Medical Articles

Why Do Smokers Cough So Much?

Have you ever wondered why you cough? When you take a deep breath there are times when your throat will involuntarily shut itself off from air intake. That brief hesitation causes the muscles in your chest and lung to constrict. The resulting action is to cough. Your body performs this service because it is convinced…

Chiropractic Treatments Prove Beneficial to Diabetic Patients

Many researchers believe that chiropractic adjustments can help reduce the seriousness or even cure many seemingly incurable diseases like diabetes. The well respected Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research published a study about the positive response in a patient with medically diagnosed adult onset diabetes. The chiropractor corrected spinal misalignments or vertebral subluxations which in turn…

Cause and Effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD is an anxiety disorder that has been around since the beginning of mankind. Its symptoms were recognized and mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible. It is the result of being exposed to an event or events that are so severe and traumatizing that they basically overload the mind. If you are young…

What to Do When Your Dog Or Cat Won’t Eat

Your dog won’t eat. Or your cat is a picky eater. So what on earth do you do? First, a caveat. No animal will willingly starve itself. But ALWAYS have your pet seen by a vet when there’s a change in behavior. You need to rule out illness before embarking on solving a pet’s eating…

How to Rebuild Your Vision by Breathing Properly

Did you know that breathing the right way is crucial in having perfect eyesight? An article from Bates’ Better Eyesight Magazine 1923 wrote, “Many people with imperfect sight are benefited by breathing. One of the best methods is to separate the teeth while keeping the lips closed, breathe deeply as if one were yawning. When…

June Gloom Got You Down?

What is with this June Gloom? Is everyone experiencing it or is it just us Californians? It seems as though it is never going away and I’m trying not to let it get me down. It comes at the most odd time of the year to me, right when you are truly enjoying the amazing…

Muscles Only Relax When the Brain Says So

 What is a knot? A knot is when the sufferer feels tension, and reaching his hand to touch the spot, he feels a raised lump of muscle. What is the lump made of? If he rubs it back and forth, it feels crunchy, as if there were some substance in there. This crunching has lead…