The beach, sun bathing, surfing, pool parties, vacations and sun, sun, sun - summer has finally arrived! That means we need to take extra precautions to protect ourselves all year round, especially
during the radiant summer season. Summer may be a time for fun and games; however, it also holds risks
such as heat exhaustion, heat stroke, skin cancer, food poisoning and even tetanus. Early signs of heat
exhaustion can creep up on us if we do not stay well hydrated. More...
New research by Korean doctors of Oriental medicine suggested that an acupunctural method could reduce
acute lower back pain faster and more effectively than conventional drug injections. It is the first of
oriental medicine for pain relief study that has received international recognition through publishing in
the PAIN journal.
A: I recommend you try lavender, chamomile, valerian root, or schisandra berry. Lavender and chamomile are easier to find as calming teas,
or in calming mixtures. Both are delicious and rest inducing. Take a big sip of tea and then a long
breath in and out, and you will almost immediately feel peaceful and more relaxed!More...
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