Sinus problems plague many people, whether from allergies, food intolerance, or lingering infections, and can lead to headaches, facial pain and pressure, and ear blockage. Here in South Florida, we notice that many of our patients report an increase in sinus symptoms in the spring and summer. In Chinese medicine terms, this is not surprising, as our Florida climate is very humid – leading to an increased tendency in our bodies to the retention of “damp”, or fluids. It is also the time of year when allergens such as pollen are very prevalent in the air, and there is increased pollution thanks to sugarcane burning, and crop spraying. Read more
A new study about the effects of acupuncture on the brain may shed light on the complex mechanisms of this Eastern healing technique.
Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese method in which thin needles are inserted into the skin at selected spots to treat various ailments.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A substantial number of American couples are looking beyond just state-of-the-art fertility treatments to therapies dating back centuries in hopes of improving their chances of conceiving a baby, according to new research.