VITAMIN D

VITAMIN D

Spring is in the air and that means the focus is now on vitamin D. Vitamin D, otherwise known as calciferol, is a fat-soluble vitamin that is not found in adequate amounts in most foods. It is a cholesterol based pro-hormone made in the skin when it is exposed to...
Bloated?

Bloated?

It’s one of the most common digestive issues: bloating of the abdomen. Some have just a bit of bloating where others look like they are a couple of months pregnant. Some people don’t feel anything of the bloating, and some feel a lot of pressure or pain in the stomach...
Arthritis

Arthritis

Arthritis is an umbrella term for more than 100 medical conditions that affect the skeletal system, specifically joints where two or more bones meet.* It mainly occurs in the joints of the hands, knees, shoulders, hips and lower back. In Western medicine pain relief...
Wrinkles

Wrinkles

Laugh lines, thinking wrinkles, angry look lines, are-you-kidding-me-lines or crow's feet. Do you have them too? I have to say that I actually really like them on other people. The beautiful lines around your eyes or on your nose are actually very cute. Look at this...
Keep your balance in Autumn

Keep your balance in Autumn

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) everything is connected and in perfect harmony. This is reflected in the rhythm of day and night, the alternation of the seasons and the functioning of people. Now that Autumn has arrived, the element metal is taking the...
Acupuncture vs dry needling

Acupuncture vs dry needling

Every now and then I get asked if dry needling is the same thing as acupuncture. And the answer is no! They are very different. I think the most important thing to know is that dry needling is a treatment to ease muscular pain and tightness. Practitioners needle local...