Meditation for better health

Meditation for better health

A friend sent me this article on meditation. I found it note worthy and felt inspired to be more diligent with my meditation practice. I hope you will enjoy reading it as well. I summarized the essence of this article below. Please click on the link to read the entire...
Pink Eye

Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis Or Pink Eye The flu season has arrived with a vengeance this year. One side effect of the flu can be conjunctivitis. It is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the thin clear tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines...
Herbal Medicine – turmeric vs. prozac

Herbal Medicine – turmeric vs. prozac

Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric. “It has been found to have a measurable effect on mood; it induces neural growth factors in the brain, mimicking the action of the anti depressant Prozac.” PROZAC® (fluoxetine capsules, USP) is a selective serotonin...
Acupuncture & PTSD

Acupuncture & PTSD

It appears everybody has PTSD these days. “Ohh that’s just my PTSD acting up on me”, I overheard somebody say at Whole Foods the other day. Is PTSD one of those “modern” diseases like depression or narcissism? Have we become wimps when it comes to tolerating pain and...
The Friends in Our Gut

The Friends in Our Gut

Did you know that we share our bodies with billions of living creatures? It has been calculated, that there are more bacterial cells in our digestive tract than cells in our body! There are more of them inside each of us than us.  Bacteria live on our skin and the...