Just following on from yesterdays news on my experience of acupuncuture treating my Graves’ Eye Disease. A recent study posted in the Archives of Opthamology reports that acupuncture is an effective therapy for “lazy eye”. I found this article on HealthCare Medical Institute. http://www.healthcmi.com/index.php/acupuncturist-news-online/411-acupunctureceuslazyeyeContinue Reading . . .
By Beverly Mc Govern – Dip. Ac., Lic. Ac., ITEC., IFR., Dip. Chinese Herbs, Dip. Nutritional Advisor, Well many years ago I had a sever form of Graves’ Disease. This is an eye condition that effects people with hyperthyroidism (over active thyroid gland). It causes double vision and I had it pretty badly. I had […]Continue Reading . . .
This article is from the Midland Daily News. I think Swimmers’ Ear is a condition worth highlighting. Especially in this summer season. The article offers some sound advice on avoidance measures which are well worth taking on board. It also explains the condition well and how to identify if an ear pain is indeed swimmers’ […]Continue Reading . . .
I liked this short article by Meghan Cox Gurdon in the Washington Examiner merely as it gives a brief insight into the fear a serious allergy can bring to a family. http://washingtonexaminer.com/local/2011/07/when-allergy-more-serious-not-liking-vegetablesContinue Reading . . .
Interesting little article highlighting simple ways to prevent body odour. It highlights the importance of good nutritional support for those that suffer with excess body odour and explains reasons why they may have this problem. So it is true – you are what you eat! I found this article on Journal online. http://www.journal.com.ph/index.php/lifestyle/health-a-wellness/9048-prevent-body-odorContinue Reading . . .
Sinus problems can be caused by exposure to allergens. With long term exposure it can lead to sinusitis and even polyps, which in turn can obstruct the nasal passage. This article discusses whether sinus surgery is effective or not. In my personal experience, many patients would still suffer substantial symptoms after surgery. Personally, I would […]Continue Reading . . .
Miscarriage is defined as any pregnancy which ends spontaneously, before the fetus can survive. It occurs in 15% to 25% of all pregnancies. This rate can be higher with A.R.T Miscarriage usually occurs before 13 weeks. It can have a devastating effect, on all those concerned. Today there is support for those who have suffered […]Continue Reading . . .
This article is by the Child Development Institute and I found it on opposingviews.com It offers some practical tips for parents that may be worrying on how their child will manage their allergies while at camp and not in their own regular enviroment. Worth a read for any parent. http://www.opposingviews.com/i/making-summer-camp-safe-kids-food-allergiesContinue Reading . . .
….Then you must watch this clip! It is from EMD Serono and is from their “Birds & Bees” fertility issues awareness campaign. A must watch! http://www.mmm-online.com/emd-serono-brings-back-birds-bees-infertility-effort/article/208492/Continue Reading . . .
A study done by the National Institutes of Health NIH showed that electro-acupuncture “inhibits osteoarthritis-induced pain by enhancing 5-HT2A/2C [serotonin] receptor activity.” Activation of this serotonin receptor produces powerful anti-inflammatory effects. The article is from the Healthcare Medical Institute http://www.healthcmi.com/index.php/acupuncturist-news-online/437-acupuncturearthritispainserotoninContinue Reading . . .