Hand Reflexology and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Every reflexologist needs to know about the carpal tunnel. It’s important because you’ll have clients that complain about it. Equally important – you want to avoid getting it yourself. And, if you already have it you need to be especially careful. You’ve heard me over and over again – I say that we reflexologists don’t…

What is Botox and What’s the Use

Botox is an injectable substance that is a medical grade form of the botulinum toxin, most often used to soften and relax forehead/scowl lines as well as crows feet around the eye area. Botulin toxin or botox is the toxic compound produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It is an enzyme that breaks down one…

History of the Tummy Tuck

The tummy tuck or abdominoplasty happens to be one of the newer procedures in the history of plastic surgery. The word plastic comes from the Greek word plastikos meaning to mold or shape something, but the history of plastic surgery goes back as far as 4000 years. Well before the time of the Greeks plastic…

Improve Your Hearing Naturally With Secret Hormone

This Secret Supplement Improves Your Hearing Naturally Aldosterone is an adrenal steroid hormone from the mineralocorticoid family that is essential to your life. This is because it regulates kidney function and makes sure the amounts of electrolytes (potassium, sodium, chloride and bicarbonate) in your body are in balance. This type of hormone is secreted naturally…

The Good and The Bad About Sugar

While current research has shown that people in general have reduced their consumption of fat, there are more alarming findings about sugar consumption. Obesity has now been declared a worldwide epidemic and statistical evidence suggests that obesity has more to do with sugar consumption than fat consumption. We need a reasonable understanding of different sugars…

The Use of Chinese Herbs for Lyme Disease

A number of Chinese herbs can be useful for the many different facets of Lyme Disease. Lyme Disease is a bacterial infectious disease caused by the spirochetal organism, Borrelia Burgdorferi. It is usually caused by a tick bite. The prevalence of the disease is greatest in the northeastern United States, but there have been cases…

Uncommon Home Remedies

Have you seen that movie, “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”? The Greek father in it has an amusing compulsion to treat every human malady with a spray of Windex! That’s right, the window cleaner. I’d never heard of using Windex for anything other than cleaning windows, but if it does work, I guess it would…

Panchakarma – The Major Treatment of Ayurveda

According to Ayurveda, human body is composed of the three Doshas, the seven dhatus and three malas. Equilibrium of the dosha, dhatu and mala maintains the healthy state of body and mind. But imbalance in any of them gives rise to disease. The purpose of Ayurveda is to maintain this equilibrium. This can be achieved…

Skeeter Syndrome – Mosquito Allergy Information

Most people are familiar with the itching and mild discomfort usually associated with a mosquito bite. But for some individuals, a mosquito bite has much more serious consequences cause by an allergy to the polypeptides in the mosquitos saliva. When a mosquito bites, in not only sucks blood, but it also injects saliva to thin…

Top 15 Homeopathic Remedies For Kidney Disease

There are many things that lead to kidney failure. High blood pressure, diabetes, lupus, genetics and kidney stones, to name a few. Kidney problems will lead to chronic kidney or renal failure, if left untreated. The normal medical treatment for kidney failure involves the use of drugs, kidney dialysis, and kidney transplants. These method however…