5 Great Benefits Of Cardiovascular Exercise!

Cardio, short for cardiovascular exercise, is any movement that gets your heart rate up and increases blood circulation. Learn 5 key benefits of performing cardio right here! Cardio. For some it’s a dreaded word and for others it’s a passion they can’t get enough of. Either way you look at it though, cardiovascular exercise is

Acupuncture in Cancer Treatment

Board Certified Oncologist and MARF Board Member A frequently asked question by patients undergoing cancer treatment is, “Can acupuncture help me?” The issue then becomes: is there a place for acupuncture in the vast field of cancer with its diverse treatment modalities? “Vast” since cancer is not one disease but over 300 different malignancies, each

Acupuncture in Stroke Treatment

Acupuncture therapy for stroke-caused conditions such as paralysis, speech and swallowing problems, and depression is commonly used in the Orient. In China and Japan, an acupuncturist is likely to start therapy as soon as possible after a stroke. However, my recommendation is a delay of 2 weeks before acupuncture for strokes caused by bleeding in

Acupuncture and Seasonal Allergies

Symptoms of running nose, sneezing, and watery itchy eyes that recur during specific parts of the year (especially Spring and Fall) are a cause of much suffering of a large segment of the U.S. population. Millions of dollars are spent on medications and the allergy shots for the treatment of seasonal allergies. Western medicine views

All About Acne

Hardly anyone escapes their teen years without having at least some acne, and some people continue to have breakouts into adulthood. By Diana Rodriguez Medically Reviewed by Pat F. Bass, III, MD, MPH Don’t Miss This We’ve all been there: the morning of a big date or important meeting, you look in the mirror to discover a

Anti-aging years of health

Did you know that by the year 2050 the population of those over the age of 65 is projected to be nearly 84 million? That’s double the population from a census report in 2012. Could this be fueling the interest in anti-aging medicine? Fact: The average life expectancy is on the rise from 68 years

Immunotherapy against bee stings in some cases incomplete

Summer is approaching, and for many allergy sufferers this means it is time to start fearing bee stings. “Allergic reactions to insect venoms are potentially life-threatening, and constitute one of the most severe hypersensitivity reactions,” explains PD Dr. Simon Blank, research group leader at the Center of Allergy & Environment (ZAUM), a joint undertaking by

PLCγ1-deficiency in mice causes bipolar disorder

Researchers, led by Pann-Ghill Suh, a professor of life sciences at UNIST, genetically designed mice to have a deficiency of PLCγ1 in their forebrain. They then studied what happened in the mice’s synapses – the ends of neurons, which facilitate electric signaling between two brain cells. Scientists noticed impairment in the inhibitory transmission and synaptic plasticity – that is,