There are many types of hearing conditions that could create a daily struggle difficult to overcome. According to The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), About 2 to 3 out of every 1,000 children in the United States are born with a detectable level of hearing loss in one or both ears […]

“Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.” – John Boswell Winter is here and you are welcome to embrace all that strengthens, reboots and heals or hide your head in the snow and wish for the best. As each seasonal transition […]

BPH stands for benign prostatic hyperplasia, a condition in men in which the prostate gland is enlarged but not cancerous. The prostate is a walnut sized gland deep in a male’s anatomy wrapping itself around the urethra (outflow urine tube) and in charge of adding protective fluid, called semen, to sperm. When the prostate enlarges, […]

A lipoma is a painless, non-cancerous (benign), harmless, slow growing sponge-like growth between the skin and muscle. It can develop anywhere in the body but is often found on the head, neck, back and shoulders. It does not dissipate on its own and can be treated by conventional medicine with steroids or surgery. However, lipomas […]

Our joint system is an integral, everyday set of essential tools often taken for granted. The lower portion experiences the brunt of weight bearing activity while the upper half continues to twist, turn, lift, push and pull throughout the day. Among the many afflictions these joints can fall prey to, frozen shoulder is a painful, […]

If your jaw is popping, impeding closure, or in constant pain you may be suffering from a variety of jaw related issues including TMJ or temporal mandibular joint disorder. If this pain is not addressed, worsening symptoms could occur including varying facial pain, chronic headaches, earaches and/or toothaches. Conventional medicine addresses jaw pain by attempting […]

Hives, technically called Urticaria, can present at any given time. For some, the presentation of red, swollen, itchy skin eruptions are a common occurrence while others struggle with a sporadic bout. The cause can be found in many culprits such as environmental toxins, food allergens, insect bites, medicine side effects, anxiety, or a clue of […]

Snoring can be an annoying condition but it may also be a sign of something more serious, such as sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is when someone stops breathing for short intervals of time while they are sleeping. This lack of breathing comes and goes throughout the night never waking the person up but could result […]

Whether it’s a few flakes or a chronic problem, dandruff can be an embarrassing condition. It also may be a way your body is trying to alert you to anything from an subpar diet to a scalp condition that just might get serious unless you do something about it. Acupuncture, nutraceutical supplementation and botanical medicine […]

Sciatica can be really painful. So much so that when you are experiencing the deep electrical shocks and muscle soreness it sends through your body all you want to do is lie down and never get up. The sciatic nerve is as thick as an extension cord. It runs from the lower spine to the […]