Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy and Bodywork provided by a skilled Licensed Massage Therapist are very effective in treating muscular pain and related problems arising from muscular issues. For example, in my San Antonio, Texas based Massage and Bodywork practice I often treat pain from nerve entrapment syndromes including the well-known Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Like many painful conditions,…

Don’t Take Your Tonsils Out!

Do you have a sore throat that won’t go away? Do you find it difficult or painful to swallow? Are you suffering from headache, fever and chills at the same time? If you said “yes” to the above questions, you probably have tonsilitis – a disease characterized by red, swollen tonsils. The tonsils are collections…

Air Pollution And Skin Allergies

A recent study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology discovered a link between itchy skin, irritated eyes, and headaches with certain types of pollution. French researchers studied the air’s nitrogen dioxide, small particulate matter and ozone levels in urban areas surrounding Bordeaux. Bordeaux is an area in France where pollution levels are usually slightly…

The Truth About Diabetes

Like all complicated matters there are certain misunderstandings regarding Diabetes. Today I want to dispel some myths regarding diabetes. Here is a list of the questions that I will be discussing: Can get diabetes from someone else? Eating too much sugar causes diabetes Type 2 diabetes is mild diabetes People with diabetes eventually go blind…

Leave the Finishing to a Drywall Contractor

Over the years, I have reluctantly undertaken many drywall projects. Not by choice, but simply out of necessity. When money has been tight, rather than hiring a qualified dry wall contractor who actually knows what he is doing, I have often gotten in over my head with what turned out to be a remodeling fiasco.…

Vicks for Nail Fungus: an Effective Cure?

Vicks Vapor Rub for nail fungus has been known to cure nail fungus infection effectively. As with any treatment, this has been met with skepticism by some people. What is the truth behind it? Vicks Vapor Rub is commonly known as the over-the-counter medication made specifically for colds and cough. But there are a lot…

Many People Suffer from Hives

Hives are a common condition in which scratchy, red bumps and lumps form on the skin. They are also known as uticaria. Hives are normally caused by a mid allergic reaction, but they could also be caused by an uncommon, but harsh allergic reaction called an anaphylactic reaction. It’s very rare that hives could be…

Friendship – Bridge Between the Hearts

We all know human beings are gregarious by nature. It is due to this nature of ours, social life has immense infusion to our individual life. Perhaps that is why the great Greek Philosopher, Aristotle, claims man to be a social animal. Now friendship, if we further contemplate, is an indispensable reality of social life.…

Panic Attacks – What You Need to Know

That is not only sad, it is dangerous because continually suffering with panic attacks can lead to anxiety disorder (the constant fear of having another anxiety attack). When this happens all life decisions are ruled by the fear of suffering yet another attack. Needless to say, this can damage your lifestyle, friendships, love-life and even…

Iritis and Stress – Are They Related?

Are stress and iritis of the eye related? The answer is yes, because stress can trigger inflammation in the body which causes this condition to occur. The iris area of the eye becomes inflamed when this condition occurs, and can cause severe pain, extreme irritation of the eye, light sensitivity, temporary blindness, vision distortions, and…