Month: July 2009

Cholesterol Drugs Crush Sex Drive

No one would raise their hand and vote for less sex drive, right?!!!! If you or anyone you know experiencing a sudden and unexplainable loss in your sex drive, you may be want to check …
Water: Bottled vs. Tap

Water: Bottled vs. Tap

If you think your bottled water is gathered directly at the mouth of pure mountain spring—think again. What you’re most likely drinking is tap water. Even more shocking is that the water you get out …

Anger and Liver Chi, what do they have in common?

I’ve always been intrigued by the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) philosophy and I’ve also had great results from therapies that use these philosophies. These therapies have ranged anywhere from foods I eat to acupuncture and …
Eliminate Back Pain with Exercise

Eliminate Back Pain with Exercise

Cindy Pickett, featured in a May 2009 Consumer Reports magazine health article, said that at the young age of 22 she developed back pain while working on a home project. As the decades passed her …
Enzymes

Enzymes

Enzymes are some of the most remarkable organic compounds known to man. They initiate vital chemical reactions in the body. Each enzyme works like a key to unlock its unique body function. Together these many …
Responding to Adversity

Responding to Adversity

A Los Angeles teenager was one of the most unlikely people to be selected to attend Harvard University let alone be awarded a full scholarship. A front page article in the Los Angeles Times describes …
Chiropractic is Top Pick for Back Pain

Chiropractic is Top Pick for Back Pain

It’s estimated that nearly 80 percent of adult Americans have suffered with bouts of back pain. That’s why Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center conducted an extensive survey to find out what therapies worked best to …
Which Calcium Is Right for You?

Which Calcium Is Right for You?

By Courtney Hammond The body contains more calcium than it does any other mineral. Calcium is vital to the health and strength of bones, teeth and muscles. Calcium also plays an essential role in blood …

Cortisol and Stress

Cortisol is a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal glands in the adrenal cortex. The adrenal cortex (outer layers of the gland) secretes the androgen DHEA, the mineral corticoid aldosterone and glucocorticoids. The glucocorticoids are …