A guest post by Jason Lewis/Strongwell.org Research suggests the average person gains five to seven pounds each winter. It’s not just the abundance of holiday sweets that contributes to this annual packing on of the pounds. Cold weather and shorter daylight hours often put people into hibernation mode, but humans aren’t bears! There is no need […]
There is an irony when it comes to using acupuncture to treat pain… Frequently patients who seek out acupuncture for their pain, do so as a last resort. They’ve tried everything else, from physical therapy to medications to surgery. It’s ironic because frequently acupuncture is effective in treating pain when nothing else has worked. Pain […]
Dia Vickery, PhD (Theology), Licensed Acupuncturist is registered as a part of the growing number of alternative health care providers working with Give an Hour, the nonprofit organisation that provides free mental health services to U.S. military personnel and families affected by the current conflicts in Iran and Afghanastan.
What does that mean?
What would health look like to you and your family?
What would it feel like to have health?
For many people, this is a concept that is so far removed from their reality they refuse to entertain the notion.
This month’s (March 2009) UC Berkeley Wellness Letter has some wonderful common sense comments on constipation and colon health, including the surprising results of the study published in the 2005 American Journal of Gastroenterology which shows that “stimulants did not harm the colon”. You can read the whole article in my office if you’re interested. […]