Inflammatory bowel disease is an umbrella term for an array of digestive complaints involving inflamed intestines such as irritable bowel syndrome, crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. Symptoms of these conditions can range from mild to severe, and often involve excessive bowel movements,...
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One of the things Acupuncture has a good reputation with is Addictions. It can be helpful for smoking cessation, for example, but can also give excellent relief to folks battling more severe additions, such as polydrug users struggling to function in their daily lives.
The sunchokes in my garden are just about to be harvested and it’s gotten me dreaming about this nutty, delicious tuber that I’ll be munching on next week.
For the majority of my patients' diet plays a big role in their success. What we eat on a day to day basis plays a massive role in our overall health. The old saying "we are what we eat" is one that I do believe. If we eat food low in nutrients, high in calories and toxins then our body isn't able to perform as it wants. If we are eating foods that support our bodies needs it will be able to function optimally.
According to a 2012 National Health Interview Survey, 25.3 million people, or 11% of the American population, suffer from chronic pain. It’s a disorder that can affect nearly every aspect of life, and is the number one reason for disability.
As our days here in the Pacific Northwest grow progressively longer and warmer, the heat and energy of Summer will be reaching its apex which allows the fruits and buds of Spring to mature for the harvest in Autumn. There is a beautiful snapshot in time between the rapid growth of Spring and the winding down of Autumn that is embodied by Summer. This is when the world seems to take a pause.