Acupuncture is a great adjunct therapy for cancer treatments to heal ameliorate the side effects. Here is an article on its effectiveness for dry mouth caused by radiation. HOUSTON – When given alongside radiation therapy for head and neck cancer, acupuncture has shown for the first time to reduce […]
Trouble falling asleep is a common complaint and one that is typically easy to fix without pharmaceutical medication. One cause can just be from a lack of melatonin being produced by the pineal gland. Melatonin is a hormone like substance that helps regulate sleep/wake cycles. It has the opposite cycle […]
When buying olive oil I often wondered how there could be so many brands at such different prices. If you go into Whole Foods the unit price cost per gallon can vary dramatically. Trader Joe’s sells its ‘organic extra-virgin’ olive oil quite inexpensively. In addition, one can see distinct color […]
PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is a female endocrine disorder where too much androgen hormone (testosterone) is being made in relations to estrogen. It affects up to 10% of all women. It is thought that improper insulin regulation is a common cause and shows up in girls as young as 9 […]
For so many years when people tell me they use honey in their tea or other foods I always question to make sure it isn’t honey from a plastic squeezable bear. I am surprised how many people use inexpensive ‘honey’ from a standard grocery. You get what you pay for.