Pneumonia and Its Effects

Pneumonia is a problem that affects the lungs and can be deadly if not treated properly or detected early. Pneumonia involves the inflammation of the lungs and is caused when the alveolar are filled with fluid. The alveolar are sacs filled with air and their primary responsibility is absorbing oxygen. Pneumonia can be caused from…

Qigong For Energetic Protection

Qigong is, according to Merriam-Webster online, “an ancient Chinese healing art involving meditation, controlled breathing, and movement exercises.” Later in this post I am going to give you a Qigong standing meditation that will allow you to boost your energetic protection from unwanted external influences (whether they be physical, emotional, mental or spiritual pathogenic factors).…

Alcohol and Smoking Causes Heart Attack

Through associated with lung cancers and breathing problems, the most important threat factor of alcohol consumption and smoking is the increased risk of cardiovascular diseases, mainly heart attacks and strokes. For many people, quitting smoking and keeping away from alcohol is the best thing they can do to improve their heart and artery health. Cigarettes…

Perpetual War Anyone?

It’s often taken as a given that people want peace. Yet when we look around and see armed conflicts in so many places it should make us wonder about that proposition. Governments are fond of speaking of war as a last resort. However many of the policy choices that they make put them on a…

Heart Attack – Causes, Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

Any of a number of conditions that can affect the heart. Some examples include coronary heart disease, heart attack, cardiovascular disease, pulmonary heart disease and high blood pressure. Heart disease is a big problem in today’s society because of lifestyle issues such as poor diet, lack of exercise and smoking. Heart attack (myocardial infarction or…

The Bone Health Revolution Book Review

The Bone Health Revolution by Vivian Goldschmidt Recently my good friend Chris called to say her mom’s latest Bone scan revealed quite a bit of bone loss since her last test and the doc wanted to put her on osteoporosis meds. This made Chris uncomfortable and she called to ask what, if anything I knew…

Indications and Contraindications for Laser Therapy

Laser has been used successfully in physical medicine and rehabilitation for more than 30 years in various parts of the world and has begun to increase in popularity in the United States since the FDA has cleared its use for a number of medical indications. Laser treatment involves introducing the energy of light into damaged…

Pure Manuka Honey for People Suffering From Acid Reflux

Acid reflux develops in the body when there is a malfunction of esophageal muscles. When this malfunction happens, acid from the stomach backs up into the esophagus. The continued reflux of stomach liquids into the esophagus will result into the wearing out of the esophagus lining and may at time result to cancers. Pure Manuka…

Patella Injury – Are you suffering?

Patella Injury Have you recently suffered a Patella injury? If you suffer from and kind of knee injury you’ll know difficult and frustrating it can be. The knees play a key part in helping support and distribute your body weight, so any injury causes a lot of difficulty. As humans we’re always on our feet…