Thursday, October 30, 2014

7 Natural Ways to Reduce and Improve Tooth and Gum Pain

When it comes to our teeth besides making sure they're clean on a daily basis we don't really give them a second thought until there is a problem. Problems can vary from minor toothaches to huge abscesses under the teeth. Besides brushing, flossing and going to the dentist here is a list of the natural things you can have to help alleviate tooth and gum pain along with reversing gum disease and strengthening teeth.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Acupuncture and the Spleen

The spleen, according to chinese medicine, is an organ of immense importance in the human body. In todays scientific world we're just beginning to see it for all it does for us. Thanks to research we're learning that it recycles and stores immune and blood cells, creates the immune cells that protect us internally and externally, matter of fact its the largest lymphatic organ in the body, so its vital for fighting off infections.

These attributes are significant to our health, but in Chinese medicine the spleen does so much more, it is essentially what helps us function optimally. It is part of the digestive system and because of this its reach is through out the body. It helps control the break down of food in the stomach, which in turn breaks down into every new cell being born, including blood, bone and immune cells.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Acupuncture and Acupressure for COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

COPD is a respiratory disease that encompasses a broad spectrum of lung issues including bronchitis and emphysema, it is a growing issue in todays world and is increasingly getting worse. Thanks to western medicine some symptoms like coughing and shortness of breath have been able to be put under control with the use of steroid inhalers. Although there is research coming out now showing that combining western medications with acupuncture is more effective then just medication alone.