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Sense of Hearing: Enjoy Affection, Stop Ear Infection

It is around 2 a.m. in the morning.  Your child is crying even though you notice the diaper is clean and you have just finished feeding not too long ago. The agonizing scream overwhelms your sense of hearing and strikes a painful cord in your heart string. You then notice that your child is pulling […]

“Ahhh” is the Difference Between Heaven and Earth

There are many ways to bring a smile to someone’s face and having a healthy bowel movement is one of them. In ancient China, constipation was not a rare condition. When the Emperor of China was constipated, his doctors would have to move heaven and earth to help him go. Fortunately wise ancient Chinese doctors […]

All Shook Up? It may not be Parkinson’s Disease.

When you have shakes and tremors, it may not always be Parkinson’s  disease. It really depends on what factors are present. Typical symptoms associated with Parkinson’s are finger tremors, unsteadiness, facial muscle weakness, muscle stiffness, and slow movement. But  there are many other conditions that can cause tremors such as: Brain infection, injury, tumor, thyroid […]

Different Strokes in the East and the West

There are people who are seldom sick most of their lives, but then one stroke can leave them devastated both physically and mentally. The problem is that most  people do not know the signs of an imminent stroke, especially when they are young and healthy. Unfortunately, strokes are an insidious disease. In the United States, more […]

Controlling Crohn’s Disease and Colitis

Inflammatory  Bowel Disease (IBD) is often believed to be an autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation and/or ulceration of the digestive tract. Genetics, race, diet and the immune system can all play a role in IBD, but the exact cause is still unknown. There are two major types of IBD: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Crohn’s […]

Prostate Health and Traditional Chinese Medicine

The American Cancer Society classifies prostate cancer as the most common form of cancer among U.S. men. According to recent projections, of the 232,090 new cases to be diagnosed, about 30,350 men will die from prostate cancer. If you are a man over the age of 40 and prostate cancer runs in your family, it […]