Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Sometimes it is difficult for us to understand the school of traditional Chinese medicine because we generally view religion and science as being completely polarized. However, in TCM, the mind, body and universe are all connected and disturbances in the body are seen as manifestations of imbalance. Maybe we are not taking time out to meditate and relax, or we are ingesting all sorts of toxins into the body, or perhaps we have had too much or too little change in our lives that sends our bodies out of harmony.

Usher Syndrome – What is Usher Syndrome

Usher syndrome is a genetic condition that causes serious hearing and vision loss. It is an inherited condition passed from parents to their children genetically, and is estimated to occur in at least four in one hundred thousand people. It affects males and females equally and is thought to be responsible for between three and six percent of all childhood deafness and about fifty percent of deaf-blindness in adults.

Home Treatment of Shin Splints

Shin splints are a painful overuse injury that are common to runners, or other athletes who may be doing a lot of running as part of a conditioning program for another sport. Sharp pain on the outside edge of the shin is the most common symptom.

Are Anti Bacterial Products a Scam

Anti bacterial products such as hand sanitizers, antibacterial soap, lotions, lip balms and sprays all designed with the intent of getting rid of bacteria but do they really work

How does Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Work

If you ever feel lethargic and unmotivated or maybe the opposite of being perpetually anxious, stressed and on the go, researchers of acupuncture and Chinese medicine would simply shake their heads and offer you a spot in an acupuncture clinic. This is where the practice of using needles to stimulate certain acupuncture points is used to provide relief for all sorts of ailments from headaches to alcoholism. For years, psychologists have scratched their heads about mind over matter, but the proof is in the pudding and for numerous folks around the world, acupuncture works full stop!

How to Control Your Body Temperature

One of the most difficult things for athletes to do, especially in extreme weather conditions, is to control their core body temperature. On a hot day the body generates heat during exercise at faster rate than the atmosphere will allow it to dissipate. In extreme circumstances, even the atmosphere can make the body temperature rise, let alone allow it to dissipate heat itself.