Institute: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Gerardo Hospital , Monza, Italy . Author: Marra C, Pozzi I, Ceppi L, Sicuri M, Veneziano F, Regalia AL. Journal: J Altern Complement Med. Abstract Objectives: The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the efficacy of acupuncture in relieving perineal pain […]
See: Clin J Pain. 2011 Mar-Apr;27(3):262-7. The effect of auricular acupuncture on fentanyl requirement during hip arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial. Wetzel B, Pavlovic D, Kuse R, Gibb A, Merk H, Lehmann C, Wendt M, Usichenko TI. Departments of *Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine †Orthopedic Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, […]
Acid reflux is a disorder often dealt with symptomatically by giving acid blocking medication. However they do not always relieve the issue and long term use of these drugs (more than 6 months) can have deleterious effects on our health. They can cause mineral deficiencies leading to osteoporosis and decreased […]
I am not a huge fan of the algae Spirulina. It has been questioned to potentially cause vitamin B12 deficiencies. From a Chinese Medicine perspective it would be good for someone that is robust as the Spirulina can be very cooling and cleansing.