Pulsed Lavage

Continuing our series on adjunctive therapies, this week we will examine the use of pulsed lavage in wound care. Treatment Overview Pulsed lavage (pulsatile jet lavage) is mechanical water therapy used to assist in debriding wounds of necrotic tissue. It utilizes a pressurized pulsed solution, sometimes in conjunction with suction, to help rid the wound…

How to Remove Black Mold From Porous Materials

The easiest method of black mold removal from porous materials is to simply throw away the infected object. A carpet that has developed the typical symptoms of mold, such as black or dark green spots should be thrown away because it could spread mold spores to other areas of the house. Books or files that…

6 Migraine Triggers and 4 Indicators

Migraine headaches are painful, and may also be debilitating for some sufferers. If you have migraines you may be at your wits end. But, there is hope. Learning what triggers this type of headache can go a long way to understanding why they occur, as well as how to treat them. Reducing the occurrence of…

The Antidote to Exam Anxiety

In the spring of this year, a bright young woman came to seek my help for severe exam anxiety. Considering she had a four-hour round-trip drive to get to me, we conducted a single session, six months prior to her exam, to uncover, shift and release the root cause responsible for her unexplained anxiety. A…

Sports Injuries and Their Complications

I have decided to write this article to highlight the importance of understanding the complications that can result from misdiagnosis and untreated injuries. My story began back in 2001 when doing some free sparring at the gym I used to attend in Manchester, UK. Unfortunately the flooring was uneven and when I went to turn…

Vegetables for Health 7 – Cabbage

Cabbage has the Latin name Brassica oleracea and is a member of the cruciferous vegetables. These are arguably the most nutritious and healthiest of all vegetables. The colour of cabbage can be pale green, blue-green, dark green, red, maroon, and almost white. Some varieties have loose leaves while others are smooth and tightly bunched. To…

Why Am I Still Hungry, Unsatisfied or Tired After I Eat?

Does hormone in-balance contribute to hunger, and is this related to a vitamin deficiency that contributes to hunger and loss of energy? Even disease? I believe it does. I have never been on hormone replacement therapy, because, as I transitioned through menopause, I started having breast cysts, and I found out I had fibroids. These…

Budd-Chiari Syndrome – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Budd-Chiari syndrome is a rare liver disease which involves clotting of blood in the hepatic veins, thereby producing mild to severe liver damage. Blood disorders like myeloproliferative diseases, polycythemia and sickle-cell disease; liver cancer; structural obstruction in the inferior vena cava; infections; liver trauma; phlebitis; and the use of immuno-suppressive drugs and oral contraceptives, are…