Using Acupuncture For Back Pain

Chronic pain is something that plagues millions of Americans on a daily basis, and plenty of otherwise healthy individuals generally discover themselves wondering why they have to hurt so much all the time.

Even though the individual causes of discomfort and back soreness might be pretty varied, it ordinarily breaks down to either a posture issue that causes unnecessary tension from the muscles or an imbalance in a person’s ability to manage their strain.  While stopping the causes just before they start is frequently not a possibility, since they’re an inherent part of each day living, one method for treating the signs that lots of folks have begun to resort to is Chinese acupuncture.  Again, agony if left unchecked, can turn out to be debilitating as time goes on.

Acupuncture treatments aim to resolve the underlying causes, but not in the way people usually think of when back discomfort relief comes to mind.  The Chinese believed that the fundamental flow of a person’s underlying life force could be enhanced and allowed to move much more freely by way of the accurate placement of tiny needles at several places of the body, and just under a person’s skin.

Whether or not you believe in the existence of this intrinsic field of natural healing life energy, the stress-relieving potential of applying acupuncture for back pain remedies is undeniable.  All that’s needed to enjoy the advantages is an open mind, and a willingness to try solutions which are off the beaten path.  It all depends on how ready you might be to get rid of your chronic back pain.  Continue reading Using Acupuncture For Back Pain

Medical System Almost Kills Farmer

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Isn’t it frustrating how the medical establishment, the FDA, and big pharmaceutical companies reject alternative and natural medicine? 

While it’s clear that the motivation of Big Pharma is greed, and the FDA’s problem is their incestuous relationship with Big Pharma, it’s still puzzling how doctors who  enter their profession because of a desire to contribute to the health […]

Natural Remedies vs. Drugs

Natural health products  are gaining popularity all the time.  People use them as preventatives to stay healthy and to achieve and maintain optimal health. 

Time was when natural remedies were the only choice available.  But with the dawning of chemicals and drugs the medical profession largely abandoned natural remedies.  Procedures shifted to treating virtually all sickness and disease with pharmaceutical drugs and surgery.  Pharmaceuticals are big business, and we are subjected to a daily marketing barrage telling us to “ask your doctor about (insert some drug name here).”

The practice of modern medicine follows the “sickness” paradigm, prescribing drugs or procedures to cure people after they get sick.  This paradigm is the opposite of the “wellness” paradigm which concentrates on maintaining or getting back good health through the use of natural remedies and a healthy lifestyle.

Why are people desiring alternatives to standard medical treatments?   Continue reading Natural Remedies vs. Drugs

Immune Systems and Broken Levees

NOLA Levee BreakThe Levee lay there un-noticed by most of the citizens until it was overwhelmed and the City of New Orleans flooded during Hurricane Katrina.  To all outward appearances the barrier looked fine and continued day after day to do the job of holding the water out.  But all that changed when so much stress was put on it that it failed.

 Similarly, our immune systems are designed to provide our bodies with protection just like the levees were designed to protect New Orleans.  Our immune system is an amazing protection mechanism designed to defend us against millions of bacteria, microbes, viruses, toxins and parasites.  It faces stresses everyday: Cuts can allow all sorts of bacteria and viruses to enter our body; Germs floating in the air are inhaled; Each day we eat hundreds of germs; Various kinds of human ailments can cause allergies.  Continue reading Immune Systems and Broken Levees