We all look forward to spring, when flowers start to bloom and our yards turn back to green. However, spring also brings in seasonal allergies, which is that reaction to pollen consisting of sneezing, nasal congestion, and having a runny nose. These symptoms of allergies are quite bothersome, especially when we have to go to work everyday or would want to simply enjoy the outdoors.
These symptoms actually represent our immune system at work, in which specific cells start producing …Read more
Acupuncture is a treatment that began in China over 3000 years ago. The Western world has embraced it to alleviate issues associated with musculoskeletal disorders, stress, inflammation, and chronic pain. Now researchers believe they have evidence that shows acupuncture can benefit people who suffer from COPD.
Why Does COPD Need An Alternative Solution?
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a debilitating, progressive disease that over time makes it very difficult to breath. It is the third leading cause of death in …Read more
Migraines are a real pain, literally. Migraine headaches are easily considered to be one of the most common reasons people visit their healthcare practitioner. Migraines typically last from 4 to 72 hours and affect about 15% of the population, and in most cases those affected are women.
Research has shown that diet plays a big role in why a migraine occurs. Some of these foods include:
*Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
*Red Wine and other types of alcohol
*Caffeine intake …
Unfortunately, as people age their bodies tend to become more susceptible to pain. The little aches and pains that were quick to dissipate earlier in life now hang around a little longer. And as trends change, acupuncture and physiotherapy could provide some relief .
The American Chronic Pain Association outlines that when it comes to pain relief there are a few essential things to do to perhaps avoid physiotherapy and achieve pain relief. It suggests that relaxation is an essential …Read more