Acupuncture for Neck Pain

What is neck pain?

Neck pain is a common condition — so common, in fact, that the expression “a pain in the neck” is an oft-used figure of speech in English. It can be mild enough so that it is a mere annoyance, or severe enough that it can adversely affect the quality of one’s life. Because of its position and range of motion, and because it plays a vital ...

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Biodynamic Farming- better than organic!!!

Here is a great little intro video to BIODYNAMIC FARMING and what it means.  I believe this is the future of HOLISTIC FARMING practices and will surpass the “organic” label as far as quality and superior nutrient density.  Biodynamics is a way of farming based on the principles of Rudolf Steiner (founder of the Waldorf School philosophy).  I believe that biodynamics are now where “organic” was 25 years ago.  It ...

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Acupuncture school pins down Gulf War Illness with DOD funds

The New England School of Acupuncture in Newton today said it was awarded a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to finance a clinical trial focused on the use of acupuncture in the treatment of Gulf War Illness.

The school said the trial is the first of its type and will explore whether acupuncture can provide war veterans with relief for symptoms such as fatigue, musculoskeletal pain, ...

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Recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition confirmed that Japanese children who received a daily dose of vitamin D3 three were 58% less likely to come down with influenza A, the most common type of seasonal flu. There was also a significant decrease in asthma attacks in children with a history of asthma. However, there was no proof that vitamin D3 supplementation prevented influenza ...

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Infertility and genetically modified (GM) soy

“This study was just routine,’ said Russian biologist Alexi V. Surov, in what could end up as the understatement of the century.” So writes Jeffrey Smith, founder of the Institute for Responsible Technology, and he continues, “Surov and his colleagues set out to discover if Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) soy, grown on 91% of US soybean fields, leads to problems in growth or reproduction.  What he discovered may uproot ...

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Natural Anxiety and Depression Treatment- Drugs Vs. Talk therapy

1544 readers from a Consumer Reports survey judged that medication and talk therapy are equally as effective for the treatment of these conditions anxiety and depression.  However, you can expect side effects from antidepressant medications, and you can expect long-term benefits from talk therapy.  Take your pick. 

Recently, the Journal of Psychopharmacology released a study of St. John’s Wort for the treatment of mild to moderate depression.  What ...

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