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Researchers Find New Organ Missed by Gold Standard Methods for Visualizing Anatomy & Disease

Researchers Find New Organ This might be a great learning lesson… despite our claims about science we do not know everything. Researchers find a new organ and now claim it may be the largest organ in human anatomy. Yet the “interstitium” and its functions remained undetected for decades, even centuries? There are trillions of unknown …

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9 Benefits of Cupping Therapy

Benefits of Cupping Therapy When discussing benefits we must be careful not to separate a therapy like Cupping from a medical system like Traditional Chinese Medicine. There may well be benefits of cupping therapy (like breaking up Qi stagnation) that do not fit with another system. That said, the article’s author gives a quick overview …

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Acupressure App May Ease Menstrual Pain, Try These Home Remedies Too!

Acupressure Eases Menstrual Pain Acupuncture points have long been used to help with menstrual pain. Acupressure eases menstrual pain as well but finding the points on the body in order to apply pressure has been a challenge. Now a new app, AKUD, helps women learn to locate the points. The clinical evidence is promising. The …

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As demand in La Crosse area grows, Gundersen promotes integrative medicine options

Gundersen Integrative Medicine Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI held an open house to promote awareness of its therapies. Local residents were able to get information and even demonstrations of Gundersen integrative medicine potential for their health. During the open house, prospective patients were able to speak with the center’s medical staff and ask …

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9 Holistic Approaches to Relieve Joint Pain

Holistic Joint Pain Remedies One particularly nice thing about a holistic approach is that many modalities are available. When thinking about holistic joint pain remedies, many Americans limit the possibilities. Our frame of reference for pain management is usually a medication (Over-The-Counter or Prescribed) or some procedure. This article by Nicole Noel, Guest Columnist at Pain …

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Federal agencies partner for military and veteran pain management research

Nondrug Pain Management The U.S. military and VA often lead the way for complementary therapies. The referenced article looks at nondrug pain management research for chronic pain. U.S. agencies partner on research that focuses on nondrug approaches for pain management in military personnel and veterans; NCCIH is the lead for this multi-agency initiative.Studies report nearly …

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Many Parents Don’t Tell Doctor About ‘Complementary’ Therapy Use in Kids

Complementary Therapy Complementary therapy has been on the rise. While good overall, it is vital to keep physicians updated so they can help avoid problems like adverse interactions with medications or activities that might be contraindicated. Parents often try unconventional treatments — such as acupuncture and herbal products — when their kids are sick, but …

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Health on the High Seas – Mandara Spa on the NCL Breakaway – HealthPopuli.com

Holistic Health on High Seas A cruise ship that offers a buffet of holistic health options! “Health is very addictive,” Michaela Deeley told me. “The way you feel once you start to feel good… you don’t want to stop.” Michaela is the manager at the Mandara Spa on the Norwegian Cruise Line’s ship, the Breakaway, …

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