Acute and chronic pain effects over 100 million people in the United States each year. While pain is best known and characterized as subjective, meaning only the person who is experiencing it can explain what it feels like, pain is often called the Universal equalizer. Pain affects people differently. What may be perceived as only [...]
About Andrew PacholykAndrew Pacholyk, MS, L.Ac. has been in the alternative health field for over 15 years. His knowledge, expertise and clinical training has offered him the ability to experience and continually learn about the body and its energy system in health as well as in disease. Visit Andrew's site, Peaceful Mind for more information!
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Making a lavender eye pillow is incredibly simple, yet a wonderful and luxurious gift to give or to receive. I have been making lavender eye pillows for my family and friends for a very long time and they are always an appreciated gift. The benefits of using a lavender eye pillow are varied and include [...]
Detoxification is a process that occurs within our bodies on a natural and continuous basis. Detoxifying is the process of releasing accumulated toxins and waste products that build up throughout our system. From birth, we are bombarded by toxins, externally from environmental sources and internally, our organs give off waste products that accumulate in our [...]
Chronic sinusitis refers to inflammation of the sinuses that continues for weeks, months, or even years. Allergies are the most common cause of chronic sinusitis. Chronic sinusitis can persist even after antibiotics are given. It’s the most frequently reported chronic disease. Chronic sinusitis can also be caused by structural abnormalities of the nose, such as [...]
Natural Allergy Treatments Why some individuals develop allergies remains a mystery throughout the medical community. Until the time when we have more research and information about allergies, the first, and best, line of defense is to avoid or eliminate the offending agents. Allergies can manifest a wide range of symptoms including sneezing, runny nose, watery [...]
Herbal Remedies For Dermatitis Dermatitis encompasses several skin disorders and can be successfully helped by herbal remedies for dermatitis. Any skin inflammation may be considered dermatitis. Substances that irritate the skin, allergic reactions to drugs, detergents, and other chemicals are all culprits. Dermatitis can affect almost any area of the body. Redness, scaling, and thickening [...]
The Harvard Study of Adult Development, the longest, most comprehensive examination of aging ever conducted. Since the 1930s, researchers have studied more than 824 men and women, following them from adolescence into old age, seeking clues to the behaviors that translate into happy and healthy longevity. The book “Aging Well”, by Harvard Medical School Psychiatrist, [...]
Treatment of arthritis depends on the particular cause, a persons individual needs, which joints are affected, the severity of the arthritis and how the condition affects your daily lifestyle. Your age and occupation will also be taken into consideration when your practitioner works with you to create a treatment plan. The goal in treating arthritis [...]
1. Dressing for cold weather: * Wear several layers of loose fitting, lightweight clothing. * Wear mittens instead of gloves. * Wear a hat. Remember that entrapped, insulating air, warmed by body heat is the best protection from the cold. 2. Avoid Overexertion: The strain from cold temperatures and heavy labor such as shoveling, pushing [...]
Main complaint: A 25 years old male complains of eczema, which comes and goes particularly during stressful periods. The skin itches and patient has experienced eczema for 10 years. History of present illness: Patient experiences itching in the elbow crease and behind the knees. The eczema is often symmetrical and occurs in both areas during [...]
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