I have a confession. Even after many years of using and working with natural medicine, I still have an underlying fear of chiropractors. Not the men and women who are part of the appeal. Continue reading
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The key to more energy and can be quiet in front of your face. Before going crazy trying to figure out – take a deep breath. Continue reading
The term “alternative medicine” can be somewhat misleading. If you combine it with the word “complementary” as in “alternative and complementary medicine”, the meaning is significantly more accurate. Continue reading
On this site I have generally focused on the more positive and promising aspects of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). But not every study that examines the benefits of natural treatments produces successful results. Continue reading
There is a chain of high-end health food stores in the United States called Whole Foods. It is a great place to visit if you’re interested in gourmet food, all-natural personal care and the most trendy supplements known to mankind.
But it is not cheap. Some people even joke that Whole Foods should be renamed Whole Paycheck, because that’s often what you end up spending there. This can be quite daunting for those interested in the natural life, but can not afford to shop this way. If you’ve ever felt that way, please note that the vast majority of holistic lifestyle and diet products are not high cost. The trick is finding creative ways to derive the same benefits that normally come with a hefty price tag.
The most cost-effective way to reduce medical expenses, is to demand less. This is not a commentary on what the government or private health insurers to cover or not. Continue reading
A news that a large share of attention has been given the last week the FDA decision to approve Botox for the treatment of chronic migraine. This was good news for the estimated 12% of the U.S. population living with this debilitating form of headache. Continue reading
Natural medicine is applicable to all stages of life, from the day we were born at the end of our days. By this, I’m not just talking about traditional healing practices that you would expect to use in both adults and children, such as good nutrition, herbs and massage. Continue reading