Theta Healing for the Common Cold

Theta Healing effectively removes the symptoms of common cold without any of the side effects one would associate with traditional medicine. A cold is something we all suffer periodically. The symptoms of common cold are stuffy head, sore throat, tiredness, stuffy and runny nose, congested chest, and sometimes a fever. It can be a very…

The Healing Power of Sunlight

Today, we are going to discover the healing power of sunlight in helping us to enjoy the health we desire. More than you may think, your well-being is linked directly to the sun. The sun not only triggers the reaction of photosynthesis in plants, which produces the oxygen you breathe and the food you eat,…

Most Common Orthopedic Surgeries

Orthopedic surgeries are those that deal with the muscles and skeleton in the human body. This kind of surgery corrects problems that arise in the skeleton, attachments, ligaments and tendons. Some other common problems arise from injury to the spine or damage due to aging. The range of treatments includes traction, amputation, hand reconstruction, spinal…

Common Cases and Causes of Paralysis

Being unable to move a certain part of the body, whether small or large, can be very traumatic. Many people will have to live with this condition for the rest of their lives. Paralysis is the inability to move or control a part of the body and can be one of the most difficult things…

Preventing Pilates Related Injuries

I received a question from the Ask Experts site yesterday that I feel the need to share, since this is coming up more and more with the advent of mass Pilates DVDs and underqualified instructors. Question: “Hi, I am a beginner in Pilates, when I try to do the V shape or half way crunch,…

Deep Tissue Massage – Muscle Tendon & Ligament Relief

Deep Tissue Massage or myofascial release is a massage technique that focuses on releasing restrictions in the deeper layers of the muscles, tendons and ligaments. Deep tissue massage releases chronic patterns of tension in the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on the contracted areas. Using slow strokes and deep pressure or friction…

Strep Throat is More Than Just an Ailment

Strep throat is inflammation and swelling of the throat, tonsils and lymph nodes. Unlike sore throat, which is caused by infection with viruses, strep throat is caused by infection with bacteria. While most sore throats generate mild symptoms and clear naturally, without the aid of medical treatments, strep throat generally requires a course of antibiotics.…

Acupuncture, High Cholesterol & High Triglycerides

One of the most prominent health concerns in America today is high cholesterol. Much of the public understands high cholesterol and high triglycerides as being a cardiovascular disorder, or a health concern due to heart and blood vessel troubles. In fact, this is actually a disorder of the body’s ability to properly breakdown and digest,…

Understanding Canine Diabetes In Beagles

Diabetes is a common disease in breeds like Beagles. It is important for every dog owner to know the facts about this disease. – Diabetes is an endocrine disease. It has two types; diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus. This disease occurs when the body produces insufficient insulin, a kind of hormone essential in sugar metabolism.…

Morbid Obesity – Big Questions

The modern world is a complicated and confusing place. Americans seem to have reacted to that confusion by becoming bigger themselves. In the past two years I’ve seen my own weight climb steadily until it reached 190 pounds on my 5’6″ frame – at which point I realized that there was an ISSUE here. My…

Can Shingles Cause Back Pain in the Shoulder Blades?

The term “shingles” refers to a condition caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chicken pox disease. After a person has had the chicken pox, the virus remains dormant, residing in nerve cells. Later on, as a result of many different factors, the virus may reactivate and leave the nerve cell…