Month: January 2021

Thankful for Health

This week we typically spend extra time looking at the things we are thankful for. Amongst many, many, other things, I am thankful for my health. I am thankful, that in my early 60’s, I am not taking any medications (though I take a good fistful of supplements!), and I have not had any organs …

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Test Your Stress

If we really evaluated stress, its impact in our lives, and especially on our health, we would be wise to approach it like an inventor would. When a company produces a new product, during research and development, it must go through stringent testing. Tests frequently used are Stress Tests. There are two basic types of …

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Teeth in Your Stomach

I regularly have people coming to me with digestive disorders. Heartburn, reflux, IBS, ulcers, diverticulitis, Crohn’s Disease, Colitis, constipation, persistent diarrhea, etc. I love treating digestive disorders because when we straighten it out, it’s amazing how many other health maladies straighten out as a result. One question I frequently ask is “Do you have teeth …

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The Science of Acupuncture and Immunity

It is common knowledge within the culture of acupuncture – both the practitioners administering the treatments and the patients receiving it – that acupuncture enhances the immune system. That would be considered anecdotal evidence, and there is plenty of that. But many people want the studies. They want the confirmation from research that acupuncture really …

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Sugary Poison

What is a favorite flavor, is in almost everything we eat, is difficult to resist, yet is poison to our body? If you guessed sugar, you were right! One of the most difficult things to resist, especially around the holidays are the sweets. They satisfy the palate, are pleasing to the eye and just plain …

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