It takes two cells to make a healthy baby, an egg cell and a sperm cell. The health of your baby is dependent on the health of the egg and sperm the three months leading up to and at conception (fertilization in bedroom or IVF lab). Your fertility potential (egg and...
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Before you go and decide on getting that cortisone injection to help relieve shoulder pain from frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) symptoms you should consider acupuncture therapy. It is not only effective, it is gentle and has little to no side-effects when done by a registered acupuncturist.
What is frozen shoulder?
In honour of pregnancy and infant loss awareness month, let me first give my sincerest condolences for all of those who have lost pregnancies, babies, children, and a little piece of themselves in the process.
During this time of year, many people will have the following symptoms: dry skin, dry cough, slight fever and a sore throat. According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), acupuncture coupled with natural food cures such as pears can help generate production of bodily fluid, moisten dryness, clear away pathogenic heat through the lungs, lubricate the throat, dissolve mucus, and relieve cough.
When I find research that confirms a Traditional Chinese Medicine principle, I get pretty excited. That happened to me again today, which is always a treat. And this one was such an esoteric Chinese medicine idea, that it’s hard to believe someone thought to study it.