Hormonal imbalance is a common female presentation at most acupuncture practices. The human body produces around 50 different types of hormones. Hormones act as the body’s chemical messengers activating target cells. Tightly linked to the nervous system it controls body functions e.g. growth, metabolism, homeostasis, muscle contraction and sexual activity. The effects of hormonal
A longer and healthier life is linked with high-fiber diets. Proof is found around the world in many cultures where a high-fiber diet in a norm. Studies have found that Ugandans who ate a high-fiber diet escaped many of the common European and American diseases. Similarly Japanese Okinawans have been credited with some of
St John’s Wort (SJW) also known as Hypericum perforatum is a shrub that has star shaped yellow flowers, leaves and stem commonly found in Europe and the US. Historically, it has been extensively used medicinal herb. The flowers and leaves contain active ingredients ‘hyperforin’ and ‘hypericin’ and new research suggests that taking the whole preparation
No matter how prepared we are, we can still be susceptible to infectious diseases and they can come back to haunt us.
The human microbiome is an ecosystem that is a collection of trillions of
Are you frequently experiencing physical exhaustion as well as emotional fatigue? Do you often find yourself fighting for energy? If the answer is affirmative, then it is time to start making some healthy changes to your diet and charge up your routine life.
Energy Absorbing Demons
Do you know that even some unnoticeable
Dizziness is a common medical complaint prevalent in 15-30% 1, 2 of the general population. However, it is a non-specific symptom which can refer to light headedness, imbalance, true vertigo or syncope (partial of full loss of consciousness). It can be a symptom of several diseases ranging from minor circulatory problems such as
Plantar fasciitis (PF) is a general cause of heel pain affecting 10% of the population. Symptoms of Plantar fasciitis are generally sharp, acute pain in the sole as well as a heel with strain, or when you stand after periods of rest. The portion of the foot that’s inflamed with plantar fasciitis ‘plantar fascia’
The latest US death linked to vaping has been reported. This makes it the ninth person to die from an outbreak of a mysterious lung diseases, with the Centre of Disease Control confirming over 530 people now affected. First reported in April this year, symptoms include fatigue, coughing, breathlessness, vomiting or diarrhoea.
More than ever, your body is in strong need for a coping mechanism that can fight off the chemical/toxin onslaught. One way or other, those health hazarding toxins, environmental pollutants, pesticides, heavy metals, carcinogens, chemicals, and allergens find their ways into our body thorough direct touch, food consumption, inhalation, or by some other means.
Unfortunately, there are many endless factors that are not in our control. Stress needs no invitation to sneak up on us. Sometimes, it feels like no matter how hard we try to get rid of, stress finds its way to crawl back into our life.
We blame our jobs, relationships, financial aspects, and/or