Is Acupuncture a Safer Alternative to Painkillers?

Painkillers tend to be the easiest way to get rid of a headache, cramps, back pain or other areas of your body that need relief. Studies show that 80% of heroin users began by using prescription medicine to help recover from a surgery or injury pain. However, not all pain …

5 Ways to Benefit from Cupping Therapy

Cupping has been an ancient form of bodywork therapy that was used to help stimulate blood flow, relieve pain and provide many other health-promoting effects. Historical records document cupping use in Chinese medicine over 3,000 years ago. Other records indicate that the ancient Egyptians and Greeks practiced it as well …

Insomnia and Traditional Medicine

From time to time, most people have nights where they cannot sleep, tossing and turning in frustration, wondering how they are going to get through the next day. For some people, however, this is a nightly occurrence, either not being able to get to sleep, or falling asleep but then …