Fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disorder in the United States behind arthritis, according to the American College of Rheumatology. People diagnosed with fibromyalgia experience a wide range of symptoms, including fatigue, pain, stiffness, aches and muscle tenderness, along with sleep disorders and intestinal and bowel troubles. The diagnosis of fibromyalgia can be confirmed
Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you are on your way to kicking the habit and becoming smoke-free and healthier. Every year, more than 3 million Americans try to quit smoking, but only half of them succeed. With the help of acupuncture you have a greater chance of success! Most experts agree that quitting smoking is
Enzymes are responsible for all the biochemical reactions that occur in your body, including digesting your food. The enzymes found in food are the workers responsible for the benefits usually associated with vitamins and minerals. Vitamins and minerals are actually referred to by scientists as co-enzymes – that is , they can-not be used by
Hypothyroidism has been estimated to affect 5 million people in the United States, 90% who are women. Hyperthyroid condition may affect another 2.5 million Americans. Undiagnosed thyroid problems can be behind many unidentified symptoms of fatigue, many recurring illnesses, and non-responsive health problems. Frequently, blood tests of hormone levels are normal, but body temperature is
Pain is the most common reason for seeking medical care. Because chronic (long-term) pain can be resistant to many medical treatments and can cause serious problems, people who suffer from chronic pain often turn to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for relief. Chronic pain is often defined as any pain lasting more than 12 weeks.