A recent study conducted by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey has found that probiotics can reduce the length of a cold in 18-to 25-year-olds, potentially changing the way UW Oshkosh students treat their colds.
According to Pamella MacWilliams,the school nurse, probiotics are regularly prescribed in conjunction with antibiotics in order to restore gastrointestinal health, which antibiotics tend to disrupt.
As holistic and natural practitioners, we must move away from an allopathic model of disease and truly into naturopathy, especially when we look at one of the most important issues that can cause so many different diseases: metabolic inflammation.
The Pacific Acupuncture Symposium was held at the Catamaran Hotel in San Diego on November 8-11, 2012. I have been attending the symposium since it's inception 24 years ago. I always get a quiver of excitement as I park my car and walk towards the hotel, anticipating the wealth of valuable information I am about to receive. And I'm never wrong! Jack Miller, the dean the San Diego campus, takes great care in selecting the cream of our profession to continue to enlighten us, year after year.
According to a new study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, acupuncture may relieve shoulder pain after a stroke.
Acupuncture is the practice of inserting needles into specific points along the body as a means to relieve pain & treat disease.
There is interesting information out there about yeast infections.. much of it is not very reliable & most diet changes can help prevent yeast infections.
New research has found that the use of certain antibiotics may put children at higher risk for developing bowel diseases.
Most people know that grapefruit and grapefruit juice can interfere with medications, but did you know that you might have to wait as long as 24 to 48 hours before taking a drug after having the fruit?
Grapefruit inhibits the important intestinal enzyme CYP3A4, which is needed to break down many medicines properly.
The annual Probiotics Symposium was held at the fabulous Solamar Hotel downtown San Diego Sept 21-22 2012. It was great venue. The hotel provided healthy meals and excellent service.
The first presenter was Ingrid Kohlstadt, MD who spoke about the systemic manifestations of gastrointestinal dysbiosis.