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Thank you for giving me my hearing back!!

Thank you for giving me my hearing back!! They said it could be a virus or tumors or an arterial bleed. An MRI ruled out the latter two.  I was perfectly healthy with no vertigo, etc. However, I had hit my head (while wearing my ski helmet) 4 times in 5 weeks. Perhaps my spine may now be misaligned (subluxated). After living with sudden hearing loss in one ear for a just few days, that was confirmed by an audiogram ( a hearing test), I knew that the diagnosis I was given ( a virus) wasn’t good enough for me or my life style …...

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Acupuncture (Chinese Medicine)

Acupuncture (Chinese Medicine) Acupuncture (Chinese Medicine) Acupuncture:  the use of fine sterile needles at acupuncture points along the body that work to adjust the flow of qi (often translated as vital energy) related to a particular organ system or meridian.  Balancing qi helps the body maintain or return to a state of health. Pulse Diagnosis:  A method of palpation diagnosis.  Pulse diagnosis is done by feeling the pulse above the wrist where the radial artery throbs.  The length, size, rate, and rhythm are...

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Heart Health – Maybe what you have always been told is not the truth!

Heart Health – Maybe what you have always been told is not the truth! Heart Health- Maybe what you have always been told is not the truth! The term “heart disease” is often used interchangeably with the term “cardiovascular disease.” Cardiovascular disease generally refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain (angina) or stroke. The science on heart disease has changed a lot over the last few years. Cholesterol sticks to the blood vessels and causes the narrowing or...

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Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky Gut Syndrome Leaky Gut Syndrome Leaky gut is a condition that causes many health problems, yet it’s rarely talked about in the media or in doctors’ offices. As a matter of fact, many people have this condition but have no clue! Here’s a look at what leaky gut is, how it occurs and what you can do to heal it without the use of pharmaceuticals. The leaky gut story begins in a very important organ, your small intestine. The small intestine is so important because most of the vitamins and...

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What Is a Chiropractic Treatment?

What Is a Chiropractic Treatment? What is a Chiropractic Treatment? While visiting a chiropractor is similar to visiting other healthcare providers, it does have some unique elements. You will likely find the office setting and intake procedures quite familiar, but many notice the distinctive appearance of the chiropractic treatment table. These tables are often quite elaborate to allow specific positioning and movement during spinal adjustments and thus assist the chiropractic treatment. A typical visit to a...

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What is Massage Therapy Like?

What is Massage Therapy Like? What is Massage Therapy Like? Most people receive massages in an established office that is designed for massage. The environments vary, but the most common is a commercial setting, such as a spa, wellness center, or massage clinic. However, massage is becoming increasing common in other settings such as hospitals and rehabilitation clinics. On site chair massage is also offered in environments such as malls or airports, sporting events, or private parties. This section describes a visit to a...

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Alternative Medicine Gaining Acceptance

Alternative Medicine Gaining Acceptance Alternative Medicine Gaining Acceptance More and more people are turning to complementary and alternative medicine. Alternative therapies are now being used by patients with many kinds of health problems. Alternative therapies is attracting people with cancer, arthritis, and multiple sclerosis, for example, turn to alternative medicine to help their ailments. This involves taking supplements, using massage therapy, and other forms of alternative medicine. In Denmark, for example, one in four...

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Neck Pain

Neck Pain A common complaint that arises is Neck Pain.  Sitting at a desk, hunkered down over a monitor, working with a mouse are all common computer activities that are a major cause of neck pain. If you have chronic pain and are looking for alternatives to medication and surgery, you have a lot of options. Alternative pain treatments that doctors once scoffed at are now standard at many pain centers. However, not all alternative pain treatments work. Some can even be risky. Some alternative...

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