Jekyll & Hyde or Just Hormones Gone a Wry

Throughout the medieval ages, women’s menstrual disorders were considered either irrelevant and not to be discussed or the result of sinful actions and punishment by evil spirits. This is obviously incorrect and tells a lot about the crazy minds of the “medical” personnel of that time. Today although we take pride in our higher level of medical knowledge, there is still much that is poorly understood about the complexity of the female menstrual cycle and …READ MORE

How to Shed Excess Pounds Safely

Obesity rates among U.S. adults have gone up 30 % since the late 1970′s. A staggering 61 % of American adults currently meet the scientific definition of obesity putting them at risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, arthritis, depression and several forms of cancer. Obesity is defined as being greater than 25-30 pounds over one’s healthy weight. Most people who are obese are not happy about it and would like to change to a normal …READ MORE

Fumaric Acid an Effective Treatment for Psoriasis

Skin diseases can be physically and emotionally draining for patients because of the discomfort and cosmetic disturbance they produce. This has never been truer than in the case of psoriasis. Psoriasis is a common skin disorder, which affects between 2 – 4 percent of the population. A sharply bordered reddened rash covered with overlapping silvery white scales is the characteristic lesion. The scalp, nails, backs of elbows, knees and ankles are commonly involved, however any …READ MORE

Elbow Pain May be Helped with Prolotherapy

Tennis players and golfers are familiar with elbow pain. But carpenters, mail handlers, painters, waiters and computer operators also may experience the symptoms of “tennis elbow” or “golfer’s elbow”. Tennis elbow is a painful condition on and around the bony prominence (epicondyle) on the outside (lateral side) of the elbow. This location gives this condition its technical name lateral epicondylitis. Golfer’s elbow describes a similar condition. The pain focus is the knobby bump on the …READ MORE

Doctors & Hospitals Third Leading Cause of Death

For decades, complementary healthcare practices and practitioners have been disparaged by mainstream medicine. The public is warned that alternatives to the status quo are unscientific, a waste of money and dangerous. In the last few weeks, more of the same has arisen, as the media reported the concerns of a group of Canadian neurologists regarding chiropractic manipulation and potential stroke occurrence. Some medical camps have recently suggested a ban on the sales of certain herbs …READ MORE

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