When we think of the immune system, we often think of our ability to fight off coughs and colds. But the body’s immune system does much more than simply seek out and destroy germs and viruses. It is an enormously complicated set of processes that work together to keep our cells and organs healthy and
One of the biggest health worries my female patients struggle with today is bone health, and for good reason. Osteoporosis—a progressive thinning and weakening of the bones—has frightening consequences. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), 44 million Americans are at risk for this condition. The NOF also estimates that half of all American women
Don’t abandon hope if you’re still trying to get pregnant! Consider scheduling an acupuncture and infertility Rochester NY appointment.
Acupuncture is an alternative medical treatment that is part of traditional Chinese medicine. Using hair thin needles inserted into the specific parts of the body, it stimulates the central nervous system. This encourages the body’s natural healing ability. Acupuncture helps to balance the qi (chee) or the flow of energy within the body. Acupuncture can
The red, itchy eyes. The lack of tissues at the grocery store. The sound of constant sniffling and sneezing. We’re all very aware – this allergy season has been brutal. The main cause of the uptick in allergy symptoms can be attributed to high pollen levels, especially in Rochester. Our immune systems treat pollen as