Helpful Tips Towards Leading a Healthy Life

Treating Lupus with Acupuncture

Greetings Dear Readers, If you or someone you know is living with Lupus there is hope.  Oriental medicine has had a lot of success with many types of auto-immune diseases such as Lupus. Systemic Lupus Erythmatosus (SLE) is an auto-immune disorder  in which the immune......

Low Back Pain – Recent Evidence-Based Guidelines

Recommendation 1:Given that most patients with acute or subacute low back pain improve over time regardless of treatment, clinicians and patients should select nonpharmacologic treatment with superficial heat (moderate-quality evidence), massage, acupuncture, or spinal manipulation (low-quality evidence). If pharmacologic treatment is desired, clinicians and patients......

Warming Tea – Golden Milk

As a naturopathic doctor, I will frequently recommend turmeric to patients because of all of the health benefits that it has. A great way to get a larger amount of turmeric is by consuming golden milk, which refers to tea that has been made from......

Immune-Boosting Tips: Traditional Chinese Medicine

Greetings Readers, Our immune system performs a complex range of tasks to overcome various types of foreign invaders and diseases.  Several organs and processes are involved such as bone marrow, lymphocytes, the spleen, lymph nodes, and the thymus gland.  White blood cells such as neutrophils, macrophages......

Smile! Your Jaw Needs Exercise Too.

Experiencing Jaw issues? You’re definitely not alone! Approximately 60% of the population experiences at least one sign of Temporomandibular joint (that’s your jaw joint) dysfunction, or TMD. Symptoms may include clicking or other noises, limitations in mouth opening, difficulty with eating or speaking. Although most......

Homeopathic Arnica Montana

By Vera Fuke RMT, DSHomMed, FSHM As a Registered Massage Therapist who also studied Homeopathic Medicine for four years, I would like to share a simple but very effective way of dealing with musculoskeletal strains, sprains and soft tissue trauma in general, homeopathic ARNICA MONTANA. This remedy......