Category Archives: Health News

Allergies

Allergies include seasonal allergies, hay fever, pet, dust and mold allergies. Allergies reflect an overactive immune system. Allergic reactions are inappropriate, but otherwise normal responses of the immune system to substances that it identifies as posing a threat. In most cases, however, … Continue reading

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Trigeminal Nueralgia

Some say there is no cure for the unforgiving trigeminal neuralgia, as someone who as fought with trigeminal neuralgia  I can can tell you that mine is gone. Here is my story about “the suicide disease“. I suffered with the … Continue reading

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An Alternative Antihistamine

Shannon Stapleton / Reuters Acupuncture to treat hay fever. After a long winter, you gotta love spring’s green grasses, budding bushes, and leaf-sprouting trees – unless they turn you into a sneezing, wheezing, watery-eyed mess. It’s a big-time bummer, but … Continue reading

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Spine MRIs Often Show Harmless ‘Defects,’ Study Finds

, March 13 (HealthDay News) — Even though expensive MRIs produce very detailed images for assessing back pain, they may not be very good at evaluating results after treatment, research suggests. Many physicians order an MRI before and after treatment … Continue reading

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Clay Walker, Country Music Star and Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patient Urges Others to “Stick With It”

Country music singer Clay Walker announced the launch of “Stick With It!,” a national public service announcement campaign to educate relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients about the importance of remaining adherent to a disease management routine for the long-term. Teva … Continue reading

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New Studies Reveal How Acupuncture Works

Researchers at the Georgetown University Medical Center found that in laboratory rats electronic acupuncture stimulation resulted in the reduction of a key stress hormone. “Many practitioners of acupuncture have observed that this ancient practice can reduce stress in their patients, … Continue reading

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Series of studies first to examine acupuncture’s mechanisms of action

While acupuncture is used widely to treat chronic stress, the mechanism of action leading to reported health benefits are not understood. In a series of studies at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC), researchers are demonstrating how acupuncture can significantly reduce … Continue reading

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Intense acupuncture can improve muscle recovery in patients with Bell palsy

Patients with Bell palsy who received acupuncture that achieves de qi, a type of intense stimulation, had improved facial muscle recovery, reduced disability and better quality of life, according to a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association … Continue reading

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Histamine, Allergies, and Alkaline Ionized Water

Fight Allergies! Is Alkaline Water the Ultimate Antihistamine!? Studies have shown that an estimated 75 percent of the population has some degree of dehydration, significant enough to affect their health. Along with dehydration, the majority of people’s body state is … Continue reading

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Neuroscience & Farts

The communication process of neurons in the brain is best explained by starting at the beginning.  Most people have about 100 billion nerve cells, which are also called neurons.  The basic purpose of all neurons is to receive and transmit … Continue reading

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