Archive for the 'Conditions and Diseases' Category

Kyphosis & Scoliosis. Part 1

Posted in Conditions and Diseases on May 17th, 2012 by Lance

Q.Is kyphosis similar to scoliosis? Could you please explain what kyphosis is and what I can do to improve it? My doctor said I may have to have back surgery. Is kyphosis serious? Read more »

New Risk Factors for Artery Disease

Posted in Conditions and Diseases on April 27th, 2012 by Lance

“I keep reading about new risk factors for heart disease,” your client says. “We already haveto keep track of blood pressure, cholesterol, HDL andLDL, andsomeday we’ll be tested for something that signals inflammation in the arteries, and also for a chemical called homocysteine that’s been linked to plaque buildup. Do you know how theseareaffected by exercise and lifestyle?” Read more »

The Diagnosis Your Pediatrician May Miss. Part 2

Posted in Conditions and Diseases on December 22nd, 2011 by Lance

Check for Anatomical Problems
Recurring infections in children can often be the first sign of a potentially serious urinary tract malfunction — an anatomical problem that requires immediate attention.

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The Diagnosis Your Pediatrician May Miss. Part 1

Posted in Conditions and Diseases on December 22nd, 2011 by Lance

You wake up to find your two-year-old is feverish and doesn’t want breakfast. The rest of the day, she’s also cranky — fussing about eating and crying periodically for what seems like no apparent reason. And her fever continues.

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Unequal Arm Length

Posted in Conditions and Diseases on November 24th, 2011 by Lance

Unequal Arm Length

Q.My nine-year-old nephew was born at 31 weeks gestation. During his hospital stay he was treated for osteomyelitis in the left shoulder. Recently he went through a growth spurt, and he now has a significant discrepancy in arm length. Read more »

Dosage and Directions Post 2

Posted in Conditions and Diseases on August 1st, 2011 by Lance

When administering with the cap. TOUCHING THE INSIDE OF THE CAP with your fingers or lips the Homeopathic remedy and alter its effectiveness. STRONG ODORS such as menthol, mint, camphor, essential oils, tiger balm, lip balm, deep heat linaments. cough lozenges, moth balls, chewing gum, aromatic toothpaste, chemical fumes, perfumes, and incense may alter the effectiveness of Homeopathic Remedies. The average medicine cabinet or purse with perfume or hairspray in it are NOT the ideal storage areas. It is best not to open the remedy bottle if you can smell anything in the surrounding environment. Read more »

Dosage and Directions Post 1

Posted in Conditions and Diseases on July 25th, 2011 by Lance

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS are easily understood and clearly indicated on the label of each container. All Homeopathic formulations are orally effective in a 2.5 ml. (1/2 teaspoonful) dose. The dosage is to be held in the mouth for approximately 30 seconds before swallowing. This will allow ready assimilation of a portion of the remedy, which will enhance results. For best results. TAKE BETWEEN MEALS or at least 10 minutes or more away from a meal. When more than one Homeopathic formula is necessary, allow at least 10 minutes or more between formulas to permit complete absorption and effectiveness, Read more »

Allergy Attack

Posted in Conditions and Diseases on July 1st, 2011 by Lance

I managed to stay on track this week despite a heavy work schedule, and I lost a couple of pounds. The cold or allergy attack I had last week has subsided, so I feel much better. I’m loving the cooler weather! It makes my walks much more pleasant. Read more »

Swift Decline with Alzheimer’s

Posted in Conditions and Diseases on June 3rd, 2011 by Lance

Q.My husband is 19 years older than me (age 74), and four months ago I was told he had signs of early Alzheimer’s. Since that time, our lives have changed greatly. A few months ago, things were pretty normal. Now he puts things away in unusual places and can’t remember names of good friends, but he spends hours doing “word find” puzzles. Things that he always took care of are now just forgotten. He retired with 40 years service from a local TV station where he did video work, but now he can’t do that at all. Why in such a short time have things become so hard for him, even things that he has done for a long period of his life? Read more »

Quick — Is It Anthrax Post 2

Posted in Conditions and Diseases on May 4th, 2011 by Lance

Cockerill says that although the Food and Drug Administration haven’t yet approved the test, the clinic is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal agencies to make the test available. He expects speedy FDA approval. Roche must meet federal rules for labs to even use the tests experimentally, said FDA spokeswoman Sharon Snider, but the company is expected to do so. Read more »