by Shelly M. Smith Many people vow to make changes in their behavior at the start of a New Year. Often, however, even though they start out gung ho, they eventually lose momentum. Then they beat themselves up about their inability to make the change. This does not mean that there’s something wrong with the person—that they’re lazy or lacking in self-control, determination, discipline or willpower.
by Christina LeBoeuf We are living in the information age and knowledge is power. This may seem too cliché, but all too often health providers hear their patients say, “If only I had known more about, or known sooner, then I could have gotten the help I needed.” In other instances, the patient is scared into making a decision that can potentially, and often does, cause harm. It doesn’t have to be this way. Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging (DITI), also referred to as thermography, provides instant answers
by Ruth Kyle, L.Ac. and Cindy Meyerhoff, INHC It is commonly agreed upon that the first document to unequivocally describe an organized system of diagnosis and treatment—which is recognized as acupuncture—is The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, dating from about 100 BCE. The text is likely to be a compilation of traditions handed down over centuries. (Baldy 1993, Kaplan 1997).
In fact, hearing aid manufacturers report that as many as one-half of the aids they receive for repair are malfunctioning from those causes. The following are some signs of potential damage: fuzzy or distorted sound, weakness, static, intermittency and short battery life. Moisture, which is both in the air and in the ear canal, can even cause a complete failure of the equipment.
Using this type of ground source heat pump requires the temperature to be brought up or down by an average of 20 degrees, as opposed to a unit above ground that requires more energy due to variable high or low temperatures and humidity. Another advantage of the Freon system is the use of copper. “Copper is an excellent conductor of energy.
Oral complications of diabetes can include dental caries, candidiasis, dry mouth, burning mouth syndrome, and the two-way street of diabetes and periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease that affects the soft and hard structures that support the teeth, starting with gingivitis and worsening to advanced periodontitis that can cause tooth loss.
Van Der Kolk and other innovative researchers say that while traditional “talk therapy” may be helpful to a degree, working with the body to locate the source of the trauma and having a way to release it safely is the key to lasting resolution of the psychological and physiological effects of trauma.
Legal in 44 states (including South Carolina), CBD hemp oil contains potent antioxidants that prevent oxidative stress associated with gastrointestinal, neural and immune disorders. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services holds a patent (#6,630,507) for the use of CBD oil to treat neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s, autoimmune diseases including lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia, and inflammatory diseases such as Crohn’s.
In addition to offering a full spine manual and activator family practice, St. John teaches her patients what to do after they leave her office. “We teach muscle memory; proper positions for sleeping, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, vacuuming, etc. She also offers Standard Process supplements.
Edwards has owned and operated Life Chiropractic Clinic for 15 years, and specializes in chiropractic services and nutrition counseling. She also provides products by Foot Levelers, a company that produces custom-made orthotic footwear, and the clinic has recently added a Foot Leveler kiosk. The device scans the feet to obtain data pertaining to the arches and how they affect the body’s overall balance.