What is a Spinal Injury?

The spinal cord makes up part of the nervous system and runs the length of your neck and back. It cord has two main functions within the body, which are to communicate and co-ordinate. It is the nerves contained in the spinal cord that transmit the messages between your brain and body through nerve impulses.…

Pinched Nerve Treatment

There are many things that can be done to treat a pinched nerve in your neck or back, but what is best for you will of course depend on what your underlying issue is that caused the pinched nerve in the first place. Pinched Nerve Treatment: Back brace or corset When worn, a brace can…

What is Qigong?

One useful supplement to traditional chiropractic therapy is the practice of qigong. Originated in ancient China as a method of improving circulation, it emphasizes slow, controlled movements and breathing techniques. The word qigong is made up of two component parts. Qi is the Chinese word for air, and gong means discipline; thus, together they refer…

5 Signs Of Autism – Toddlers

For parents, it is crucial to recognize as early as possible the early signs of autism. Toddlers are children that have reached the age of 12 to 18 months or during the period they have started walking. It is during this stage that the signs of autism in toddlers start to appear. Since the signs…

Sore Throat Is the First Sign of Cold and Flu Season

During the months of September through February when the temperatures are particularly cold in most parts of the world, colds and the flu run rampant. Although you can catch a cold or flu at any time throughout the year, it is more prevalent when the temperature seems to dip. Unfortunately, there has been no discovery…

Tonsillitis and Tonsil Stones – Is There a Link?

Can tonsillitis cause tonsil stone problems? Many people swear that this is a cause of tonsil stones. So is there a link? Let’s see if there is a link between the two. First let’s look at what tonsillitis is caused by. Tonsillitis is the enlargement and inflammation of the tonsils. During a bout of tonsillitis…

Mental Retardation – Genetic and Hereditary Causes

In some cases retardation can be directly traced to a chromosomal defect, to heredity, or to another genetic deficiency. Each individual is born with 23 pairs of chromosomes, on which the physical build and appearance of the person is coded. Each parent provides 23 chromosomes. These match up at conception, and the parents’ features are…

Causes of Obesity – My Expert Opinions

I rarely do this, but I feel that my opinion needs to be heard on the obesity issue. Usually I write for informational purposes and to make a living, but this series of articles will be solely opinion pieces from my own observation of the world. So let’s jump right in to the causes of…

Healing From Within – Healing Allergies

“We are responsible for everything in our lives, including how the chemistry in our bodies works or doesn’t work.” Wayne Dyer’s words hit me like a bolt of lightening as I listened to his taped book, You’ll See It When You Believe It. Throughout the years, I had suffered tremendously with bouts of allergies and…