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Chinese Medicine for Relieving Allergies

Chinese Medicine for Relieving Allergies

Chinese Medicine for Relieving Allergies  Shoshanna Katzman, MS, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac & CH The predominant Chinese medicine view of disease is that illness is caused by an imbalance in the flow of qi, also known as vital energy. Allergies stem from the same, yet specifically involving a qi blockage of the nose and sinuses and referred to as bi yuan, which translates as “nose pool.” Allergies are said to occur when wei qi (defensive Qi) is weak and not able to protect the body from invasion of the external pernicious factor of the “evil wind.” Instead, wind enters the upper body bringing dampness in the form of a runny nose and congestion, and heat symptoms in the form of itchy eyes. Chinese Medicine diagnosis for allergies is...

Why Your Joints Hurt as the Weather Changes

Why Your Joints Hurt as the Weather Changes

As the weather changes, joint pain is a symptom experienced by many. There are several theories to why pain surfaces during weather changes. Overall joint and bone pain are one of the most common symptoms reported. The correlation between changing weather and bone/joint pain has been studied for years, and while no conclusive evidence exists, there are many people who strongly believe the weather plays a role in their pain. Theories behind weather and joint pain often cite barometric pressure as a primary reason for joint pain. Barometric pressure is the weight of the atmosphere that surrounds us, and as the weather changes, the barometric pressure drops, which can cause joints to swell. Swollen joints not able to receive as much fluid, which is associated with pain. As the weather changes, below are...

5 Things To Consider When Buying Memory Boosting Supplements

Without the ability to store and recall memories, you would not only be unable to remember names, contact numbers, why you went to the store or the time for an important meeting, but you will also be unable to learn and master new skills that you can use to improve your life, productivity, and career. Fortunately, the human brain has the ability to store memories and it allows you to recall those memories on-demand. This, however, is a common problem among the global population – with an increased amount of stress being placed upon people, approximately 6.7% of the U.S. population struggling daily with depression and sleep deprivation declared as a public health concern – which are all factors that lead to cognitive impairment. If you suffer...

10 Diet Tips For Fitness Fanatics

If you are interested in maintaining an excellent figure, then you are probably aware that there are two important things: physical exercise and a healthy diet. Physical exercise can help you develop muscular mass and have healthy joints, but it is never enough to stay in shape. You also require a healthy diet, in order to boost your fitness levels and achieve the much-desired weight loss goals. As we understand how important is to maintain a healthy diet, we have gathered top diet tips for you to follow. #1 Eat foods with anti-inflammatory properties When you work out, your muscles have to go through a lot of tension, as well as the joints. At first, inflammation appears as a natural response, due to the constant physical training....

Creating the New You for 2017 – Simple Ways To Improve Your Health & Transform Your Life

[embed]https://youtu.be/zIR3-g4H4jc[/embed] At one point in our lives, we all try to set goals and tell ourselves OK I am going to lose weight.  I am going to eat right and do all the other the stuff that I suppose too so I can stay healthy, but most of us fall off the track at some point. Let us ask ourselves the following questions: Why should one eat right?  Why should we exercise? Why should we do our best to stay physically fit?  Because a healthy, balanced diet provides nutrients to your body. These nutrients give you oomph and keep your heart beating, your brain active, and your muscles working. Thing that are vital so your life, so you are capable of having a happy, healthy, productive life....

You Don't Have to Stop Before You Start

You Don’t Have to Stop Before You Start

We can get off track when we see health and wellness as an all-or-nothing endeavor. And we can really go wrong when we link two or activities that don’t really belong together. It's a mistake to assume that two practices are mutually exclusive, meaning we can do one OR the other like Drink diet Coke OR drink water, Smoke OR exercise, when in reality the items are completely separate....

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Layering Skin Care Products – 8 Steps To Follow

Let’s face it; you probably spent a large sum of money on the best skincare products for your skin. So the last thing you want to do is use them incorrectly. If you don’t know how to apply them in the proper order, you won’t be able to get the most out of each product. Often people keep changing products because they don't work for them. But, this can also be because of the product not being applied correctly. This is where the art of layering skin care products is needed. So take a look at these 8 steps to get your money’s worth and to layer products like a pro. Step 1: Cleanse (Cleansing the face) Before applying anything, your face must be clean and fresh. The primary...

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14 Potent Vitamins for Younger and Healthier Skin

There are skin care products out there that advertise great looking skin once you’ve used them. But when it comes to getting the absolute best for your skin without repercussions, in the long run, it has to be vitamins. Let’s look at a food that can give you an all-around healthy boost and stuff that you need to keep away from: Fruits and veggies are the de facto standard when it comes to getting your fill of vitamins for the day. You can have up to 5 portions a day of each, no worries. Excess dairy products and meat contain saturated fats that can cause unsightly pimples to appear on the skin for some people. You should always opt for food that has a low glycemic...