Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) causes uncomfortable and painful symptoms like cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. In the U.S., this condition affects between 10% and 30% of the population. Traditional treatment for IBS usu... Read more
Acupressure is a 5,000-year-old Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) therapy involving the placement of physical pressure (using fingertips or other devices) on specific locations on the body. The goal is to bring relief of problematic symptoms b... Read more
Although people with depression may exhibit many of the same symptoms, thoughts and feelings, there are actually several different types of depression. Your doctor can evaluate your symptoms to make a proper diagnosis. Each type of depression has dif... Read more
While talking with my client, Dana, as she walked on the treadmill in my home studio, I couldn't help feeling sad. Her usually upbeat and vibrant demeanor was missing—and had been for several weeks. "I'm so depressed," s... Read more
When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is... Read more
Basically I need some advice from a third party. Currently my mum is going through a divorce with my father which has created a lot of stress. I have literally JUST finished my final exams of my entire degree. I have an older brother t... Read more
I have hypothyroidism and I am not wanting to take the meds I have been prescribed. What I am wondering is if there are people out there who have gotten this condition under control without the meds and what they did to control it. So far all I have... Read more
I"m not entirely sure where to put this, but I wanted to ask. I was talking to a coworker today who has been trying to lose weight and she said that she wears a rubber band around her wrist and whenever she thinks of food, specifically of sweet thing... Read more
I recently began acupuncture treatment and would like to hear of others experiences with it. What you liked, or didn't...
if you felt it benefited or not...
What symptoms/side effects you experienced...
Any info and stories would be very in... Read more
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By Cathy Cram, M.S.
This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options.... Read more
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Oh, the dreaded headache. The pounding. The tension. The pain. Whether you’re plagued with regular headaches or only get one every once in a while (let’s hope for the latter), we’ve rounded up the most interesting—and... Read more
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