Integrative Medicine and the Benefits of Acupuncture
Have you experienced the benefits of acupuncture? Currently, there are approximately 20,000 licensed acupuncturists working in the United States, and over 3,000 physicians that have integrated acupuncture into their practices. Integrative medicine, which includes traditional western as well as eastern healing modalities, is becoming more prevalent.
If you’re not familiar with acupuncture, then you may be interested to know that it can be used to treat these and other issues:
- Acupuncture for emotional healing
- Acupuncture for pain relief
- Acupuncture for pregnancy success
You may also be interested to know how acupuncture works. Basically, there are 14 meridians, or energy channels, within the human body. These energy channels can become stagnate or blocked as Continue Reading
CPAP Therapy And Used CPAP Machines
Sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and restarts, affects approximately 18 million Americans, with around 1 in 50 cases going undiagnosed. It can be a potentially dangerous medical issue if left untreated, correlating with heart problems, high blood pressure or stroke.
There are three main types of sleep apnea, the most common of which, obstructive sleep apnea, is related to the relaxation of throat muscles. The airway becomes narrowed, causing snoring and other issues.
Treatment starts with, most likely, a sleep study, called a polysomnogram. Conducted overnight at a special facility, this study records brain activity, heart rate, breathing patterns and oxygen levels, blood pressure, body movement, eye movements and more. An unattended study or home sleep test may a Continue Reading
Custom Care Solutions Surgical Recovery and Senior Care
Do you need in-home care assistance for yourself, a friend, or a family member? There are a variety of custom care solutions available to assist individuals that want, or need, to remain within their own home. This may be particularly important when you or a loved one lives alone and there isn’t anyone else available to provide help with day-to-day necessities.
When physicians are prepared to release patients when help is available at home, a home care assistance company can provide certified caregivers in order to provide this service. Since most people would prefer recovering in the comfort of their own home rather than in a hospital or other medical Continue Reading
5 Ways to Protect Your Feet and Ankles
Too many people go through life suffering from foot and ankle problems as well as back problems or knee issues. Instead of seeing a foot and ankle doctor, they just assume that this the way their life is going to be now. They mask the pain with medicines and continue on like nothing is wrong. However, while you may not have an ankle sprain, you could still have a very serious issue that needs to be tended to. If you don’t yet have any foot problems and want to try and avoid any foot pain in the future, here are a few tips that will hopefully keep you out of the foot and ankle doctor’s office.
Warm up, Cool Down and Condition
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