Tui Na: An Intriguing Form of Asian Massage

Written by: Garden Retreat Spa The next time you visit your favorite NYC Asian massage parlor, ask for the Tui Na massage. The literal translation is “push and grasp”, and it’s a soft tissue massage applied with vigor. Be warned that it can be a painful experience for the sensitive, but the massage is generally very slow. The masseuse puts pressure on key points of the body, much like shiatzu, but the feeling and appearance …

How Adrian Kantrowitz Discovered the Treatment for Cardiac Arrest

By Samuel Phineas Upham From a young age, the boy who would grow to become Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz demonstrated a love of medicine. His father was a physician, so he was following the family trade in some ways. Along with his younger brother, Kantrowitz built an electrocardiograph in his home as an early experiment. Kantrowitz attended the Long Island College of Medicine, where he received his doctoral degree in 1943. Kantrowitz had served as part …

Bedding Options to Soothe Allergy Symptoms

Seasonal and regular allergies can put quite a damper on things and cause suffering for millions of people. For those with even mild symptoms, allergies may lead to missed work or cancelled plans. Anti-allergy bedding can provide users with significant relief from their symptoms. Three common allergens are dust mites, mold, and mildew. All three of these are known to build up in mattresses, box springs and pillows, and can cause consumers numerous health issues. …

How to Start Manifesting Your Dreams

By Heather Richards Are you interested in learning more about the Law of Attraction? Have you been reading essential literature such as “The Secret Behind the Secret,” by Dr. Eric Amidi? Positive thinking goes a long way in helping people achieve their goals and dreams. But simply thinking about your dreams is not enough to bring them to life. So where do you begin? Here’s a brief look at how to start the process of …

Take a Step Back If You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Written by familyhealthadvices.com. Have you ever had the feeling that you are overwhelmed and you just don’t have the time to accomplish the things that you want? You need to pay attention to these feelings, as they can create negative energy that can spread into other aspects of your Universe. It can serve as a deterrent that will stop you from achieving wealth and other forms of abundance in your life. A feeling of being …

Ask and You Shall Receive, If you Ask the Right Questions

Written by Heather Richards In an effort to understand life and our purpose on this planet, many people ask a lot of questions. While asking questions is a good place to start, it doesn’t always lead to the right answers. In fact, many people go through life asking the same questions over and over again to no avail. Why? The problem might be because they’re not asking the right questions. According to Dr. Eric Amidi, …

Essential Habits for Better Weight Loss

Article by Paleo Forever Want to lose weight? Just about everyone does and for most people there are very real motives bend the decision to shed unnecessary fat. Whatever the reason, though, all effective weight loss plans have certain things in common. For one thing, you’ll need the following habits working in your favor. First, make sure you’re getting enough sleep. Your body can lose weight you sleep it won’t be able to it as well with …

Why You Should Have Your Teeth Cleaned

There is no reason to be afraid of the dentist. Taking care of your oral health is a lot more beneficial than waiting for the worst to happen. You can end up with a cracked or broken tooth, cavities or damage to your gums or roots. Here are some great reasons to get over the fear and get your teeth cleaned. Prevent Gum Disease Gum disease is caused by a thin film of bacteria that …

The Basics of Acupuncture

Written by: American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Acupuncture involves the stimulation of specific pressure points around the human body, with the goal of alleviating patient discomfort. Acupuncture primarily uses needles, but lasers and other heat sources may also act as substitutes. It’s a traditional practice in China, thought to correct imbalances in the flow of energy throughout our bodies. Though it has not always been an accepted form of medicine, acupuncture is a …

Dr. Sid Solomon Explains The Latest and Greatest…Botox® in the Dental Office!

Article Submitted by Dr. Sid Solomon DDS I am always searching for new technology and advances in the dental world. I feel it is my obligation to give my patients the absolute latest and greatest. In the last few years, dentists and myofacial specialists have realized the powerful potential of an unlikely substance in the dental office: Botox® and dermal fillers. Research and experience have proven that, in addition to smoothing out wrinkles, Botox® can …