of forming new blood clots, to reduce cholesterol levels, to improve circulation, and to recover muscle strength and function. There are many herbs […]
Indigestion refers to discomfort and pain in the stomach or abdomen while eating or within 2-3 hours of eating. People with indigestion may experience bloating, excessive burping, acid reflux (heartburn), flatulence (gas), and irregular bowel movements. Having any one of these symptoms indicates incomplete digestion of nutrients
Chronic pain is all too common, no matter how old we are. Causes are many, such as accidental trauma or surgery, emotional stress, poor posture, asymmetric activities at work or at play, poor ergonomics, use of medications for pain or for other conditions, as well as chronic conditions, such as migraines, tension headaches, cluster headaches, […]