George Lucas was not too far off when he articulated the presence of an all pervasive energy permeating the universe in his movie epic Star Wars.
To understand how Chinese herbs balance the individual we need to introduce another concept the Chinese have held for centuries, that is, the theory of Yin and Yang.
On a recent holiday trip to North Carolina to visit family I had the unfortunate fate of contracting the flu. Although the media has been rattling the saber of a very bad flu epidemic this year, it has been a very long time since I have been ill and so I thought myself relatively immune […]
Estrogen dominance is an imbalance between the hormones estradiol and progesterone that correlate with a number of health challenges in both men and women. Because these hormones play such a pivotal role in women’s health, estrogen dominance is closely associated with symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and menopause. Estimates vary, though a healthy cycling woman […]
“All disease begins in the gut.” These famous words spoken by Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine, are more important than ever for us to observe. Gut integrity and the health of the microbiome determine how our internal world is influenced by the external world. The gut processes food and drink into the building blocks […]
After understanding the landscape of chronic infections, we need to turn our attention to strategies to boost immunity, treat the infection directly, or both. But how do chronic infections take root to begin with? With a robust immune system, many acute infections can be overcome efficiently, and recovery, rapid. Such is the case […]