Lowering the Pressure: A TCM Approach for a Common Cardiovascular Issue

Are antihypertensive medicines helping or harming our bodies? Recently, the benefits of treating high blood pressure with antihypertensive medicines have been called into question. Research published in JAMA Internal Medicinein October 2018 found that treating mild ...

Busting the Cholesterol Myth: Sugar and Inflammation More Harmful than Dietary Fat

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes one in four deaths in the U.S. At least one half of Americans have one or more of the major risk factors of developing CVD, which are high blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking. The term CVD encompasses a wide ...

How Inflammatory Foods Affect Our Pets

Just like inflammatory foods can wreak havoc with chronic medical conditions in people, the same goes for pets. Inflammation is a natural response to an injury, virus, bacteria or irritant to the body. It’s the body’s way to help heal an area by increasing blood flow to ...

Preventing Heart Disease Through Diet

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), deaths from cardiovascular disease have declined 60 percent since the beginning of 1950. However, for now, heart disease remains the number one health challenge in the U.S. The good news is that with lifestyle ...

Putting Out the Fire: Reducing Chronic Inflammation

Inflammation causes more than just discomfort; it is the root of almost all disease here in the U.S. and many other countries as they become increasingly westernized. Multiple studies have now shown that arthritis, cancer, IBS, heart disease, diabetes and even ...

Bring Ocean Effects Inside: Embrace Heat, Salt & Vibration for Toxic Overload

More than 80 million individuals in the United States are estimated to be suffering from the uncomfortable symptoms or serious disability caused by autoimmune disease. While the specific presentation may vary widely, the biochemical process linking all these ...